Nahúm Espinoza

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Nahún Espinoza
Personal information
Full name Nahún Alberto Espinoza Zerón
Date of birth (1964-08-14) 14 August 1964 (age 52)
Place of birth Tela,[1] Honduras
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1987 Real España 109 (6)
1988–2000 Olimpia 247 (31)
National team
1994 Honduras 1 (0)
Teams managed
2005–2007 Olimpia
2008–2009 Platense
2009–2010 Vida (Technical Advisor)
2011 Victoria
2012 UPNFM
2012 Real España
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 January 2013
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Espinoza and the second or maternal family name is Zerón.

Nahún Alberto Espinoza Zerón (born 14 August 1964) is a retired Honduran football player, who most recently was manager of Real España in the Liga Nacional de Honduras.

Club career[edit]

He started his career at Real España and also had a lengthy spell with Olimpia, winning 5 league titles. He played with Alex Pineda Chacón, Belarmino Rivera, Eugenio Dolmo Flores, Danilo Galindo and his brother Juan Carlos Espinoza in the Olimpia and they won the CONCACAF Champions League in 1988[2]

International career[edit]

Espinoza made his debut for Honduras in a December 1994 friendly match against the United States, coming on as a late substitute for Mario Peri. It proved to be his sole international game.

Managerial career[edit]

He has coached Platense and Olimpia, with whom he won three consecutive titles.[3] He also was technical advisor at Vida[4] and shortly manager of Victoria[5] and Second Division side UPNFM.[6]

In September 2012, Espinoza succeeded Chelato Uclés as manager of Real España, with his brother Juan Carlos named as his assistant.[7] He however announced in November 2012 to leave the club after the season.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Nahún is the younger brother of former international midfielder Juan Carlos Espinoza. Their brother Enrique, who died in April 2012, was also a former player of Olimpia.[9]

Honours and awards[edit]


C.D. Olimpia
C.D. Real Espana


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