Santiago Ostolaza

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Santiago Ostolaza
Personal information
Full name Santiago Javier Ostolaza Sosa
Date of birth (1962-07-10) 10 July 1962 (age 57)
Place of birth Dolores, Soriano, Uruguay
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Uruguay U17 (Head Coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1986 Bella Vista
1986–1990 Nacional
1990–1992 Cruz Azul 72 (8)
1992 Querétaro 38 (2)
1992–1993 Gimnasia La Plata 13 (3)
1994 Kyoto Sanga
1995 Defensor Sporting
1995 Olimpia
1996 Nacional
1997 Aurora
1998–1999 Rentistas
1999 Defensor Sporting
2000 Montevideo Wanderers 18 (1)
National team
1985–1993 Uruguay 43 (6)
Teams managed
2001 River Plate (URU)
Deportivo Maldonado
Montevideo Wanderers
2004 Nacional
Real Sociedad de Zacatecas
Alacranes de Durango
Guerreros de Hermosillo
2014– Uruguay U17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Santiago José Ostolaza Sosa (born 10 July 1962 in Dolores, Soriano) is an Uruguayan former football midfielder and the current manager of the Uruguayan U-17 national team. Among others clubs, he was manager for Nacional of Uruguay. He played for the same team when he was a player, and in 1988 he received the prize as man of the match after the Intercontinental Cup final against PSV Eindhoven, in which he scored two goals.[1]

Ostolaza made 43 appearances for the Uruguay national football team from 1985 to 1993[2] and played at the 1990 FIFA World Cup.[3]

He has a son, also named Santiago Ostolaza, who currently plays for Montevideo Wanderers.


  1. ^ Ostolaza, Ostolaza (2 January 2009). "Toyota Cup - Most Valuable Player of the Match Award". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 14 April 2009. Retrieved 4 November 2009.
  2. ^ Passo Alpuin, Luis Fernando (2009-05-01). "Uruguay - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-07-21.
  3. ^ Santiago OstolazaFIFA competition record

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