José Luis Pavoni

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José Pavoni
Personal information
Full name José Luis Pavoni
Date of birth (1954-05-23) 23 May 1954 (age 62)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1977 Newell's Old Boys 186 (1)
1978–1981 River Plate 138 (1)
1981–1982 Tecos ? (?)
1983–1988 Argentinos Juniors 167 (3)
National team
–1975– Argentina ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 October 2007.

José Luis Pavoni (born May 23, 1954 in Rosario) is an Argentine footballer coach and former player. He won honours with all four of his club teams and represented the Argentina national football team at the 1975 Copa América.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Pavoni started his professional career in 1973 at Newell's Old Boys in Rosario. In 1974, he was part of the squad that won the Metropolitano, bringing Newell's their first major championship title.

In 1975 Pavoni was part of the Argentina squad for the 1975 Copa América, which saw Argentina exit in the first round despite an 11-0 win against Venezuela.

In 1978 Pavoni joined River Plate where he won a further four league titles. In 1982, he joined Mexican side UNAM Pumas where he was part of the squad that won the 1982 CONCACAF Champions' Cup.

In 1983, he returned to Argentina to join Argentinos Juniors. During his time at the club, Argentinos enjoyed their golden age, winning back to back league championships in the Metropolitano 1984 and the Nacional 1985. They went on to win the Copa Libertadores 1985, also claiming the 1985 Copa Interamericana and playing in the Copa Intercontinental against Juventus of Italy.

Titles[edit]

Season Team Title
Metropolitano 1974 Argentina Newell's Old Boys Primera División Argentina
Metropolitano 1979 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
Nacional 1979 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
Metropolitano 1980 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
Nacional 1981 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
1982 Mexico UNAM Pumas CONCACAF Champions' Cup
Metropolitano 1984 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Primera División Argentina
Nacional 1985 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Primera División Argentina
1985 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Copa Libertadores
1985 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Copa Interamericana

Coaching career[edit]

Since his retirement as a player, Pavoni has held a number of coaching positions. He was field assistant to Ramón Díaz at River Plate as they won the Copa Libertadores in 1996, he has been involved with the youth teams at Argentinos Juniors and at Newell's Old Boys.

Pavoni has also worked with the Peru Under-17 and Under-20 teams. He was in charge of the Peru under-20 team at the 2007 South American Youth Championship.

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