Carlos Orlando Caballero
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Carlos Orlando Caballero
Carlos Orlando Caballero
Personal information
Full name Carlos Orlando Caballero Sánchez
Date of birth (1958-12-05) 5 December 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth Olanchito, Honduras
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978-1980 Vida 39 (2)
1980-1991 Real España 203 (30)
1991-1992 Marathón 21 (2)
1992-1993 Real Maya 12 (0)
National team
1981-1985 Honduras
Teams managed
Real España
2009 Social Sol
2011 Hispano
2013 Villanueva
2013 Real España (assistant)
2015-2016 Social Sol
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Carlos Orlando Caballero Sánchez (born 5 December 1958) is a Honduran football midfielder who played for Honduras in the 1982 FIFA World Cup.[1]

Club career

He played for Vida, Real España, Marathón and Real Maya between 1978 and 1993, scoring 34 goals in 275 games.[2]

International career

He has played for Honduras in the 1980s and has represented his country in 9 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[3] and played in one game at the 1982 FIFA World Cup.

Retirement and managerial career

In the 2009 Clausura season he almost steered Second Division side Social Sol to promotion.[4] He also coached Hispano in 2011.[5]

In June 2010, Caballero was honoured by the Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán when a new sports facility at the university was named after him.[6] In summer 2013 he left his post at second division Villanueva to become assistant to Hernán Medford at Real España.[7]


  1. ^ 1982 FIFA World Cup Spain
  2. ^ Desafíe a Ismael - La Prensa (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Carlos Orlando Caballero - FIFA competition record
  4. ^ Ahora soy frío y calmado - La Tribuna (in Spanish)
  5. ^ Hispano buscará el ascenso con "charros" - La Tribuna (in Spanish)
  6. ^ UPNFM honra a ex mundialista Caballero - La Tribuna (in Spanish)
  7. ^ Juan Castro dirigirá al Villanueva Archived 2013-11-06 at the Wayback Machine - Tiempo (in Spanish)

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