Óscar Enrique Sánchez Professional Association Football Player

Oscar Enrique Sánchez Rivas (born July 15, 1955), popularly known as El Conejo (the rabbit) is a Guatemalan football coach and former inside forward, who played the majority of his career for the club CSD Comunicaciones, and represented the Guatemala national football team at the Olympic Games and in three FIFA World Cup qualification processes. Sánchez is the second highest goalscorer of all time in the Guatemalan league, and has been catalogued by journalists of the region as one of the best players in the history of the nation's football. In a 1999 poll by the IFFHS, he was voted the best Guatemalan footballer of the 20th Century and among the best 20 in CONCACAF. Sánchez' first top division club was Ases del Minar, making his debut in 1973. In 1974, he joined Comunicaciones. In 12 years with Comunicaciones, Sánchez helped the team win five league titles and was the league's top goalscorer in 4 different seasons. He holds the record for the most goals scored in a single season. In 1977, Sánchez scored six goals in a 9-0 win for Comunicaciones against Antigua GFC, tying the league's all-time record set in 1961.

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Date of birth
July 15th, 1955
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