Salvador Dubois Leiva

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Salvador Dubois
Personal information
Full name Salvador Dubois Leiva
Date of birth (1935-08-16)16 August 1935
Place of birth La Libertad, Nicaragua
Date of death 11 July 2015(2015-07-11) (aged 79)
Place of death Managua, Nicaragua
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Dínamo de Managua
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961-1967 Santa Cecilia
1968-1974 Motagua 92 (0)
1974 América
National team
Nicaragua 10 (0)
Teams managed
Santa Cecilia
1984 Walter Ferretti

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

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

Salvador Dubois Leiva (16 August 1935 – 11 July 2015) was a Nicaraguan footballer, who was considered one of the best goalkeepers that played for the Nicaragua national football team and Honduran powerhouse C.D. Motagua.[1]

Club career[edit]

He started his career at Santa Cecilia and moved abroad to play for Honduran giants Motagua for whom he would play 92 league matches.[2] He returned to Nicaragua for a final season at América 5 years later.

Managerial career[edit]

Dubois has managed several clubs in Nicaragua at different levels. After three years working for the (Nicaraguan FA (FENIFUT)) as Academy supervisor, he also joined Walter Ferretti as goalkeeper coach.[3]


  1. ^ "Fútbol Nacional de luto ante fallecimiento de Salvador Dubois". 11 July 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Desafíe a Ismael - La Prensa (Spanish)
  3. ^ Dubois con el Ferreti y Fenifut - La Prensa (Spanish)

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