Jorge Olaechea

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Olaechea and the second or maternal family name is Quijandría.
Jorge Olaechea
Personal information
Full name Jorge Andrés Olaechea Quijandría
Date of birth (1956-08-27) 27 August 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1977 José Carlos Mariátegui
1978–1983 Alianza Lima
1983–1986 Independiente Medellín[1] 141 (26)
1987–1988 Deportivo Cali[2] 80 (8)
1989–1990 Sporting Cristal
1991–1992 Bolívar
0000–1996 Deportivo Municipal
National team
1979–1989 Peru 60 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008.

Jorge Andrés Olaechea Quijandría (born August 27, 1956 in Lima, Peru) is a former Peruvian football defender who played 60 times for the Peru national team between 1979 and 1989.[3]

Club career[edit]

Olaechea played professional club football in Peru, Colombia and Bolivia. He helped José Carlos Mariátegui de Ica reach the finals of the 1978 Copa Perú before transferring to Alianza Lima.[4]

International career[edit]

Olaechea represented Peru at the 1982 FIFA World Cup and four Copa América 1979[5] 1983[6] 1987[7] and 1989.

Personal life[edit]

Currently he works as a Press Officer for Universitario de Deportes.


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