Jair Catuy

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Jair Catuy
Personal information
Full name Jair Ibrahim Catuy Arosemena
Date of birth (1992-01-28) 28 January 1992 (age 30)
Place of birth Panama City, Panama[1]
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
C.D. Universitario
Number 19
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 C.D. Plaza Amador 20 (3)
2013–2014 Atlético Chiriqui ? (?)
2014–2015 CA Independiente 4 (1)
2015–2017 Santa Gema F.C. 49 (13)
2017–2018 Chorrillo FC 25 (1)
2019 Tauro F.C. 25 (10)
2019 Tauro F.C. 25 (10)
2020– CD Universitario 5 (6)
2020 San Francisco F.C. (loan) 14 (3)
National team
2021– Panama 6 (2)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 17 January 2022

Jair Ibrahim Catuy Arosemena (born 28 January 1992) is a Panamanian professional footballer player who plays as a center forward for CD Universitario and the Panamanian national team.

He debuted internationally on 28 January 2021, in a friendly match against Serbia in a 0–0 draw.

On 25 March 2021, in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Barbados, Catuy scored his first goal for Panama in a 1–0 victory.[2]


Jair Catuy was born in Panama City on 28 January 1992.

Club career[edit]

C.D. Plaza Amador[edit]

Catuy made his debut with the Plaza Amador team in the First Division of Panama.

C.A. Independiente[edit]

Catuy was signed by C.A. Independiente of La Chorrera in December 2013, to play the 2014 Clausura Tournament.

Santa Gema F.C.[edit]

Catuy spend his time with Santa Gema F.C., which was very profitable, as he saw a lot of minutes and scored many goals. He became champion of the 2016–2017 Cup Tournament, and stood out as a promising player of Panamanian soccer.

Chorrillo F.C[edit]

At Chorrillo F.C, Catuy played in the 2017 CONCACAF League.

Tauro F.C.[edit]

Catuy signed for Tauro F.C. in 2019, played a total of 27 games between the league and international tournaments, scoring 10 goals and becoming champion of two tournaments.[3]

C.D. Universitario[edit]

Catuy signed for C.D. Universitario in January 2020, he only played a total of three games before to the tournament being suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In September 2020, he was loaned for 3 months to San Francisco FC for the Clausura Tournament and the Concacaf League of said semester.

San Francisco FC[edit]

He arrived on loan to San Francisco FC for the 2020 Clausura Tournament, and his arrival to the team was announced on September 28. After the tournament and after being runner-up, he returned to his home team the CD Universitario.

Return to C.D. Universitario[edit]

On January 7, 2021, his return was announced, this time as a franchise player and his return to training with the team.

International career[edit]

He made his debut with the Panamanian senior team on 28 January 2021, in the friendly match against the Serbia at the Rommel Fernández Stadium, in a 0–0 draw.

On 25 March 2021, in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Barbados, Catuy scored his first goal for Panama in a 1–0 victory.[2]


  1. ^ Jair Catuy at Soccerway. Retrieved 2021-03-26.
  2. ^ a b FIFA.com. "FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Qualifiers - North, Central America and Caribbean - Matches - Panama - Barbados - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Archived from the original on March 23, 2021. Retrieved 2021-03-26.
  3. ^ "Jair Catuy: "No pensé que iba a llegar una oportunidad tan linda."". Bitácora Deportiva. 20 January 2019. Retrieved 3 October 2020.

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