Roby Norales

Roby Alberto Norales Núñez (born 25 January 1991), is a Honduran footballer who plays for Honduran club Mukura Victory Sports F.C. as a forward.

Roby Norales
Personal information
Full name Roby Alberto Norales Núñez
Date of birth (1991-01-25) 25 January 1991 (age 30)
Place of birth Balfate, Honduras
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Mukura Victory
Youth career
Motagua
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Motagua 46 (8)
2014 Real Sociedad 4 (0)
2014–2015 Deportivo Ayutla 13 (7)
2016 Platense 25 (11)
2017 Bengaluru FC 4 (1)
2017Ozone FC (loan) 1 (0)
2017 Platense 8 (0)
2018 Juventud 0 (0)
2018 Atlético Esperanzano
2019 Liria 0 (0)
2020– Mukura Victory
National team
2016 Honduras 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:44, 21 February 2020 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Roby made his National League debut for F.C. Motagua on 28 August 2011 under head coach Ramón Maradiaga against Platense F.C.. His first goal came against C.D. Victoriaon 13 November the same year, where he went on to score 2 goals at the Estadio Nacional.[1]

Bengaluru FCEdit

On 7 January 2017, Norales signed for Indian I-League champions, Bengaluru FC.[2] However, after 4 games, he was loaned out to I-League 2nd division team Ozone FC. He scored only 1 goal with the club in the league.

PlatenseEdit

After unsuccessful stint in India, Norales rejoined Platense in 2017–18 season.

Mukura VictoryEdit

After a failed spell at Kosovo with KF Liria, Norales joined Mukura Victory in Rwanda for the 2020 season.[3]

International careerEdit

He was summoned for the first time to the Honduras national team in August 2012 for matches against Cuba in 2014 World Cup Qualifiers.[4]

On 3 November 2016 he made his international debut in a friendly against Belize, coming on as a substitute in the 46th minute of the match.[5]

On 4 November 2016 he received a call by Jorge Luis Pinto for games against Panama and Trinidad and Tobago for the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers .

Personal lifeEdit

Born in Rio Esteban, a village 20 km from Balfate he came to San Pedro Sula in 2009 to play football and joined the youth team of F.C. Motagua. Honduras national team striker Romell Quioto is his cousin.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.diez.hn/csp/mediapool/sites/Diez/FutboldePrimera/story.csp?cid=405374&sid=330&fid=99#.UD0PLpEYksI
  2. ^ Menon, Sandeep (7 January 2017). "I-League: The Blues look to hit ground running". The Asian Age.
  3. ^ EL COLADO | JOSÉ CAÑETE ARRIBA; ROBY JUGARÁ EN RUANDA, eloncehn.com, 15 January 2020
  4. ^ http://www.diez.hn/laseleccion/413315-99/conozca-a-robi-norales-la-sorpresa-en-lista-de-honduras
  5. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/matches/2016/11/03/world/friendlies/honduras/belize/2367248/
  6. ^ http://www.diez.hn/laseleccion/413315-99/conozca-a-robi-norales-la-sorpresa-en-lista-de-honduras

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