Giuseppe Dossena

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Giuseppe Dossena
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-05-02) May 2, 1958 (age 55)
Place of birth Milan, Italy
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Italy National Football Team (Consulate)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1977 Torino 0 (0)
1977–1978 Pistoiese 28 (1)
1978–1979 Cesena 28 (0)
1979–1981 Bologna 57 (7)
1981–1987 Torino 177 (20)
1987–1988 Udinese 28 (6)
1988–1991 Sampdoria 102 (9)
1991–1992 Perugia 26 (3)
National team
1981–1987 Italy 38 (1)
Teams managed
1998 Triestina (assistant coach)
1998–2000 Ghana
2000–2001 Ittihad Jeddah
2002 Paraguay (assistant coach)
2002 Albania
2003–2004 Lodigiani
2010–2012 Saint George FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 29, 2006.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 29, 2006

Giuseppe Dossena (born May 2, 1958 in Milan[1]) is an Italian football manager and former player. Dossena began his playing career for Torino, being successively even capped for the 1982 FIFA World Cup.[2] He then played for Bologna, Udinese, Sampdoria and Perugia.[3]

Later, he started a managing career at international level, coaching Ghana for two years (1998–2000),[4] and then being assistant of Cesare Maldini in Paraguay's appearance at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Between 2000 and 2001, he coached Ittihad Jeddah of Saudi Arabia.[5] He later worked as an analyst for Italian public broadcasting company RAI.

On 30 August 2010 it was revealed that Dossena had agreed a two-year contract with Ethiopian champions Saint George FC, now He is consulante of Italy national football team.[6]

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