Santiago Ostolaza

Santiago Ostolaza
Personal information
Full nameSantiago José Ostolaza Sosa
Date of birth (1962-07-10) 10 July 1962 (age 56)
Place of birthDolores, Soriano, Uruguay
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current team
Uruguay U17 (Head Coach)
Senior career*
1981–1986Bella Vista
1990–1992Cruz Azul72(8)
1992–1993Gimnasia La Plata13(3)
1994Kyoto Sanga
1995Defensor Sporting
1999Defensor Sporting
2000Montevideo Wanderers18(1)
National team
Teams managed
2001River Plate (URU)
Deportivo Maldonado
Montevideo Wanderers
Real Sociedad de Zacatecas
Alacranes de Durango
Guerreros de Hermosillo
2014–Uruguay U17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Santiago José Ostolaza Sosa (born 10 July 1962 in Dolores, Soriano) is an Uruguayan former football midfielder and the current manager of the Uruguayan U-17 national team. Among others clubs, he was manager for Nacional of Uruguay. He played for the same team when he was a player, and in 1988 he received the prize as man of the match after the Intercontinental Cup final against PSV Eindhoven, in which he scored two goals.[1]

Ostolaza made 43 appearances for the Uruguay national football team from 1985 to 1993[2] and played at the 1990 FIFA World Cup.[3]

He has a son, also named Santiago Ostolaza, who currently plays for Montevideo Wanderers.


  1. ^ Ostolaza, Ostolaza (2 January 2009). "Toyota Cup - Most Valuable Player of the Match Award". the original on 14 April 2009. Retrieved 4 November 2009.
  2. ^ Passo Alpuin, Luis Fernando (2009-05-01). "Uruguay - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-07-21.
  3. ^ Santiago Ostolazaarchive)