Nelson Chabay

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Nelson Chabay
Personal information
Date of birth (1940-06-29)29 June 1940
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Date of death 2 November 2018(2018-11-02) (aged 78)
Place of death Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1966 Racing Club de Montevideo
1966–1971 Racing Club de Avellaneda
1972–1975 Huracán
National team
1964–1966 Uruguay 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Nelson Chabay (29 June 1940 – 2 November 2018) was an Uruguayan footballer who played as a defender.


Born in Montevideo, Chabay played for Racing Club de Montevideo, Racing Club de Avellaneda and Huracán.[1]

He earned 4 caps for the Uruguay national team.[1]

Later life and death[edit]

He died on 2 November 2018 at a hospital in Buenos Aires following an illness. He had suffered a stroke a few years earlier.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Nelson Chabay". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Fallecío Nelson Chabay, histórico DT de Colón y Unión" (in Spanish). Aire de Santa Fe. 2 November 2018. Retrieved 5 November 2018.