Alicio Solalinde

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Solalinde and the second or maternal family name is Miers.

Alicio Ignacio Solalinde Miers (born February 1, 1952) is a former football defender that now works as a coach.

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Born in Villeta, Solalinde began playing football for local side Olimpia de Villeta. He also played for Club Libertad and Club River Plate, but enjoyed his greatest success with Club Olimpia where he became a key player by winning several national and international titles such as the Copa Libertadores and Intercontinental Cup in 1979.[1] Solalinde also played for the Paraguay national football team from 1975 to 1981, where he obtained 32 caps and 4 goals.[2] His most important achievement while playing for Paraguay is winning the 1979 Copa América.

After retiring from professional football, Solalinde became a coach and has managed a large number of Paraguayan teams such as Olimpia, Club 12 de Octubre, Club 2 de Mayo, Club Atletico 3 de Febrero[3] and Sportivo Luqueño.[1] He managed Paraguayan Primera División side Independiente F.B.C. in 2012.[4]

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