Referees from Bolivia

René Ortubé
Intl. since: 1992
Hometown: La Paz
When Jorge Larrionda from Uruguay was dropped from the list after he was found guilty of corruption by his national federation, René Ortubé got his chance to replace him for
Raul Orosco
Intl. since: 2009
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Raul Orosco Delgadillo got his FIFA badge in 2009. He is a CONMEBOL Elite Category referee.
Juan Carlos Paniagua
Intl. since: 1996
Hometown: Santa Cruz
Juan Carlos Paniagua Arandia was a FIFA referee from 1996 till the end of 2008.
?scar Maldonado
Intl. since: 2005
Hometown: Cochabamba
In 2008 Oriente Petroleo went to court to try to have Maldonado fired as a referee because of damage he had done to their team by sending off two payers. Without those two players
Gery Vargas Carreno
Intl. since: 2012
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Juan Luna
Intl. since: 1995
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Juan Luna Humerez was a FIFA referee between 1995 and the end of 2001.
Jorge Antequera
Intl. since: 1974
Hometown: Santa Cruz
Jorge Antequera Antequera was a FIFA referee between 1974 and 1991.
Juan Oscar Ortubé Vargas
Intl. since: 1970
Hometown: La Paz
In 1983 Oscar Ortube was declared persona non grata in Ecuador after he took charge of a match Argentina - Ecuador. Still he visited that country a few times after that.
Joaquin Antequera
Intl. since: 2005
Hometown: Santa Cruz de la Sierra
In 2009 Francisco Esteche, a Paraguayan midfielder with Jorge Wilstermann, kicked Joaquin Antequera twice and got suspended for 40 matches and was fired from his team.
Pablo Pena Duran
Intl. since:
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Pablo Pena held the record of 17 Bolivian clasicos (Blooming - Oriente Petrolero) until Rene Ortube passed him.
Luis Barrancos Alvarez
Intl. since: 1972
Hometown: Santa Cruz
Iván Gamboa
Intl. since: 2000
Hometown: Cochabamba
In an interview in 2010, his last year as an international ref, Gamboa promised he would stay until the very end - the end of December. A career spanning 23 years, 11 as a FIFA ref
Armando Aliaga
Intl. since: 1984
Hometown: Cochabamba
A former president of the Bolivian referee commission, Armando Aliaga Acuna was a FIFA referee between 1984 and 1996.
Hebert Aguilera
Intl. since: 2000
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Herbert Pablo Aguilera Quiroga has been a FIFA referee from 2000 until the end of 2009.
Ulises Saucedo
Intl. since:
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According to eyewitness John Langenus, Saucedo conceded 5 penalties in the 1930 World Cup match Argentina - Mexico. FIFA lists only 1, but they never list the missed penalties..
Jose Jaime Jordan Gallardo
Intl. since: 2010
Hometown: Sucre
Jordan Gallardo lives in Sucre but he was born in Cochabamba. He works as a teacher in a local school and became FIFA ref in 2010. He is married and has two children. He is
Arturo Ortubé Vargas
Intl. since: 1961
Hometown: La Paz
We don't know when he was born, but in 2009 he was still alive and probably in his 80s, when he received some kind of artifact from the Bolivian FA. A few years before that his nam
Edgar Soliz
Intl. since: 1997
Hometown:
Edgar Soliz Espejo was a FIFA referee between 1997 and the end of 2004.
Jorge Alejandro Mancilla
Intl. since: 2012
Hometown: Beni
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Ivo Mendez Chavez
Intl. since: 2017
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Luis Yrusta Campos
Intl. since: 2015
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Juan Garcia Salvatierra
Intl. since: 2015
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Angel Garcia
Intl. since: 2002
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Gil Angel Garcia Salvatierra was FIFA refere between 2002 and 2007.
Alfredo Alvarez
Intl. since:
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Alfredo Alvarez is an international referee from the late 1940's, 1950's. he was an assistant at the 1950 World Cup.
Pedro Saucedo
Intl. since: 1992
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Pedro Saucedo has said that the hardest part of being a referee is when the players, the audience and coaches rise up against you. The best parts were the travelling and getting to
Tito Villarreal Penaloza
Intl. since: 1979
Hometown: La Paz
A FIFA referee between 1979 and 1989.
Alberto Albornoz Gandarrillas
Intl. since:
Hometown: Cochabamba
A FIFA referee between 1965 and the end of 1975.
