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 52)
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]

Honours and awards[edit]




  1. ^ Jorge Pineda: Saltó del banco al Vida Archived 2013-03-13 at the Wayback Machine. - Tiempo (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Desafíe a Ismael - La Prensa (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Desafíe a Ismael - La Prensa (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Jorge PinedaFIFA competition record
  5. ^ UNCAF Tournament 1995 Archived 2011-05-14 at the Wayback Machine. - RSSSF
  6. ^ CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 1996 - Full Details Archived 2008-11-21 at the Wayback Machine. - RSSSF
  7. ^ Pineda nuevo técnico de Marathón Archived 2013-10-05 at the Wayback Machine. - La Tribuna (in Spanish)
  8. ^ Quiero hacer historia en Motagua Archived 2013-10-04 at the Wayback Machine. - La Tribuna (in Spanish)
  9. ^ Hondureño Jorge Pineda, nuevo entrenador del Suchitepéquez - Terra (in Spanish)
  10. ^ Día crucial para Hispano Archived 2013-10-05 at the Wayback Machine. - La Tribuna (in Spanish)
  11. ^ Entre dudas incia el Victoria - Diez (in Spanish)
  12. ^ Pineda: “La aspiración es llegar a semifinales” Archived 2013-10-04 at the Wayback Machine. - La Prensa (in Spanish)
  13. ^ Jorge Pineda firma con el Vida - La Prensa (in Spanish)

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