• Thursday Jun 05, 2014

    Club America’s Mosquera returns to Pachuca

    It was announced on June 5, 2014, that Club America captain Aquivaldo Mosquera will be joining Pachuca. (Photo: Mexsport)

     

    MEXICO CITY – After five years with Club America, it was announced late Wednesday that team captain Aquivaldo Mosquera is returning to Pachuca, the club which launched his career in Mexican football.

    The Colombian defender, 32, made 196 appearances for the Aguilas since arriving from Spain’s Sevilla in 2009. 

    He is best known for scoring an 89th minute equalizer in the second leg of the epic 2013 Mexican Clausura final against Cruz Azul.  Club America would end up capturing the title on penalty kicks after goalkeeper Moises Muñoz netted with a stoppage-time header to level the aggregate score at 2-2.

    With the Pachuca from 2005-2007, Mosquera won a pair of domestic league titles (2006 Clausura, 2007 Clausura), the CONCACAF Champions Cup (2007) and Copa Sudamericana (2006).

    Though he took the field four times in qualifying the for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Mosquera was not included on Colombia’s final roster.

  • Champions League

    Related News



RELATED NEWS YOU'LL LIKE

SCCL Game Notes: Saprissa v Pachuca

Saprissa v Pachuca, February 21, 2017, Quarterfinals First Leg

Tigres back on track; Pumas stages furious rally for draw

Tigres snapped a three-match losing skid in style with a 3-0 win over Veracruz, while Pumas fought back from three goals down to earn a 3-3 home draw against Club Tijuana. CONCACAF.com takes a look at the weekend action involving the 2016-17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinalists

SCCL resumes Tuesday with quarterfinal action

After a four-month break, the 2016/17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League returns this week as the quarterfinals kick off Tuesday, when four-time Confederation champion Pachuca visits three-time champion Saprissa, in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Garcia hoping to make SCCL impact for Pumas

Pumas defender Jose Antonio Garcia has always maintained a special connection to the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League.

New York Red Bulls acquire Panama int’l Murillo

The New York Red Bulls announced Saturday the acquisition of Panama international Michael Murillo Bermudez on a year-long loan from Liga Panameña de Fútbol side San Francisco FC.