Ricardo Abumohor

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Ricardo Abumohor
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Born
Ricardo Nicolás Abumohor Salman

(1942-06-09) 9 June 1942 (age 77)
NationalityChilean
OccupationBusinessman
Known forPresident and owner of O'Higgins

Ricardo Abumohor (Spanish pronunciation: [riˈkaɾðo aβumoˈoɾ], born 9 June 1942) is a Chilean businessman of Palestinian origin, current owner of Primera División club O'Higgins since 2006. He also was the president of the Anfp five years,[1] in where the Chilean national team during his period qualified to the 1998 FIFA World Cup held in France thanks to the coach Nelson Acosta.[1]

O'Higgins[edit]

First term[edit]

Abumohor bought the team to Codelco, having the Primera B title as principal objective for return to the Primera División, achieving also that objective, defeating 4–3 to Deportes Melipilla in the aggregate for the promotion with Hugo Brizuela and Mario Núñez as the key players of the success.

The titles[edit]

In 2012 Apertura, was runner-up with O'Higgins, after lose the final against Universidad de Chile in the penalty shoot-out.

In 2013, he won the Apertura 2013–14 with O'Higgins, being the first title in the history of the club, receiving with the coach Eduardo Berizzo the Llaves de la Ciudad de Rancagua by the Rancagua's alcalde Eduardo Soto. In 2014, he won the Supercopa de Chile against Deportes Iquique in the penalty shoot-out.[2][3]

The club participated in the 2014 Copa Libertadores where they faced Deportivo Cali, Cerro Porteño and Lanús, being third and being eliminated in the group stage.[4]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

O'Higgins

Individual[edit]

O'Higgins

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Historias de cirugías nunca hechas". El Mercurio. 24 September 2001. Retrieved 10 October 2011.
  2. ^ http://www.ohigginsfc.cl/2014/01/22/municipalidad-de-rancagua-distinguio-a-los-campeones/
  3. ^ http://www.anfp.cl/noticia/20957/ohiggins-gano-la-supercopa-al-vencer-a-deportes-iquique
  4. ^ http://www.cooperativa.cl/noticias/deportes/copa-libertadores/ohiggins/oa-higgins-se-quedo-en-blanco-con-lanus-y-fue-eliminado-de-la-copa-libertadores/2014-04-08/235905.html

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Abel Alonso Sopelana
President of Anfp
1993–1998
Succeeded by
Mario Mosquera Ruíz
Preceded by
Juan Carlos Latife
President of O'Higgins
2006–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent