Víctor Hugo Castañeda
Víctor Hugo Castañeda (born June 21, 1962) is a Chilean football former footballer and current manager.
|Full name||Víctor Hugo Castañeda|
|Date of birth||July 6, 1962|
|Place of birth||San Vicente de Tagua Tagua, Chile|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|1992–1997||Universidad de Chile|
|2002–2003||Universidad de Chile|
|2005–2010||Deportes La Serena|
|2011–2012||Universidad de Concepción|
|2012–2013||Everton de Viña del Mar|
|2016||Universidad de Chile|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He was part of the Chile national football team during the 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, but retired before he could play in the World Cup and was invited to be a part of Nelson Acosta's staff during the World Cup.
In 2002, he was signed as coach of Universidad de Chile, a post that he left in 2003 after irregular campaigns. In 2005, Castañeda arrived to Deportes La Serena. That year, in the 2005 Clausura, the team got to the semifinals after winning 4-1 in penalties to Colo Colo, but then, lost to Universidad Católica. After a narrowness the later years, La Serena finished second in the regular phase of the 2009 Clausura, the best place ever in the history of the team. La Serena reached semifinals that tournament.
In the last days of April 2011, he was signed as the new coach of Universidad de Concepción, but for less than a year as he was on March 26, 2012 fired due to bad results.
- Universidad de Chile