Manuel Keosseián

Manuel Keosseian,arm.Մանուել Քեոսեյան, (born 17 August 1953 in Montevideo) is an Armenian, Uruguayan former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. After he retired from playing, Keosseian became a manager and has led several clubs including Uruguayan side C.A. Peñarol.

Manuel Keosseian,Մանուել Քեոսեյան
Personal information
Full name Manuel Gregorio Keosseian,Մանուել Քեոսեյան
Date of birth (1953-08-17) 17 August 1953 (age 67)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1970 Sud América
1971–1975 Danubio
1977 Independiente 10 (0)
1978 Aucas
1978–1982 Progreso
1983 Armenio
Teams managed
1985 Fénix
Bella Vista
1992 Huachipato
Textil Mandiyú
1994 Universitario de Deportes
1996–1997 Alajuelense
Bella Vista
Defensor Sporting
2002–2003 Saprissa
2005 Brujas
2005 Miramar Misiones
2005–2006 Akratitos
2008–2009 Marathón
2010 Municipal
2010 Peñarol
2011–2012 Marathón
2013 Alajuelense
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Keosseian appeared for Aucas as a player, and would later manage in Ecuador with El Nacional.[1]

Before Keosseian led the "Rojos" to the 2010 Guatemalan Clausura championship. In Peñarol, He made 75% of points in Southamerican Tournament (Copa Sudamericana 2010), 75% is more than % made by Aguirre in Libertadores 2011. In the afternoon of 21 June 2010 he communicated to csD Municipal that he would be the new manager of C.A. Peñarol. this opportunity for Manolo is the best received in his entire career as a manager. Previously, he was the manager of Honduras's C.D. Marathón.,[2] which he had led to league titles. manolo has a great vision of football. He suggested to Bella Vista of Montevideo, hire Egidio Arevalo Rios, Uruguayan midfielder of national team.



  1. ^ "Manuel Keosseian llega hoy al país para dirigir a El Nacional" (in Spanish). El Universo. 25 January 2004.
  2. ^ El uruguayo Manuel Keosseian es nuevo entrenador del club de fútbol hondureño Marathón

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