Nayeli Rangel

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Nayeli Rangel
Nayeli Rangel 2012 (cropped).JPG
Rangel captaining Mexico at the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
Personal information
Full name Lydia Nayeli Rangel Hernández[1]
Date of birth (1992-02-28) 28 February 1992 (age 27)[1]
Place of birth Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico[2]
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[3]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Tigres UANL
Number 11
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 Sky Blue FC 10 (0)
2016–2017 Sporting de Huelva 11 (0)
2017– Tigres UANL 46 (11)
National team
2008 Mexico U17
2008–2012 Mexico U20
2012– Mexico 81[4] (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 March 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 June 2015

Lydia Nayeli Rangel Hernández (born 28 February 1992), known professionally as Nayeli Rangel, is a Mexican footballer who plays as a midfielder for Tigres UANL and the Mexico women's national team.

Early life[edit]

Rangel was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico.[5]

Playing career[edit]


On 11 January 2013 she joined Sky Blue FC in the new National Women's Soccer League.

In December 2016, she joined Sporting de Huelva of the Spanish first division, Primera División.[6]

In July 2017, she joined her hometown club Tigres UANL of the newly formed Liga MX Femenil.[7]


Rangel was part of Mexico's squad at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup and captained the team at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, playing three matches in each tournament.





  1. ^ a b "List of Players - 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 18 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Las Mediocampistas de la Selección Femenil que Participarán en la Copa Mundial de Canadá 2015". Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Asociación, A.C. (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 10 June 2015. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Lydia Nayeli Rangel Hernández". Liga MX Femenil. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Profile". Retrieved 18 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Nayeli Rangel, the beautiful captain of the Mexican Women's U20" (in Spanish). Univision. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Nayeli Rangel, newest Mexican in the Spanish league (In Spanish)". ESPN Deportes. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Nayeli Rangel, refuerzo estelar para Tigres". Univision. Retrieved 15 July 2017.

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