Óscar Enrique Sánchez

Guatemalan footballer (1955-2019)

Oscar Enrique Sánchez Rivas (15 July 1955[1] – 25 July 2019)[2] popularly known as El Conejo (the rabbit) was a Guatemalan football coach and inside forward. He played the for the club CSD Comunicaciones, and represented the Guatemala national football team at the Olympic Games and in three FIFA World Cup qualification processes.

Óscar Enrique Sánchez
Personal information
Full name Óscar Enrique Sánchez Rivas
Date of birth (1955-07-15)15 July 1955
Place of birth Guatemala City, Guatemala
Date of death 25 July 2019(2019-07-25) (aged 64)
Playing position striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973 Ases del Minar
1974–1983 Comunicaciones
1984 Galcasa
1985 Cobán Imperial
1986–1988 Municipal
1989 Tipografía Nacional
1990 Izabal JC
1991 Deportivo Escuintla
1992 Aurora FC
National team
1976–1989 Guatemala
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 March 2010
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 March 2010


  1. Source: "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2008-07-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. https://dca.gob.gt/noticias-guatemala-diario-centro-america/fallece-oscar-el-conejo-sanchez-leyenda-del-futbol-guatemalteco/