Héctor Canjura

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Héctor Canjura
Personal information
Full name Héctor Aarón Canjura Astorga
Date of birth (1976-07-15) July 15, 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth San Salvador, El Salvador
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position midfielder
Youth career
1986–1994 Los Pericos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1998 ADET
1999–2006 Luis Ángel Firpo
2007–2009 Nejapa 76 (6)
National team
2000–2002 El Salvador 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 January 2011.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 January 2011

Héctor Aarón Canjura Astorga (born 15 July 1976 in San Salvador) is a retired football player from El Salvador.

Club career[edit]

Canjura started his professional career at ADET, but then joined Luis Ángel Firpo for a long spell. He ended his career at Nejapa in December 2009[1] to become an administrative manager at the club which was renamed Alacranes Del Norte.[2]

International career[edit]

Canjura made his debut for El Salvador in a July 2000 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Honduras and has earned a total of 12 caps, scoring 1 goal. He has represented his country in 3 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[3] and played at the 2001 UNCAF Nations Cup[4] and at the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[5]

His final international game was a January 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup match against Mexico.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list El Salvador's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 25 May 2001 Estadio Nacional, Tegucigalpa, Honduras  Panama 2-0 2-1 UNCAF Nations Cup


1999 Clausura, 2000 Clausura


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