Francisco Olazar

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Francisco Olazar
Personal information
Full name Francisco Olazar
Date of birth (1885-07-10)July 10, 1885
Place of birth Quilmes, Argentina
Date of death September 21, 1958(1958-09-21) (aged 73)
Place of death Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Centre-half
Youth career
1900–1910 Racing Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1910–1922 Racing Club 225 (38)
National team
1916–1921 Argentina 18 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Francisco Olazar (July 10, 1885 - September 21, 1958) was an Argentine football centre-half and later coach. He played for and managed the Argentina national team.

Olazar was part of the Racing Club team that dominated Argentine football in the early 20th century. He played for the Argentina national team on 18 occasions including appearances at the first two Copa América tournaments in 1916 and 1917.

After retiring as a player Olazar turned to coaching, and managed Argentina during the first FIFA World Cup in 1930, where he and technical director Juan José Tramutola managed the albicelestes to second-place behind hosts Uruguay.


Racing Club

External links[edit]