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)
1967 Ramonense
National team
Costa Rica
Teams managed
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]


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]


External links[edit]

  • [1] (Spanish)