Gustavo Zapata

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Gustavo Zapata
Personal information
Full name Gustavo Miguel Zapata
Date of birth (1967-10-15) 15 October 1967 (age 51)
Place of birth Saladillo, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Tigre (assistant)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1989 CA Temperley
1989–1993 River Plate 97 (1)
1993–1996 Yokohama Marinos 95 (3)
1996–2000 San Lorenzo Almagro 46 (0)
2000–2001 Chacarita Juniors 11 (0)
National team
1991–1998 Argentina 27 (0)
Teams managed
2002–2003 Nueva Chicago (assistant)
2004–2005 Lanús (assistant)
2006–2007 Rosario Central (assistant)
2007–2008 Argentinos Juniors (assistant)
2009 River Plate (assistant)
2011 River Plate (assistant)
2011–2012 Independiente Rivadavia
2012–2015 River Plate II
2014 River Plate (caretaker)
2015 Racing Club II
2015–2016 Almería (assistant)
2019– Tigre (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Gustavo Miguel Zapata (born 15 October 1967 in Saladillo) is a retired Argentine footballer who played as a midfielder. He played for the Argentine national team at the 1991 Copa América in Chile, the 1993 Copa América in Ecuador, and in 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification.

Coaching career[edit]

In the 2002/03 season, Zapata was the assistant manager of Néstor Gorosito at Nueva Chicago.[1] In December 2004, he followed Gorosito when he was appointed as manager of Club Atlético Lanús.[2]

In December 2008, the duo was appointed in River Plate.[3] In 2011, he was once again appointed as assistant manager of River Plate, this time under manager Matías Almeyda.[4] A half year later, he was appointed as the manager of Independiente Rivadavia.[5] He was fired on 25 February 2019, after the team conceded 10 goals in two games.[6]

In November 2012, Zapata took over the reserve team of River Plate.[7] From May 27 to May 30, Zapata was the caretaker manager of River Plate following the departure of Ramon Diaz.[8] On 11 February 2015, Zapata and his staff was surprisingly fired.[9]

In the summer 2015, Zapata was then appointed as the manager of Racing Club's reserve team.[10]

In December 2015, Néstor Gorosito was appointed as manager of Spanish club UD Almería and took Zapata with him as his assistant.[11] On 12 February 2019, Zapata was appointed as the assistant manager of Néstor Gorosito at Tigre.[12]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Argentina League Cup League Cup Total
1989–90 River Plate Primera División 0 0 0 0
1990–91 32 0 32 0
1991–92 28 1 28 1
1992–93 36 0 36 0
1993–94 1 0 1 0
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Total
1993 Yokohama Marinos J1 League 3 0 3 0 0 0 6 0
1994 20 2 4 0 2 0 26 2
1995 46 1 0 0 - 46 1
1996 26 0 1 0 11 2 38 2
Argentina League Cup League Cup Total
1996–97 San Lorenzo Almagro Primera División 14 0 14 0
1997–98 24 0 24 0
1998–99 8 0 8 0
1999–2000 0 0 0 0
2000–01 Chacarita Juniors Primera División 11 0 11 0
Country Argentina 154 1 154 1
Japan 95 3 8 0 13 2 116 5
Total 249 4 8 0 13 2 270 6

International[edit]

Argentina national team
Year Apps Goals
1991 4 0
1992 0 0
1993 14 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 7 0
1998 2 0
Total 27 0

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Argentina

References[edit]

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