Efraín Sánchez is confirmed dead at the age of 93.
Efraín was best known as a Colombian football player (San Lorenzo).
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Efraín Sánchez
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Personal information
Full nameEfraín Elías Sánchez Casimiro
Date of birth(1926-02-26)February 26, 1926
Place of birthBarranquilla, Colombia
Date of deathJanuary 16, 2020(2020-01-16) (aged 93)
Place of deathBogotá, Colombia
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1944Millonarios
1945Once Caldas
1946La Fortuna
1947–1949San Lorenzo
1950América de Cali
1951Deportivo Cali
1952Junior
1953–1954Santa Fe
1955–1957Medellín
1958–1960Atlas
1960–1963Medellín
1964[1]Millonarios
National team
1947–1962Colombia
Teams managed
1963Colombia
1975Colombia
1983–1984Colombia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Efraín Elías "El Caimán" Sánchez Casimiro (26 February 1926 – 16 January 2020) was a Colombian footballer who played as goalkeeper. He competed for the Colombian national football team at the 1962 FIFA World Cup which was held in Chile. Among other teams, he played for San Lorenzo of Argentina in the 1940s. He won the Colombian league title three times during his career.
Contents
1 Career
2 Honours
2.1 Club
3 References
4 External links
Career
Sánchez played for Mexican side Club Atlas in 1959.
After retiring as a player Sánchez went into management, taking charge of the Colombia national team on three occasions.
Honours
Club
Independiente Medellín
Campeonato Profesional: 1955, 1957
Los Millonarios Bogotá
Campeonato Profesional: 1964
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