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Edgar Valencia
Personal information
Full name Edgar Everaldo Valencia Bobadilla
Date of birth March 31, 1971 (1971-03-31) (age 39)
Place of birth    Guatemala
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position midfielder
right winger
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
Deportivo Heredia
Antigua GFC
CD Suchitepéquez
Antigua GFC
Deportivo Amatitlán

16 (2)
18 (0)
10 (0)   
National team2
1991–2003 Guatemala 57 (5)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 18 July 2010.
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of 18 July 2010.
* Appearances (Goals)

Edgar Everaldo Valencia Bobadilla (born 31 March 1971) is a retired Guatemalan football midfielder who has spent well over 10 years playing in Guatemala's premier division.


Club career

Nicknamed el Negro, Valencia started his professional career at Galcasa, then in 1993 he joined Municipal, and later had a lengthy spell at their eternal rivals Comunicaciones. In January 2008, he joined his brother Pedro at then second division side Deportivo Amatitlán[1], postponing his retirement.

International career

He made his debut for Guatemala in a June 1991 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Costa Rica and has earned a total of 57 caps, scoring 5 goal. He has represented his country in 13 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[2] and played at several UNCAF Cups as well as at the 1998, 2000 and 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cups.[3]

His final international was an August 2003 friendly match against Ecuador.


International goals

Scores and results list Guatemala's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 3 March 1999 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City, Guatemala  Paraguay 2-1 2-3 Copa de la Paz
2 13 March 1999 Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, USA  Bolivia 2-0 2-1 US Cup
3 5 February 2000 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City, Guatemala  Chile 2-0 2-1 Friendly match
4 18 June 2000 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City, Guatemala  Antigua and Barbuda 1-0 8-1 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
5 17 November 1998 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, USA
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Honduras || 3-1 || 3-3 || Hurricane Relief Tournament


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