Osvaldo Sosa

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Osvaldo Sosa
Personal information
Date of birth (1948-01-26) January 26, 1948 (age 66)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964-1966 Almagro ? (?)
1966-1968 Argentinos Juniors 124 (total) (34)
1969 Independiente 5 (0)
1969 Ferro Carril Oeste ? (?)
1970-1971 Argentinos Juniors (see above)
Teams managed
1970-1971 Argentinos Juniors
1974 Argentinos Juniors
1980-1981 Almagro
1981 Argentinos Juniors
1981 Tigre
1983 Huracán
1984 Colón
1988-1989 Deportivo Armenio
1989-1990 Mandiyú
1991-1992 Racing Club
1992-1994 Argentinos Juniors
1995 Mandiyú
1995-1996 Talleres
1997-2000 Argentinos Juniors
2000-2002 Chacarita Juniors
2002-2003 Lanús
2003 Independiente
2004-2005 Argentinos Juniors
2005-2006 Quilmes
2009 Atlético Tucumán
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:19, 24 November 2009 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Osvaldo "Chiche" Sosa (born 26 January 1948 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine football manager and former player who most recently worked as the manager of Atlético Tucumán in the Primera División Argentina.

Playing career[edit]

Sosa began his playing career in 1964 with Almagro. In 1966 he joined Primera División side Argentinos Juniors where he played over 100 games over his two stints with the club. He also played for Independiente and Ferro Carril Oeste.

Managerial career[edit]

Sosa had his first attempt at management as the player-coach of Argentinos Juniors between 1970 and 1971. He went on to manage the club another 5 times (1974, 1981, 1992–94, 1997-00 & 2004-05). Sosa also returned to two of his other former clubs as manager, Almagro in 1980-81 and Independiente in 2003.

Some of Sosa's other clubs include two stints as manager of Mandiyú and single spells in charge of Tigre, Huracán, Colón, Deportivo Armenio, Racing Club, Talleres, Chacarita Juniors, Lanús, Quilmes and Atlético Tucumán.

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