Jorge Pineda

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Jorge Pineda
Personal information
Full name Jorge Ernesto Pineda
Date of birth (1964-11-26) 26 November 1964 (age 51)
Place of birth Langue, Honduras
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Vida (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1996 Vida 163 (35)
1996-1998 Victoria 54 (3)
1998–1999 Real Maya 17 (1)
1999 Broncos 31 (7)
2000-2002 Victoria 68 (17)
2002–2003 Real España 28 (3)
2003 Victoria 14 (2)
National team
1995–2001 Honduras 8 (1)
Teams managed
2005-2006 Victoria
2007 Marathón
2008 Motagua
2009 Suchitepéquez
2010 Hispano
2011-2012 Necaxa
2013- Vida

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jorge Ernesto Pineda (born 26 November 1964) is a retired Honduran football player and current football manager. He is currently married to Ena Pineda and has four daughters named Darcy, Georgina, Chelsea and another daughter from a previous relationship named Andrea.

Club career[edit]

Born in Valle Department in south Honduras, Pineda left for La Ceiba in the north to study and was snapped up by Vida.[1] He played 8 years for Vida and later for Victoria, Real Maya, Broncos and Real España.[2]

He scored 68 Honduran national league goals in total.[3]

International career[edit]

A relatively late newcomer, Pineda made his debut for Honduras in a November 1995 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Panama and has earned a total of 8 caps, scoring 1 goal. He has represented his country in 2 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[4] and played at the 1995 UNCAF Nations Cup,[5] as well as at the 1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[6]

His final international was a July 2001 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Costa Rica.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Honduras' goal tally first.
N. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 29 November 1995 Estadio Óscar Quiteño, Santa Ana, El Salvador  Panama 1–0 2-0 1995 UNCAF Nations Cup

Managerial career[edit]

After he finished his playing career, Pineda became assistant coach at Victoria and later became in charge himself. He has also managed Marathón,[7] Motagua[8] and moved abroad to lead Guatemalan side Suchitepéquez in the 2009 Clausura.[9] In summer 2009 he was appointed manager of Hispano,[10] returned to Victoria in summer 2010[11] and he was made coach of Necaxa ahead of the 2011 Apertura.[12] In December 2012 he replaced Carlos Martínez as coach of Vida.[13]

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