Hugo Sotil, Teofilo Cubillas, and Roberto Challe, in 1973
|Full name||Roberto Federico Chale Olarte|
|Date of birth||24 November 1946|
|Place of birth||Lima, Peru|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008.
He is also known as Maestro (master) or Niño Terrible (terrible child), Chale is best remembered for his great performance in the 1970 World Cup qualifying match against Argentina on 30 August 1969, which sent Peru to the finals.
His debut in the Peruvian First Division was in 1965 at Centro Iqueño. He later played for Universitario de Deportes where he became four times Peruvian champion in 1966, 1967, 1969 and 1971, Defensor Lima with whom he won the league one more time in 1973, Sport Boys and Sporting Cristal.
Honours as a player
|1973||Defensor Lima||Peruvian League|
Participation in the World Cup
|1970 FIFA World Cup||México||Seventh Place||4||1|
Challe enjoyed a stint as coach of Peru during the qualifiers for the 1986 World Cup, keeping Peruvian hopes alive until the last game against future World Cup winners Argentina in Buenos Aires ended in a 2–2 draw.
Later on he managed San Agustín, Defensor Lima, Sport Boys, Deportivo Municipal, Deportivo Pesquero, Coopsol, Universitario, with whom he won the Peruvian leagues of 1999 and 2000, as well as Alianza Lima.
Titles as a manager