Federico Sacchi

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Federico Sacchi
Federico Sacchi.jpg
Sacchi playing for Newell's Old Boys
Personal information
Date of birth (1936-09-04) September 4, 1936 (age 81)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Playing position Central defender
Youth career
Tiro Federal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1960 Newell's Old Boys 60 (7)
1961–1964 Racing Club 88 (12)
1965–1966 Boca Juniors 24 (1)
1967 Sporting Cristal
National team
1960–1965 Argentina 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 2008

Federico Sacchi (born September 4, 1936 in Rosario) is a former Argentine football defender who played 15 times for the Argentina national team between 1960 and 1965. He is included in the Argentine Football Association Hall of Fame.

Club career[edit]

Sacchi started his career with Tiro Federal. In 1958 he was signed by Newell's Old Boys.

Sacchi joined Racing Club de Avellaneda in 1961 and was part of the team that won the Argentine Primera in his first season with the club.

He joined Boca Juniors in 1965 and won another league title in his debut season with the club.

In 1967, he joined Sporting Cristal of Peru.

International career[edit]

Sacchi played 15 times for the Argentina national team, scoring one goal. He was a member of the Argentina squad for the 1962 World Cup.

Coaching career[edit]

After retiring as a player, Sacchi became a football coach, he worked as assistant to César Luis Menotti and managed several lower league teams in his own right, including Tigre and San Martín de Tucumán. He also worked as a youth team coach at Racing Club and Atlético de Rafaela.


Season Team Title
1961 Racing Club Primera División Argentina
1965 Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina

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