On march 3rd he will turn 28 years old, and as ‘gift’, Jaime Estrada Medranda will hold a sort of record for accumulation of rare events. Because if it was striking that at his age he was Manta Soccer Club president, now he is resigning from his managing position to jump into the field as a player.
On Tuesday in the Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF, for is Spanish acronym) they approved midfielder Jesús Alcívar and Estrada as part of the professional staff to join the leading coach Edwin Cozar, to play on the first leg of the A Series Championship 2013, in which the Manta is holding the fifth position.
From the official Twitter account, Ecuadorian team confirmed that Estrada resigned as president to enroll as a player and so become a reinforcement, after accomplishing the complete pre-season in January with the rest of the players.
“I am happy to be enabled to fight alongside my colleagues for a position in the team,” said the former president who was a striker in the lower divisions institution and even played in the U-18 national championship in 2002.