Oscar Zubía

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Óscar Zubía
Personal information
Full name Óscar Zubía Miguez
Date of birth (1946-02-08) 8 February 1946 (age 71)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1970 River Plate Montevideo ? (3)
1970–1972 Peñarol ? (27)
1972–1976 LDU Quito ? (57)
National team
1968–1971 Uruguay 15 (4)
Teams managed
1978 LDU Quito
1993–1994 LDU Quito
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 26, 2009.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of April 26, 2009

Joffre Óscar Zubía (born 8 February 1946, in Montevideo) is a retired Uruguayan football player. He has played for clubs in Ecuador and Uruguay, as well as the Uruguayan football team in the 1970 World Cup.

Club career[edit]

Zubia started his career at River Plate de Montevideo, where he impressed the national team, earning a spot on the 1970 Uruguay World Cup team.

He then transferred to cross-town team Peñarol, where he was able to play in his first Copa Libertadores in 1971.

In 1972, Zubia made the move to Ecuador to play for LDU Quito, where he helped the team earn its first two national championships also becoming the national top scorer with 30 goals. He retired from football after his participation at the Quito club.

International career[edit]

Zubia had 15 caps for the Uruguayan football team from 1968-1971. He was part of the squad that played in the 1970 World Cup, earning 2 caps against Italy & Sweden.

Later career[edit]

Since retiring from footballer, Zubia has stayed on with LDU Quito as a manager at the youth and senior level. He was the senior team coach from 1997-1998. Currently works as a Scout and Coaching the minor leagues in LDU Quito


LDU Quito

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