Alberto Daza Arevola
Intl. since:
Hometown: Cochabamba
A FIFA referee between 1965 and the end of 1974.
Mario Salinas Molina
Intl. since:
Hometown: La Paz
A FIFA referee between 1965 and 1968.
Mario Prado
Intl. since: 1989
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His son Hostin Prado is also a referee.
Tomás Antruejo
Intl. since:
Hometown: La paz
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Javier Rivero Angeles
Intl. since: 1975
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Bolivian referee Javier Rivero Angeles was a FIFA referee for only one season in 1975/76.
Rodolfo Medina Cerruto
Intl. since: 1971
Hometown:
A FIFA referee between 1970 and the end of 1973.
Jorge Monasterios
Intl. since:
Hometown: Cochabamba
Jorge Monasterios Jimenez was a FIFA referee between 1968 and the end of 1973.
Emilio Martinez Estupinan
Intl. since: 1970
Hometown:
This Bolivian referee was active internationally only in season 1970-71.
Celier Vargas
Intl. since: 1978
Hometown: Cochabamba
Celier Vargas did Jose Milton Melgar a favour when he accused the Blooming player of having pushed him. Milton was suspended for a year, but moved to Argentina and joined Boca Juni
Victorio Gariboni
Intl. since:
Hometown:
One South American Cup match in 1927 but no one seems to know anything else about Victorio Gariboni.
Juan Miguel Rivero
Intl. since: 2008
Hometown:
Juan Miguel Rivero Rojas was taken off the FIFA list at the end of 2008. By then he had been an international referee for a year.
Rene Orihuela
Intl. since: 1986
Hometown:
Rene Marcial Orihuela Bilbao was a FIFA referee between 1986 and 1990.
Javier Rossel
Intl. since: 1991
Hometown:
Javier Bernard Rossel Molina was a FIFA referee between 1991 and 1993
Esteban Jorge Cuevas
Intl. since: 1994
Hometown:
Only two years as a FIFA referee (1994-95) but still a ref inspector and instructor in 2010.
Peter Guerrero Molina
Intl. since: 2010
Hometown: La Paz
Peter Guerrero Molina was a FIFA referee in 2011. He was a CONMEBOL Category 3 referee. In 2012 Bolivia got two more refs on the FIFA panel, still Guerrero was taken off.
Victor Hugo Hurtado
Intl. since: 2017
Hometown:
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Alfonso Alvarado Rivero
Intl. since: 1986
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A FIFA referee for only one season: 1986/87.
Cesar Wilson Estrada Castillo
Intl. since: 2010
Hometown: La Paz
Jorge Wilsterman was a famous Bolivian pilot. There is an airport named after him and also a football team, both located in Cochabamba. When Wilson Estrada wanted to buy a newspape
Enrique Guardia Herbas
Intl. since: 1975
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Twice a FIFA referee, in season 75/76 and 79/80.
Esteban Rosales Salazar
Intl. since:
Hometown: Llallagwa
This Bolivian referee had a very short international career. He was a FIFA referee between 1965 and the end of 1967.
Johnny Cuellar
Intl. since: 2012
Hometown:
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Jorge Pabon Mostajo
Intl. since: 1974
Hometown: La Paz
A FIFA referee in season 74/75 and then between 1978 and 1987.
Carlos Paredes Loza
Intl. since:
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Paredes Loza was the first Bolivian FIFA referee. He died in 2010 and according to his obituary he was an important referee in his time. But we have no knowledge of him, he is not
Jhonny Colque Mejia
Intl. since: 2005
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For some reason Jhonny Colque held his FIFA badge for only one year. In 2010 he was still active nationally.
Tomas Antruejo Baquero
Intl. since: 1962
Hometown: La Paz
A FIFA referee from 1962 till 1968.
Alfredo Bernal Salazar
Intl. since: 1997
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Afredo Bernal was a FIFA referee for a short while: from 1997 until the end of 1999.
Hugo Rocha Martinez
Intl. since: 1976
Hometown: La Paz
A FIFA referee between 1976 and 1979.
Juan Carlos Lugones
Intl. since: 1994
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Juan Carlos Lugonez Antezana was a national referee for 18 years and a FIFA referee between 1994 and 1999. He was known to be severe and "a friend of the red card".
Jose Vargas Caero
Intl. since: 1991
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Jose Antonio Vargas Caero has been a FIFA referee for only 2 years between 1991 and 1993. He was already 41 when he got his FIFA badge.

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