Carlos Jara Saguier

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Carlos Jara Saguier
Personal information
Full name Carlos de los Santos Jara Saguier
Date of birth (1956-08-25) 25 August 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth Asunción, Paraguay
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Cerro Porteño
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1975 Cerro Porteño
1975–1983 Cruz Azul 256 (45)
1983 Libertad
1984–1985 Cerro Porteño
1986 Gen. Caballero (Zeballos Cue)
1987 Sportivo Trinidense
National team
1970–1981 Paraguay 24 (2)
Teams managed
1987–1988 Sportivo Trinidense
1989 Sportivo Iteño
1989–1990 Rubio Ñu
1991 Deportivo Humaitá
1991–1992 Sol de América
1993–1994 Cruz Azul Oacaxa
1997–1998 Cruz Azul Hidalgo
1999 Monterrey
2000 Paraguay U20
2002 Sportivo Luqueño
2003 Sport Colombia
2004 Paraguay U23
2004 Paraguay
2004 Libertad
2005 Querétaro
2005 12 de Octubre
2006 Nacional
2007 Sol de América
2008–2010 Sol de América
2010–2012 Cruz Azul Hidalgo
2012 Independiente F.B.C.
2013– Rubio Ñu
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Carlos de los Santos Jara Saguier (born 25 August 1956 in Asunción)[1] is a former Paraguayan football player who works as a coach. He is currently the head coach of Rubio Ñu. Carlos is one of the seven Jara Saguier brothers that played professional football in Paraguay.[2]

Career[edit]

Born in Asunción, Jara Saguier played as a midfielder and spent the best years of his career at Cerro Porteño of Paraguay and Cruz Azul of Mexico.[3] He played for the Paraguay national football team from 1970 to 1981.

As a coach, Jara Saguier led the Paraguayan national football team to a historic silver medal in the 2004 Olympic Games, and in 2005 he led Querétaro F.C. of Mexico to his first Primera A championship.

Jara Saguier also coached clubs like Libertad, Nacional, Olimpia and Sportivo Luqueño of Paraguay and Monterrey FC and Cruz Azul Hidalgo of México.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carlos Jara Saguier asume en Para Uno" [Carlos Jara Saguier assumes Para Uno] (in Spanish). ABC. 4 September 2007. 
  2. ^ "La dinastía de los Jara se renueva en el fútbol paraguayo" [The Jara dynasty is renewed in Paraguayan football] (in Spanish). ABC. 21 April 2008. 
  3. ^ Galeano, Martín (8 December 2004). "Carlos Jara Saguier: "Me hubiera gustado seguir en Libertad" [Carlos Jara Saguier: "I would have like to continue with Libertad] (in Spanish). ABC. 

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