|Date of birth||1944|
|Place of birth||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Date of death||6 February 2007(aged 62)|
|Place of death||San Pedro Sula, Honduras|
|1968||Luís Ángel Firpo|
|1971–1972||Atlético Español Verdún||22||(10)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.|
Flavio Ortega was a Brazilian footballer who started playing in 1962 and moved abroad to play in El Salvador. He came to Honduras in 1968. He played for Real España and Marathón of San Pedro Sula, rising to become an important player for both clubs.
After he retired from playing, Ortega managed the Honduras national football team at the 1991 CONCACAF Gold Cup finals, leading Honduras to a second-place finish. He won the 1994 CONCACAF Champions' Cup with Costa Rican side Cartaginés.
Honduran clubs statistics
|Club Deportivo Marathón||1968-69||21||7|
|Club Deportivo Marathón||1969-70||26||18|
|Club Deportivo Marathón||1971-72||20||5|
Personal life and death
Ortega was married to Honduran Ligia Hernández de Ortega and the couple had four children: Claudia, Flavio, and twins Liliane and Lilian. He became a Honduran citizen in 1992. In 2005, when with Platense, he suffered multiple injuries sustained in a car accident.
- Centenares de catrachos despiden al fallecido entrenador Flavio Ortega - Mediotiempo (in Spanish)
- Urbina, Walter; Jerez, Irvin; Rodríguez, René Ivann (30 September 1999). "Honduras - List of Topscorers". RSSSF.
- Desafíe a Ismael - La Prensa (in Spanish)
- Courtney, Barrie (12 June 2009). "CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 1991 - Full Details". RSSSF. Archived from the original on October 16, 2013.
- Muere entrenador brasileño-hondureño Flavio Ortega - El Correo (in Spanish)
- Fallece Flavio Ortega, extécnico de Honduras - Nación (in Spanish)