• Monday Aug 26, 2013

    Firpo’s Quintanilla reaches the 500-match milestone

    Mauricio Quintanilla (pictured) appeared in his 500th Salvadoran first division game on August 24, 2013, in a 1-0 win over UES. (Photo courtesy of the Primera División de Fútbol de El Salvador)

     

    USULUTAN, EL SALVADOR – Mauricio Quintanilla reached the 500-match milestone in El Salvador’s first division on Sunday, when he started in Luis Angel Firpo’s 1-0 win over UES.

     

    The 31-year-old began his career in 1999 with AD El Tránsito, where he played in 122 games, before moving on to San Salvador FC. He signed with Luis Angel Firpo in advance of the 2002-03 season, spending seven years with the Usulután side and appearing in 230 matches.

     

    For the 2009 Clausura, Quintanilla joined Nejapa (nine matches) and then competed for Alianza 2009-2012.

     

    The defender rejoined Firpo ahead of the 2012 Apertura, where today he has played in another 43 matches.

     

    Quintanilla has participated in two editions of the CONCACAF Champions League (2008-09, 2013-14), scoring in a 1-1 home draw against Mexico’s Pumas on October 9, 2008.

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