Julio Comesaña

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Julio Comesaña
Personal information
Full name Julio Avelino Comesaña López
Date of birth (1948-03-10) 10 March 1948 (age 71)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Atlético Junior (manager)
Youth career
1964–1967 Peñarol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1968 Racing Montevideo
1969–1970 Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata 29 (1)
1971 Kimberley 11 (0)
1972–1973 Millonarios 26 (0)
1973 Atlético Junior 25 (2)
1974 Ferro Carril Oeste 4 (0)
1975–1979 Atlético Junior 210 (0)
1980–1981 Independiente Medellín 44 (0)
Teams managed
1982–1986 Independiente Medellín
1987 Deportivo Cali
1988 Guaraní
1989–1990 Danubio
1991 Atlético Junior
1992 Independiente Medellín
1992–1994 Atlético Junior
1995–1996 Independiente Santa Fe
1996 Deportes Tolima
1996 Unión Española
1997 Atlético Junior
2000 Independiente Medellín
2002 Atlético Junior
2003–2004 Independiente Santa Fe
2005 Deportivo Cuenca
2006 Real Cartagena
2008–2009 Atlético Junior
2011 Deportivo Pereira
2011 Colombia (assistant)
2012 Deportivo Cali
2013–2014 Patriotas
2014 Atlético Junior
2015–2016 Sud América
2016 Racing Montevideo
2016 River Plate Montevideo
2017 Atlético Junior
2018 Atlético Junior
2019 Colón de Santa Fe
2019– Atlético Junior
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Julio Avelino Comesaña López (born 10 March 1948) is a Uruguayan professional football manager and former football player currently in charge of Colombian club Atlético Junior.

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Comesaña played for 7 clubs during his career as a footballer: Racing Montevideo (1967–1968) in Uruguay; Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata (1969–1970), Kimberley (1971), and Ferro Carril Oeste (1974) in Argentina; Millonarios (1972–1973), Atlético Junior (1973, and 1975–1979), and Independiente Medellín (1980–1981) in Colombia.

Coaching career[edit]

Club[edit]

As a manager, Comesaña has coached 16 teams: Independiente Medellín (1982–1986, 1992, and 2000), Deportivo Cali (1987, and 2012), Atlético Junior (1991, 1992–1994, 1997, 2002, 2008–2009, 2014, 2017, 2018, and 2019), Independiente Santa Fe (1995–1996, and 2003–2004), Deportes Tolima (1996), Real Cartagena (2006), Deportivo Pereira (2011), and Patriotas (2013–2014) in Colombia; Guaraní (1988) in Paraguay; Danubio (1989–1990), Sud América (2015–2016), Racing Montevideo (2016), and River Plate Montevideo (2016) in Uruguay; Unión Española (1996) in Chile; Deportivo Cuenca (2005) in Ecuador; Colón de Santa Fe (2019) in Argentina.

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

Millonarios
Atlético Junior

Manager[edit]

Atlético Junior

References[edit]

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