Pedro Sarmiento

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Sarmiento and the second or maternal family name is Solís.

Pedro Enrique Sarmiento Solís (born 26 October 1956) is a Colombian football manager and former player.

Playing career[edit]


Born in Medellín, Sarmiento played for Atlético Nacional and América de Cali during his professional career. After winning several national club titles he became a trainer. In 2004 he won the fourth title for Independiente Medellín.


Sarmiento made 37 appearances for the senior Colombia national football team from 1980 to 1985,[1] including participating in nine qualifying matches for the 1982 and 1986 FIFA World Cups[2] and the 1983 Copa América.[3]

He also played for Colombia at the 1980 Olympic Games in the Moscow.[4]

Managerial career[edit]

After he retired from playing, Sarmiento began coaching football. He has led Deportivo Cali, América de Cali, Santa Fe and Independiente Medellín and Cúcuta Deportivo.[5]


  1. ^ "Colombia - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  2. ^ Pedro SarmientoFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "Copa América 1983". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  4. ^ "Pedro Sarmiento". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  5. ^ "Pedro Sarmiento es el nuevo entrenador del Cúcuta Deportivo colombiano" [Pedro Sarmiento is the new Colombian manager for Cúcuta Deportivo] (in Spanish). Terra Deportes. 28 January 2008.