José Pékerman
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Personal information
Full name José Néstor Pékerman Krimen
Date of birth 3 September 1949 (1949-09-03) (age 71)
Place of birth    Villa Domínguez, Flag of Argentina Argentina
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth clubs
Flag of Argentina Argentinos Juniors
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1970–1974
1974–1977
Total
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Flag of Colombia Independiente Medellín
134 0(12)
101 0(15)
235 0(27)   
Teams managed
1981–1982
1982–1992
1992–1994
1994–2001
2004–2006
2007–2008
2009
2012–2018
Flag of Argentina Chacarita Juniors (youth)
Flag of Argentina Argentinos Juniors (youth)
Flag of Chile Colo-Colo (youth)
Flag of Argentina Argentina U20
Flag of Argentina Argentina
Flag of Mexico Toluca
Flag of Mexico Tigres
Flag of Colombia Colombia

José Néstor Pékerman (born 3 September 1949) is an Argentine professional football coach and former manager of the Colombian national football team. As a youth level coach for Argentina, he won the FIFA World Youth Championship three times, and the U20 South American Youth Championship twice. He coached the Argentina national football team in the 2006 FIFA World Cup and became coach of the Colombian national team in 2012. He subsequently managed the Colombian national team during the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups where he led the team to their best result in 2014, their first World Cup qualification after 16 years of absence.

Honours

Manager

Argentina U-20
Argentina

FIFA Confederations Cup: Runner-up 2005

Individual

  • South American Coach of the Year (2): 2012, 2013
  • IFFHS Best National Coach of the Year Nominee (1): 2013 (5th)

External links

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Argentina – 2006 FIFA World Cup - Quarter-finals

1. Abbondanzieri 2. Ayala 3. Sorín (c) 4. Coloccini 5. Cambiasso 6. Heinze 7. Saviola 8. Mascherano 9. Crespo 10. Riquelme 11. Tevez 12. Franco 13. Scaloni 14. Palacio 15. Milito 16. Aimar 17. Cufré 18. Rodríguez 19. Messi 20. Cruz 21. Burdisso 22. González 23. Ustari

  • Manager: Flag of Argentina José Pékerman
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Colombia – 2014 FIFA World Cup – Quarter-finals

1. Ospina 2. Zapata 3. Yepes (c) 4. Arias 5. Carbonero 6. Sánchez 7. Armero 8. Aguilar 9. Gutiérrez 10. James 11. Cuadrado 12. Vargas 13. Guarín 14. Ibarbo 15. Mejía 16. Balanta 17. Bacca 18. Zúñiga 19. Ramos 20. Quintero 21. Martínez 22. Mondragón 23. Valdés

  • Manager: Flag of Argentina José Pékerman
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Colombia – 2015 Copa América

1. Ospina 2. Zapata 3. Franco 4. Arias 5. Valencia 6. Sánchez 7. Armero 8. Cardona 9. Falcao (c) 10. James 11. Cuadrado 12. Vargas 13. Andrade 14. Valdés 15. Mejía 16. Ibarbo 17. Bacca 18. Zúñiga 19. Teo 20. Muriel 21. Jackson M. 22. Murillo 23. Bonilla

  • Manager: Flag of Argentina José Pékerman
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Colombia – Copa América Centenario

1. Ospina 2. C. Zapata 3. Mina 4. Arias 5. Celis 6. Sánchez 7. Bacca 8. Cardona 9. R. Martínez 10. James (c) 11. Cuadrado 12. R. Zapata 13. S. Pérez 14. Medina 15. Aguilar 16. D. Torres 17. D. Moreno 18. Fabra 19. F. Díaz 20. Roa 21. Marlos 22. Murillo 23. Bonilla

  • Manager: Flag of Argentina José Pékerman
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Colombia – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Round of 16

1. Ospina 2. Zapata 3. Murillo 4. Arias 5. Barrios 6. C. Sánchez 7. Bacca 8. Aguilar 9. Falcao (c) 10. James 11. J. G. Cuadrado 12. Vargas 13. Mina 14. Muriel 15. Uribe 16. Lerma 17. Mojica 18. Fabra 19. Borja 20. Quintero 21. Izquierdo 22. J. F. Cuadrado 23. D. Sánchez

  • Manager: Flag of Argentina José Pékerman
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