Pércival Piggott

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Pércival Piggott
Personal information
Full name Pércival Antonio Piggott Cumming
Date of birth (1966-11-23) November 23, 1966 (age 50)
Place of birth Panama City, Panama
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1992 Cojutepeque
1992–1994 Tauro
1994–1995 Luis Ángel Firpo
1995–1998 Victoria (17)
1998–2001 Herediano
2000 San Francisco (loan)
2001 Luis Ángel Firpo
2001–2004 Liberia
2005–2007 Tauro
National team
1987–2000  Panama 43 (2)
Teams managed
2010 Sporting San Miguelito
2012–2013 Panama U-17 (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 June 2007.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 July 2015
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Piggott and the second or maternal family name is Cumming.

Pércival Antonio Piggott Cumming (born 23 November 1966 in Panama City, Panama) is a retired Panamanian footballer who played professionally for clubs in Panama, El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica.

Club career[edit]

Piggott scored a goal but still was on the losing side in the 1989/89 Salvadoran league final with Cojutepeque, when they were beaten on penalties by Luis Ángel Firpo after the game ended 2-2 after extra time.[1] He also played for Firpo twice, the second spell started in March 2001 when arriving from Panamanian club San Francisco.[2] He played in Costa Rica for Herediano[3] and in Honduras for Victoria and he returned to Costa Rica in August 2001 when he joined Municipal Liberia.[4] He retired in 2007.[5]

International career[edit]

Piggott made his debut for Panama in a May 1987 Olympic Games qualification match against El Salvador and has earned a total of 43 caps, scoring 2 goals.[6] He represented his country in 15 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[7] and played at the 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[8]

His final international was a November 2000 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Trinidad and Tobago.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Panama's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 14 July 1993 Cotton Bowl, Dallas, United States  United States 1–0 1–2 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup
2 29 February 2000 Estadio Flor Blanca, San Salvador, El Salvador  El Salvador 1–2 1–3 Friendly match

Managerial career[edit]

After retiring as a player, Piggott worked as a pundit for Panamanian TV.[9] In March 2010, Piggott was appointed manager of Sporting San Miguelito.[10]

Personal life[edit]

His son Romario Piggott joined his dad's former club Tauro from Chepo ahead of the 2015 Clausura.[11]

References[edit]

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