Samuel Wilson (footballer)

Samuel Israel Wilson Rostrán (born April 9, 1983) is a Nicaraguan footballer who plays for UNAN Managua in the Nicaraguan Primera División.

Samuel Wilson
Personal information
Full name Samuel Israel Wilson Rostrán
Date of birth (1983-04-09) April 9, 1983 (age 39)
Place of birth Chinandega, Nicaragua
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
UNAN Managua
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2003 Chinandega (13)
2003–2004 Walter Ferretti (1)
2005–2006 Scorpión (10)
2006–2007 Real Estelí (22)
2007 Atlético Olanchano 4 (0)
2008–2017 Real Estelí (90)
2017–2018 UNAN Managua 28 (3)
2018–2019 Walter Ferretti 29 (0)
2019–2020 Juventus F.C. 10 (0)
National team
2001–2013 Nicaragua 29 (4)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 22 August 2017

Club careerEdit

Samuel Wilson was born in Chinandega Nicaragua, he is an Afro-Nicaraguan. He started his career at local team Chinandega[1] and played for Walter Ferretti and Scorpión and had a short spell abroad with Atlético Olanchano in the Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Honduras.[2] He has been with Estelí since the 2006–07 season.

On 12 January 2014, Wilson scored his 100th goal in a league game against his first club, Chinandega.[3]

International careerEdit

Wilson made his debut for Nicaragua in a May 2001 UNCAF Nations Cup match against El Salvador and has, as of December 2013, earned a total of 29 caps, scoring 4 goals. He has represented his country in 6 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[4] and played at the 2001,[5] 2007,[6] 2009,[7] 2011[8] and 2013 UNCAF Nations Cups[9] as well as at the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[10]

He scored a brace as Nicaragua defeated Guatemala to take fifth place in the UNCAF Nations Cup 2009.[11]

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Nicaragua's goal tally first.
N. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 February 2007 Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador   El Salvador 1–1 1–2 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup
2. 15 February 2007 Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador   Honduras 1–3 1–9 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup
3. 29 January 2009 Estadio Tiburcio Carias Andino, Tegucigalpa, Honduras   Guatemala 1–0 2–0 2009 UNCAF Nations Cup
4. 2–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ En busca de su gol 100 – El Nuevo Diario (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Jarquín Soto, Francisco (2007-08-14). "Frustrante: Debut de Wilson en Honduras". La Prensa. Retrieved 2009-01-29.
  3. ^ Samuel llega a 100 goles – El Nuevo Diario (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Samuel WilsonFIFA competition record (archived)
  5. ^ UNCAF (Qualifying Tournament for Gold Cup) 2001 – Details – RSSSF
  6. ^ UNCAF (Qualifying Tournament for Gold Cup) 2007 – Details – RSSSF
  7. ^ UNCAF (Qualifying Tournament for Gold Cup) 2009 – Details – RSSSF
  8. ^ Copa Centroamericana 2011 (UNCAF Nations Cup) – RSSSF
  9. ^ HISTÓRICA VICTORIA DE BELICE 2–1 A NICARAGUA – UNCAF (in Spanish)
  10. ^ CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2009 – Full Details – RSSSF
  11. ^ "Nicaragua shocks Guatemala 2–0 to claim last berth in CONCACAF Gold Cup". CONCACAF. 2009-01-29. Archived from the original on 2009-02-02. Retrieved 2009-01-29.

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