Víctor Rangel

Víctor Rangel Ayala[a] (born 11 March 1957) is a retired Mexican footballer, currently manager of Atlético Mexiquense of the Mexican Primera Division A.

Víctor Rangel
Personal information
Full name Víctor Rangel Ayala
Date of birth (1957-03-11) 11 March 1957 (age 63)
Place of birth Mexico
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1982 C.D. Guadalajara 158 (44)
1982–1983 Club León 27 (7)
1983–1984 C.D. Guadalajara 20 (4)
1984–1986 Atlético Potosino 12 (2)
1986–1988 Ángeles de Puebla 57 (8)
Total 274 (65)
National team
1977–1980 Mexico 17 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Born in Mexico City,[1] Rangel played club football for Club Deportivo Guadalajara, Club León, Atlético Potosino and Ángeles de Puebla. He won a gold medal in football at the 1975 Pan American Games.[2] He scored 3 goals at the 1976 Olympic Games and he scored 1 goal for the Mexico national football team in the 1978 FIFA World Cup. He played as a forward.[3]

After he retired from playing, Rangel became a football manager. He led Club Tijuana until December 2007.[1] He was appointed manager of Primera "A" club Atlético Mexiquense in June 2008.[4]


  1. ^ This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rangel and the second or maternal family name is Ayala.


  1. ^ a b "Sale Víctor Rangel de Xoloitzcuintles" [Víctor Rangel out of Xoloitzcuintles] (in Spanish). El Sol de Tijuana. 5 December 2007.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Víctor Rangel". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 4 December 2016. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  3. ^ Víctor RangelFIFA competition record
  4. ^ "Víctor Rangel Ayala es el nuevo timonel del Mexiquense" (in Spanish). Medio Tiempo. 10 June 2008.

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