Manuel Daffara

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Manuel Daffara
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-06-22) 22 June 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Milan, Italy
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Left-back[1]
Club information
Current team
Youth career
2007–2009 AlbinoLeffe
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 AlbinoLeffe 14 (0)
2009–2011 Pavia (loan) 53 (1)
2012–2013 Nocerina (loan) 22 (3)
2013– Perugia 7 (0)
2014 Beira-Mar (loan) 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Manuel Daffara (born 22 June 1989) is an Italian footballer who plays for Portuguese side Beira-Mar, on loan from Perugia.


Born in Milan, Lombardy, Daffara started his career at Palazzolo of the Province of Brescia, Lombardy.


In August 2007, he signed a youth contract with AlbinoLeffe of Province of Bergamo, Lombardy.

Daffara made his Serie B debut on 18 October 2008, replaced Roberto Previtali in the 68th minute, who received a caution a few minutes before. AlbinoLeffe eventually lost 0–4.[2] He also finished as the losing side of the round 16 of the reserve league, as a forward.[3][4]

In June 2009, he graduated from AlbinoLeffe's Primavera under-20 team and left for Lega Pro 2nd Divisione side Pavia.[5] He played 23 league matches for the Lombardy side, and fulfill the requirement set by FIGC, which he now eligible to sign a contract of maximum of 5-year instead of 3 year in protection period.[6] Daffara was the starting defender in the promotion playoffs. Despite the club lost 0–2 in aggregate,[7][8] the club promoted to fill the vacancies.

On 29 July 2010, he signed a new 5-year contract for AlbinoLeffe along with youth products Alessandro Salvi and Enrico Geroni.[9] His loan with Pavia also extended a weeks before.[10]

Daffara returned to AlbinoLeffe for 2011–12 Serie B. He wore no.25 shirt for the first team.[11] The club relegated in 2012.

On 31 August 2012 Daffara was signed by Nocerina of fellow third division.[12] Daffara played both matches in the first round of promotion playoffs.[13][14] Daffara and Vincenzo Pepe (midfielder) were substitutes for Vincenzo De Liguori (left midfielder) and Marco Chiosa (left-back) in the first game respectively in the 56th minute. in the second match Daffara was the right-back, with De Liguori was on the bench, being replaced by Desiderio Garufo who moved from right-back to right midfielder, as well as Francesco Corapi who moved from right to left midfielder.


On 2 September 2013 he was signed by Perugia outright in 2-year contract.[1][15] On 28 January 2014 he left for Portuguese club Beira-Mar[16] along with former AlbinoLeffe team-mate Andrea Cocco.


  1. ^ a b "Daffara e Belotti salutano, benvenuto Alessio Viola" (in Italian). UC AlbinoLeffe. 2 September 2013. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Matcdh Report" (PDF). Panini Digital (in Italian). Published by Lega Serie B. 18 October 2008. Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Lazio corsara a Cavernago" (in Italian). UC AlbinoLeffe. 18 May 2009. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  4. ^ Campionato Primavera TIM Trofeo G. Facchetti
  5. ^ "Manuel Daffara all'A.C.Pavia". UC AlbinoLeffe (in Italian). 3 July 2009. Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  6. ^ Article 33 of N.O.I.F.
  7. ^ "Sangiovannese, la casa amica". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 24 May 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "San Marino, la rimonta perfetta". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 31 May 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "Rinnovati i contratti di E. Geroni, A. Salvi e M. Daffara". UC AlbinoLeffe (in Italian). 29 July 2010. Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  10. ^ Gaito, Antonio (17 July 2010). "Pavia, arrivano Daffara e Pellegrini". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  11. ^ "Comunicati Stampa N°6 (2011–12): Numerazione maglie" (pdf). Lega Serie B (in Italian). 12 August 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2011. 
  12. ^ "Cia, Luoni e Daffara in prestito a Como Calcio e Nocerina" (in Italian). UC AlbinoLeffe. 31 August 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  13. ^ "Baldan in gol La Nocerina va verso la finale Cede il Latina". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 27 May 2013. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  14. ^ "Ribaltone Siluro Barraco festa Latina". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 3 June 2013. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  15. ^ "Calciomercato biancorosso, Daffara e Barison al Perugia" (in Italian). AC Perugia Calcio. 2 September 2013. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  16. ^ "Ufficiale: Daffara in prestito al S.P. Beira Mar" (in Italian). AC Perugia Calcio. 28 January 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 

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