Geovanny Caicedo

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Geovanny Caicedo
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Caicedo playing for El Nacional in 2015
Personal information
Full name Banner Geovanny Caicedo Quiñónez
Date of birth (1981-03-28) March 28, 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
El Nacional
Number 30
Youth career
1998–2003 Patria
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Huracán 11 (0)
2003–2006 Barcelona 90 (8)
2007 Emelec 24 (1)
2008 El Nacional 29 (0)
2009–2010 Deportivo Quito 58 (6)
2011–2012 LDU Quito 30 (1)
2012 Toronto FC 0 (0)
2012 Deportivo Cuenca 11 (1)
2013–2014 Deportivo Quito 23 (0)
2014– El Nacional 52 (4)
National team
2009– Ecuador 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 November, 2015.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Caicedo and the second or maternal family name is Quiñónez.

Banner Geovanny Caicedo Quiñónez (born March 28, 1981 in Esmeraldas) is an Ecuadorian footballer.



Caicedo began his youth career with Patria in Guayaquil. In 2000, he was loaned to Huracán Sporting Club and made 11 appearances for the club before returning to Patria.


In 2003 Caicedo joined top Ecuadorean club Barcelona and quickly established himself as a fixture on defense for the club. In his four years with Barcelona he appeared in 90 league matches and scored 8 goals. In 2007, he joined Emelec and the following season played for El Nacional. The 2009 season saw Caicedo join Deportivo Quito with which he remained for two seasons appearing in 58 matches and scoring 6 goals. During the 2009 season he helped Deportivo in capturing the Serie A title. After a successful stay with Deportivo in 2011 he joined rival club LDU Quito and went on to appear in 29 matches scoring 1 goal.

On January 13, 2012, Caicedo announced that he would be joining Toronto FC and would be set to join the team during preseason, joining his countryman Joao Plata.[1] His signing was officially announced by Toronto FC on January 26, 2012.[2] He left Toronto FC on March 9, 2012 without playing an official game, his contract was terminated by mutual consent after having difficulty adjusting to the style of play and being away from his family.[3]


Caicedo has made 9 appearances for Ecuador and was selected as part of the squad for 2011 Copa América. He was last called up in a friendly against the United States on October 11, 2011.


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