Andrés Cruciani

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Andrés Cruciani
Personal information
Full name Diego Andrés Cruciani
Date of birth (1966-07-14) July 14, 1966 (age 48)
Place of birth Bahía Blanca, Argentina
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973-1978 Juventud 71 (3)
1979 Sarmiento 21 (4)
1980 Bella Vista 19 (1)
1981-1982 Estudiantes 42 (1)
1983-1985 Club Cipolletti 49 (3)
National team
1980 Argentina U-20 4 (0)
Teams managed
1995 Banfield (Assistant Coach)
1996-1997 Independiente (Assistant Coach)
1998 Centenario
1998 Club Renato Cesarini (Tactics coach)
1999 CA Lanús (Youth Coach)
2000 Independiente (Assistant Coach)
2001 Tampa Bay Mutiny (Technical Coach)
2001-2002 Club Cipolletti
2002-2003 Haiti
2004-2005 Centenario
2005-2006 Bangladesh
2007 Abahani Limited
2007-2008 Tecos (Assistant coach)
2009-2011 Huracán (Assistant Coach)
2011-2012 Maldives
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Diego Andrés Cruciani (born 14 July 1966 in Bahía Blanca) is an Argentine football coach.

Career[edit]

The Defender played in his career for Juventud, Sarmiento, Bella Vista, Estudiantes and Club Cipolletti before he retired after a knee injury in summer 1985.

International career[edit]

Cruciani was 1980 member of the Argentina national under-20 football team.

Coaching career[edit]

He was the Head Coach of the Bangladesh national football team, under his guidance, the team improved smoothly and became the runners-up of the SAFF championship.[1]

After leaving the post, Cruciani continued his career in Bangladesh by coaching B. League side, Abahani.[2] During his time, Cruciani had brought three Argentine players to the club.[3] He was in 2009 named as the Assistant coach of Angel Cappa by Club Atlético Huracán.[4]

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