Néstor Craviotto

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Néstor Craviotto
Personal information
Full name Néstor Oscar Craviotto
Date of birth (1963-10-03) October 3, 1963 (age 52)
Place of birth La Plata, Argentina
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1991 Estudiantes 146 (12)
1991–1995 Independiente 139 (14)
1995–1996 Estudiantes 28 (4)
1996–1999 Banfield 68 (6)
1999–2000 San Martín (SJ) 3 (0)
National team
1989–1993 Argentina 11 (2)
Teams managed
2000 San Martín (SJ)
2000–2002 Estudiantes
2002–2003 Unión de Santa Fe
2003 Chacarita Juniors
2004 Emelec
2005 Belgrano
2005–2006 Unión de Santa Fe
2006–2007 Centenario
2007–2008 Guatemala Under 20
2009 San Martín (SJ)
2009–2010 Santiago Wanderers
2010–2011 The Strongest
2012–2014 Unión La Calera
2014–2015 The Strongest
2016– Deportivo Pereira

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June, 2008.

Néstor Oscar Craviotto (born 3 October 1963 in La Plata) is an Argentine football manager and former player, who is currently the manager of Colombian Categoría Primera B club Deportivo Pereira.


He played club football for a number of teams in Argentina and represented his country on 11 occasions.

Craviotto started his professional playing career in 1983 with Estudiantes he was part of the squad that won the Nacional championship that year.

In 1989 Craviotto received his first call-up to the Argentina national team, but he missed out on selection for the 1990 World Cup.

In 1991 he joined Club Atlético Independiente and made his return to the international scene, he was part of two Copa América winning squads, in 1991 and 1993.

Craviotto won his second league championship with Independiente in the 1994 Clausura, Independiente went on to win the Supercopa Sudamericana in 1994 and 1995 and also claimed the 1995 Recopa Sudamericana.

After these successes Craviotto returned to Estudiates in 1995, he laft one year later to join Club Atlético Banfield where he spent three years.

In 1999 Craviotto joined his last team, San Martín de San Juan who were playing in the Argentine 2nd division at the time.

Titles as a player[edit]

Club titles

Season Team Title
1983 Nacional Argentina Estudiantes Primera División Argentina
Clausura 1994 Argentina Independiente Primera División Argentina
1994 Argentina Independiente Supercopa Sudamericana
1995 Argentina Independiente Supercopa Sudamericana
1995 Argentina Independiente Recopa Sudamericana

International titles

Season Team Title
1991 Argentina Argentina Copa América
1992 Argentina Argentina FIFA Confederation Cup
1993 Argentina Argentina Artemio Franchi Trophy
1993 Argentina Argentina Copa América

Managerial career[edit]

Craviotto started his managerial career shortly after retiring as a player, he then returned to Estudiantes de La Plata where he worked until 2002.

Craviotta was manager of Unión de Santa Fe between 2002 and 2003 and Chacarita Juniors in 2003.

In 2004 he took over at Ecuadorian club Emelec but left after only seven games in charge.

Craviotto returned to Argentine football where he took over 2nd division Club Atlético Belgrano in 2005 and then had a second spell with Unión de Santa Fe. In 2006 he took over at Club Atlético Centenario in Neuquén who were playing in the regionalised 4th division[1] but things did not go well for the club, who were relegated at the end of the 2006-2007 season.


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