Hernán Rengifo

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Hernán Rengifo
Hernan Rengifo 2009.jpg
Rengifo while playing for Lech Poznań in 2009.
Personal information
Full name Hernán Rengifo Trigoso
Date of birth (1983-04-18) 18 April 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth Chachapoyas, Peru
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
FBC Melgar
Number 24
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Virgen de Chapi (6)
2002–2003 Universitario 22 (3)
2004 Unión Huaral 41 (16)
2005–2007 Univ. San Martín 83 (40)
2007–2009 Lech Poznań 56 (24)
2010–2012 Sporting Cristal 33 (7)
2013 Sivasspor 1 (0)
2014–2015 Juan Aurich 55 (21)
2015–2017 Universitario 49 (16)
2017– Melgar 25 (8)
National team
2005–2012 Peru 23 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 June 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 October 2012

Hernán Rengifo Trigoso (born 18 April 1983) is a Peruvian footballer who plays as a striker in the Peruvian Primera División for FBC Melgar.


In a successful UEFA Cup campaign in 2008-09 for Lech Poznań, Rengifo finished with six goals in the competition, including scoring in both legs of Last 32 tie against Italian Serie A club Udinese Calcio. Hernan played at Lech along with two other Peruvian players in Anderson Cueto. Hernan made good successive performances in the Europe league, whilst at Lech Poznań. In January 2010, he was transferred to Omonia in Cyprus. In January 2012, he was released from Omonia and returned to Peru, to play for Sporting Cristal.

International career[edit]

In March 2009, Rengifo was called up by coach José del Solar for the World Cup 2010 qualifiers with Chile and Brazil. The Peru team at this stage were bottom of the ten-nation qualifying group.

Rengifo was left behind as the national team returned from a match in Colombia on 10 June 2009.[1]


He is nicknamed Charapa, which is how the people from the Amazonas basin is informally called in Peru. Literally, Charapa is the name of a turtle. In Poland he was nicknamed Reindeer - (Renifer in Polish).


Lech Poznań


Sporting Cristal

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Peru's goal tally first.[2]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. March 30, 2008 Estadio Max Augustín, Iquitos, Peru  Costa Rica 1–0 3–1 Friendly
2. May 31, 2008 Estadio Nuevo Colombino, Huelva, Spain  Spain 1–1 1–2 Friendly
3. September 9, 2009 Estadio Monumental "U", Lima, Peru  Uruguay 1–0 1–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
4. October 10, 2009 Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos Aires, Argentina  Argentina 1–0 1–2 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. November 18, 2009 Sun Life Stadium, Miami, United States  Honduras 2–1 2–1 Friendly
6. October 8, 2010 Estadio Alejandro Villanueva, Lima, Peru  Costa Rica 2–0 2–0 Friendly


  1. ^ Homewood, Brian (2009-06-14). "Peru leave player behind in Colombia". Reuters. Retrieved 2009-06-15. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Rengifo, Hernán". National Football Teams. Retrieved 19 August 2017. 

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