Antonio Barijho

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Antonio Barijho
Personal information
Full name Antonio Daniel Barijho
Date of birth (1977-03-18) March 18, 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Deportivo Merlo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1998 Huracán 65 (12)
1998–2002 Boca Juniors 60 (22)
2002–2003 Grasshopper Club Zürich 22 (12)
2003–2004 Boca Juniors 4 (1)
2004 FC Saturn Moscow Oblast 6 (1)
2005 Banfield 5 (1)
2005 Barcelona SC 12 (3)
2006 Banfield 9 (2)
2006 Independiente 2 (0)
2007–2008 Huracán 27 (4)
2009–2010 Deportivo Merlo 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Antonio Daniel Barijho (born 18 March 1977 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine football striker.

Barijho started his career with Huracán in 1992, he left the club in 1998 and returned in 2007.[1]

The most successful part of his career was his first spell with Boca Juniors between 1998 and 2002 where he won six major titles, including two Copa Libertadores and three Primera División Argentina titles.

In 2002, he moved to Switzerland to play for Grasshopper Club Zürich in Switzerland where he was part of the 2002-2003 Swiss Super League winning squad. At the end of the season he returned to Boca and won one further league title. he played a total of 102 games for Boca in all competitions scoring 45 goals.[2]

Nicknamed "Chipi", Barijho has also played football for Banfield and Independiente in Argentina, FC Saturn Moscow Oblast in Russia and Barcelona SC in Ecuador.

After one year of retirement, Barijho accepted a deal to play with recently promoted Deportivo Merlo at the Primera B Nacional.[3]

National titles[edit]

Season Club Title
Apertura 1998 Argentina Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina
Clausura 1999 Argentina Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina
Apertura 2000 Argentina Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina
2002–2003 Switzerland Grasshopper Club Zürich Swiss Super League
Apertura 2003 Argentina Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina

International titles[edit]

Season Club Title
2000 Argentina Boca Juniors Copa Libertadores
2000 Argentina Boca Juniors Copa Intercontinental
2001 Argentina Boca Juniors Copa Libertadores


  1. ^ Clarín news item
  2. ^ "Barijho, Antonio Daniel". Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  3. ^ InfoBAE news item

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