Luis Ovalle

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Luis Ovalle
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Ovalle playing for Panama at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Luis Carlos Ovalle Victoria
Date of birth (1988-09-07) 7 September 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Panama City, Panama
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Atlético Venezuela
Number 19
Youth career
Sporting San Miguelito
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 Sporting San Miguelito 57 (11)
2008Monterrey B (loan) 22 (0)
2009–2010 Chorrillo 32 (0)
2010–2012 Sporting San Miguelito 21 (0)
2012Patriotas (loan) 2 (0)
2013–2017 Zamora 136 (3)
2017 Deportes Tolima 6 (0)
2018 Olimpia 13 (0)
2018 Sporting San Miguelito 10 (0)
2019– Atlético Venezuela 12 (0)
National team
2010– Panama 27 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:33, 10 May 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:33, 10 May 2019 (UTC)

Luis Carlos Ovalle Victoria (born 7 September 1988) is a Panamanian football defender who currently plays for Atlético Venezuela.

Club career[edit]

Ovalle came through the Sporting San Miguelito youth system and made his debut for their senior side in 2004. In 2008, he joined compatriot Felipe Baloy at Mexican side Monterrey[2] only to return to Panama to play for Chorrillo and later for Sporting San Miguelito again. In June 2012, Sporting loaned him to Colombian club Patriotas Boyaca.[3]

In January 2013, Ovalle crossed borders again when he joined compatriot Gabriel Torres at Venezuelan outfit Zamora.[4]

International career[edit]

He was part of the Panama U-20 squad that participated in the 2007 FIFA World Youth Cup in Canada.[5]

Ovalle made his senior debut for Panama in a December 2010 friendly match against Honduras and has, as of 10 June 2015, earned a total of 4 caps, scoring no goals.

In May 2018 he was named in Panama's preliminary 35 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

As of 28 June 2018[7]
Panama
Year Apps Goals
2010 1 0
2011 0 0
2012 2 0
2013 0 0
2014 0 0
2015 1 0
2016 5 0
2017 13 0
2018 3 0
Total 25 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 10 July 2018. p. 20.
  2. ^ Ovalle se queda con el Monterrey de Baloy – La Prensa (in Spanish)
  3. ^ LUIS OVALLE CEDIDO AL PATRIOTAS BOYACA FC – Sporting SM (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Defensa panameño Luis Ovalle firma con el Zamora de Venezuela – Telemetro (in Spanish)
  5. ^ Luis OvalleFIFA competition record
  6. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-gb/amp/news/revealed-every-world-cup-2018-squad-23-man-preliminary-lists/oa0atsduflsv1nsf6oqk576rb
  7. ^ "Luis Ovalle". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 10 July 2018.

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