Darío Jara Saguier

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Darío Jara Saguier
Personal information
Full name Darío Jara Saguier
Date of birth (1930-01-27) 27 January 1930 (age 87)
Place of birth Asunción, Paraguay
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1947 Rubio Ñú ? (?)
1948–1960 Cerro Porteño ? (?)
1961 General Caballero ZC ? (?)
1962 Club Rubio Ñú ? (?)
1963 Club L.A. de Herrera ? (?)
1964 Olimpia de Itá ? (?)
National team
1950–1956 Paraguay
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Darío Jara Saguier (born 27 January 1930 in Asunción, Paraguay) is a former football striker and coach. Dario is one of the seven Jara Saguier brothers that played professional football in Paraguay.[1]


As player[edit]

Jara Saguier started his career in his hometown club Club Rubio Ñú in 1946 before moving to Cerro Porteño where he spent most of his career and became a key player. He was the 1st division topscorer two years in a row (1949 and 1950), scoring 18 goals on each season.[2] In 1960, after a long career with Cerro Porteño, Saguier went on to play for several Paraguayan clubs such as General Caballero ZC, Rubio Ñú, Luis Alberto de Herrera (Guarambaré) and Olimpia de Itá before retiring in 1965.

At the national team level, Darío Jara Saguier was part of the Paraguay squad that competed in the 1950 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.[3]

As coach[edit]

Darío Jara Saguier started his coaching career while playing for Olimpia de Itá, where he had the role of player-manager. Along the years he coached teams like Sportivo Trinidense, Rubio Ñu, Resistencia S.C., Deportivo Recoleta, Pdte. Hayes, Club Cerro Corá, Sportivo Ameliano, Cerro Porteño, Luis Alberto de Herrera de Guarambaré, and Olimpia de Ita.


As player[edit]

Season Team Title
1950 Paraguay Cerro Porteño Paraguayan 1st division
1954 Paraguay Cerro Porteño Paraguayan 1st division