Toribio Rojas

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Toribio Rojas
Personal information
Full name Toribio Rojas Gamboa
Date of birth (1945-02-14) 14 February 1945 (age 72)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Alajuelense
1967 Ramonense
National team
Costa Rica
Teams managed
Ramonense
Puntarenas
San Carlos
1993–1995 Costa Rica
1996 Guanacasteca
1997 Carmelita
1997 Pérez Zeledón
1998–1999 Fraigcomar
2003 Bayamón-Lincoln
2002–2003 Puerto Rico
2006–2007 Puerto Rico Islanders
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rojas and the second or maternal family name is Gamboa.

Toribio Rojas Gamboa (born 14 February 1945) is a retired Costa Rican football player who has worked for ten years as a manager in Puerto Rico.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Rojas earned his place in the history of Ramonense, when he scored the goal that lifted the team to Costa Rica's top tier in 1968.[2]

Managerial career[edit]

He managed the Costa Rican National team from 1993 to 1995,[3] but was dismissed in January 1996 after failing at the 1995 UNCAF Nations Cup.[4] In January 1997 he was named manager of Carmelita after resigning from his post at second division Guanacasteca.[5]

In 2006, he announced he would retire in 2009 when his contract with Puerto Rico Islanders would run out.[6]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • [1] (Spanish)