Luis Santibáñez

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Luis Santibáñez
Personal information
Full name Luis Alberto Santibáñez Díaz
Date of birth (1936-02-07)7 February 1936
Place of birth Antofagasta, Chile
Date of death 5 September 2008(2008-09-05) (aged 72)
Place of death Santiago, Chile
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Teams managed
Years Team
1966 Antofagasta Portuario
1970–1972 Unión San Felipe
1973–1977 Unión Española
1977–1982 Chile
1978–1980 O'Higgins
1981–1982 Universidad Católica
1983 Universidad de Chile
1985–1986 Barcelona SC
1987–1988 Filanbanco
1989 La Serena
1990 Santiago Wanderers
1991 Temuco
1992 Everton
1995 LDU Portoviejo
2000 Al-Arabi Qatar
2001 Deportes Arica
2005 Fernández Vial

Luis Alberto Santibáñez Díaz (7 February 1936 – 5 September 2008) was a Chilean football manager.

As a team coach he won the Chilean title four times, once with Unión San Felipe (1971) and three times with Unión Española (1973, 1975, and 1977).

He served as manager of the Chile national football team between 1977 and 1982, which included qualification for the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain. There Chile was eliminated in the first round, in a group with Algeria, Austria and West Germany, losing all three matches.



Unión San Felipe
Unión Española
Barcelona Sporting Club


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