Luis Fernando Herrera

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Luis Herrera
Personal information
Full name Luis Fernando Herrera Arango
Date of birth (1962-06-12) June 12, 1962 (age 56)
Place of birth Medellín, Colombia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1983 Independiente Medellín
1984–1985 Atletico Bucaramanga
1986 América de Cali
1987–1996 Atlético Nacional 286 (2)
National team
1987–1996 Colombia 61 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008

Luis Fernando Herrera Arango (born June 12, 1962 in Medellín, Colombia) is a retired football defender. He was capped 61 times and scored 1 international goal for Colombia between 1987 and 1996. He is current head coach for Atlético Huila [1]


Herrera (nicknamed Chonto) played most of his club career for Atlético Nacional in Colombia, where he was part of the team that won the Copa Libertadores in 1989. He also helped the club to win two Colombia league titles in 1991 and 1994.

Herrera played three matches at the 1994 World Cup, and four matches at the 1990 World Cup. He also played in three editions of the Copa América in 1987,[2] 1991[3] and 1993.[4]


Season Team Title
1989 Atlético Nacional Copa Libertadores
1991 Atlético Nacional Colombia league
1994 Atlético Nacional Colombia league


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