Diego Bengolea Soccer Midfielder

Diego Didier Bengolea Vargas (born December 7, 1979 in Cochabamba), is a Bolivian football midfielder. He currently plays for Wilstermann in second division. Vargas' first club at the professional level was Wilstermann. After three good years and one national title among his achievements, Bengolea moved to San José, where he displayed his best performance yet, earning a spot in the national team. In 2004, he was signed by Aurora where he spent the next three seasons; however, his performance began to experience a decline. In 2007, he returned to Wilstermann but was relegated to the bench nearly the whole season. The following year he joined The Strongest. During the Clausura 2008 he suffered a serious knee injury that put his career to rest for several months. In August 2009, healed and once again ready to play he joined Bolívar. Between 2002 and 2003, Bengolea played for Bolivia in 5 games scoring one goal. He found the net on a friendly match against Chilean club Cobreloa on August 27, 2003 in La Paz.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 7th, 1979
Place of birth
Cochabamba
Nationality
Bolivia
Places lived
Cochabamba , Bolivia
pop. 516,683 (2001)

Teams played 2

Club Universitario Football

Club Deportivo Universitario San Francisco Xavier is a professional football team based in Sucre, Bolivia that competes in the Bolivian Primera División. The club has only two titles in its history and also has three international appearances on continental tournaments of South America, one in the Copa Libertadores and two in the Copa Sudamericana, the most notable in the 2010 season of that tournament, finishing in the Round of 16. Universitario's home matches are played at Estadio Olímpico Patria since 1992, the complex count with 20.000 spectators. The also club is owned by the Sucre's public academy, University of Saint Francis Xavier of Chuquisaca. Universitario was established under the expectation of the teacher Alfredo Sandi on 5 April 1962 under the name of Medicina. In the first seasons of the team, the club has the support of the "Father of the University sport" and the moral and material support of the lawyer Oscar Salas, in this moment rector of the Saint Francis Xavier University. A memorable day for the club was when the team play his first match in its history against Ciencias Económicas at Cancha del Seminario (today Complejo Deportivo Universitario).

General club info

Club founded April 5th, 1962
Leagues
Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano

Official website

www.clubuniversitario.com.bo

Wikipedia article

Club Bolívar Football

Club Bolívar, a football team from Bolivia, was founded in La Paz on 12 April 1925, with the name Atletico Bolívar Literario Musical later changed to "Club Atlético Bolívar". Their home stadium is Estadio Libertador Simón Bolivar although they often play at the Estadio Hernando Siles. In 1964 Bolivar was relegated to second tier football for the first time in their history. Bolivar is the second Bolivian team to have reached the final of an international tournament. (Copa Sudamericana 2004). Bolivar traditional home colours are all light blue, traditional away colours are all dark blue, white or red. The Club Bolivar classic rival is The Strongest, both teams are from La Paz. This game always draws large attendances. For Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano 2011 Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Torneo Clausura and Copa Libertadores 2012 Starting Lineup In Out See also Category:Club Bolívar players.

General club info

Club founded April 12th, 1925
Leagues
Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano
Stadiums
Estadio Libertador Simón Bolívar
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Estadio Hernando Siles
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Official website

www.clubbolivar.com

Wikipedia article

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