Omar Labruna

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Labruna.
Omar Labruna
Personal information
Full name Omar Raúl Labruna
Date of birth (1957-04-03) 3 April 1957 (age 60)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Nueva Chicago
Youth career
1971–1975 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1981 River Plate 45 (1)
1981 Quilmes 18 (0)
1982 Platense 23 (4)
1983 Deportivo Italiano 8 (0)
Teams managed
2003 Belgrano
2004 Huracán (TA)
2005–2006 Olimpo
2006–2007 Deportivo Cali
2008–2009 Gimnasia Jujuy
2009 Belgrano
2010 Aldosivi
2010–2012 Audax Italiano
2012–2013 Colo-Colo
2014– Nueva Chicago
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 July 2012.

Omar Raúl Labruna (Spanish pronunciation: [oˈmar laˈβruna], born 3 April 1957) is a former Argentine footballer and current coach of Primera División club Colo-Colo.

Biography[edit]

"Omarcito" Labruna started his playing career at River Plate in 1976 during his father Ángel's time as manager of the club. He left River in 1981 and had spells with Quilmes, Platense and Deportivo Italiano.

Labruna spent several years working in coaching and as an assistant manager before becoming the manager of Belgrano de Córdoba in 2003. He then joined Huracán de Tres Arroyos and led the small provincial team to 2nd place in the Primera B Nacional in the Cluasura 2004 championship[1]

In 2005, he became the manager of Olimpo de Bahía Blanca in the Primera División Argentina and in 2006 he was appointed as the manager of Colombian side Deportivo Cali.[2] In 2008, he took over as manager of Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy and was fired on 11 March 2009.

In March 2009, Labruna returned to Belgrano de Córdoba of the 2nd division.[3]

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