Fernando Gamboa

Intro Retired Argentine footballer and coach
A.K.A. Fernando Andrés Gamboa
Is Athlete Football player Association football player Sports official Association football manager
From Argentina
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 28 October 1970, Marcos Juárez, Argentina
Star sign Scorpio
Stats
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 79 kg

Fernando Andrés Gamboa (born 28 October 1970 in Marcos Juárez, Córdoba) is a retired Argentine footballer and coach who played as a defender.

Playing career

Gamboa started his playing career in 1988 with Newell's Old Boys where he won two league championships. In 1991, he was part of the Argentina squad that won the Copa América 1991 He joined River Plate in 1993, and after 12 league games in the 1993–94 season he moved to Boca Juniors. Between 1996 and 1999 Gamboa played for Oviedo in Spain, before returning for a second spell with Newell's Old Boys. Towards the end of his career he played for Chacarita Juniors and Argentinos Juniors in Argentina, Colo-Colo in Chile and Grasshoppers Zurich of Switzerland.

Coaching career

Gamboa started his managerial career coaching Newell's Old Boys. In 2009 replaced Ricardo Zielinski in Chacarita Juniors signing until June 2010 and assisted Ricardo Lunari. However, they were sacked before the end of their contract. On May 2010 he signed for CD Veracruz of the Mexican second division. On September 2010 Gamboa agreed to replace Antonio Mohamed as head coach of Colón. The board of directors of Colon sacked him soon after the club lost 2–0 against Olimpo in a league match on 9 April 2011. On 18 April 2018, Gamboa was appointed as the manager of Club Agropecuario Argentino. He left the club one month later. On 6 November 2018, he was then appointed as the manager of Paraguayan club Club Nacional. After the elimination in the first phase of the Copa Libertadores of 2019, he was fired on 31 January 2019.

Honours

Club

Newell's Old Boys Primera División Argentina: 1990–91, Clausura 1992 River Plate Primera División Argentina: Clausura 1993 Grasshoppers Zurich Swiss Super League: 2002–03

International

Argentina Copa América: 1991

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