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Roque Alfaro
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Full name Roque Raúl Alfaro
Date of birth August 15, 1956 (1956-08-15) (age 53)
Place of birth    Nogoyá, Argentina
Playing position Striker
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1974-1980
1980
1981-1983
1984-1987
1987-1990
1990-1992
Newell's Old Boys
Panathinaikos FC
América de Cali
River Plate
Newell's Old Boys
O'Higgins
274 (71) (total)


112 (13)
(see above)   
National team
1987 Argentina 5 (0)
Teams managed
1993-1995
1996
1997-1998
2003-2004
2005
2005
2005
2006
2007
2007
Newell's Old Boys
O'Higgins
Platense
Olmedo
The Strongest
Libertad
San Martín de San Juan
Independiente Rivadavia
Talleres de Perico
Juventud Antoniana

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 30 October 2007.
* Appearances (Goals)

Roque Raúl Alfaro (born 15 August 1956 in Nogoyá, Entre Ríos) is an Argentine football manager and former player.

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Playing career

Alfaro started his professional career with Newell's Old Boys in the mid 1970s. He was selected to play for Argentina in the Copa América 1979. In 1980 he was signed by Panathinaikos FC in Greece, but returned to South America later that year to play for América de Cali in Colombia where he won two league championships.

In 1983 he returned to Argentina to play for River Plate, he was part of the championship winning team of 1895-1986 and helped the team to win their first ever Copa Libertadores in 1986. The club also won the less prestigious Copa Interamericana during his time at the club.

In 1987 he returned to Newell's Old Boys where he won another league title in 1987-1988. Towards the end of his playing career he had a spell in Chile playing for O'Higgins until his retirement in 1992.

Titles

Season Team Title
1982 Colombia América de Cali Colombian league
1983 Colombia América de Cali Colombian league
1985-1986 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
1986 Argentina River Plate Copa Libertadores
1986 Argentina River Plate Copa Intercontinental
1986 Argentina River Plate Copa Interamericana
1987-1988 Argentina Newell's Old Boys Primera División Argentina

Managerial career

Alfaro has had spells as manager of Newell's Old Boys, Platense, Independiente Rivadavia San Martín de San Juan and Talleres de Perico in Argentina. Outside Argentina he has taken charge of O'Higgins in Chile, The Strongest in Bolivia, Libertad in Paraguay and Olmedo in Ecuador where he led the team to promotion by winning the Ecuadorian Serie B in 2003.

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