Beniamino Abate

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Beniamino Abate
Personal information
Full name Beniamino Abate
Date of birth (1962-04-10) 10 April 1962 (age 55)
Place of birth San Martino Valle Caudina, Italy
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1978–1982 Benevento
1982–1983 Napoli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1985 Benevento 59 (0)
1985–1990 Udinese 73 (0)
1990–1991 Messina 37 (0)
1991–1994 Internazionale 12 (0)
1994–1995 Fidelis Andria 28 (0)
1995–1997 Cagliari 18 (0)
1997–2000 Reggiana 39 (0)
2000–2001 Prato 0 (0)
Total 266 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Beniamino Abate (born 10 April 1962) is a former Italian professional footballer who played as goalkeeper. He is currently the goalkeeping coach of the Milan Primavera (under-19) squad. He is the father of Ignazio Abate who currently plays as right-back for Milan.

Playing career[edit]

During his career, Abate played in Serie C1 with Benevento, in Serie A with Udinese, Internazionale and Cagliari, as well as in Serie B with Reggiana, where ended his career.[1] In Serie A, he played a total of 67 matches.

He was on the bench for the first leg of the victorious 1994 UEFA Cup Final (Raffaele Nuzzo was on the bench for the second leg).

Managerial career[edit]

Abate currently works in the A.C. Milan youth sector as a goalkeeping coach and was previously a scout.[2]


  1. ^ My Juve
  2. ^ "Youth Sector: Staff". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.