Enzo Héctor Trossero (born 23 May 1953), nicknamed El Vikingo (the Viking), is an Argentine footballer and coach, who was last the manager of Al-Ittihad in Saudi Arabia.
He began his playing career at Argentine minnows
Belgrano de San Francisco but he soon moved on to Colón de Santa Fe, and in 1975 he arrived at Independiente. In this team he had two phases: from 1975 to 1979, when he was transferred to FC Nantes Atlantique of France, and from 1981 to 1985. During that time he won three Argentine titles (1977–78 and 83), a Copa Libertadores (1984) and an Intercontinental Cup (1984). He was named as one of the club's best defender during Independiente's 90th anniversary.
International career [ edit ]
He had great attacking prowess for a defender, he scored 55 goals in 308 games during his time with Independiente. He made the
Argentina national football team for the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain, but he didn't manage to play in any game. He played in the qualifying matches for the 1986 FIFA World Cup, but he wasn't called for the tournament itself.
Coaching career [ edit ]
During his coaching career he has coached
Club Atlético Huracán, Talleres de Córdoba, and his former club Independiente de Avellaneda. Abroad he has coached in Switzerland where he was league champion with FC Sion and also coached the Swiss national team. He coached in [1 ] Guatemala with CSD Municipal and won the UNCAF Club Tournament and a record 5 straight league championships. On 4 November 2009 Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba officials have hired the coach to replace Diego Cocca, Trossero recently quit Saudi Arabian club Al Shabab. On 29 December 2009 [2 ] Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba officials have fired the coach after just six matches due to poor results: three draws and three losses. As replacement was named Trossero's assistant Daniel Ondra, the club is but in negotiation with former Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata coach Leonardo Madelón [3 ]
Titles won as a player [ edit ]
References [ edit ]