José Francisco Walter Ormeño Arango (3 December 1926 – 4 January 2020) was a Peruvian footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Walter Ormeño
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Ormeño in 1956
Personal information
Full name José Francisco Walter Ormeño Arango[1]
Date of birth (1926-12-03)3 December 1926
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Date of death 4 January 2020(2020-01-04) (aged 93)
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1949 Universitario de Deportes
1950–1951 Huracán de Medellín
1951–1952 Mariscal Sucre
1952–1955 Boca Juniors 10 (0)
1956 Rosario Central 30 (0)
1957–1958 Alianza Lima
1959–1961 América
1962–1963 Atlante
Total 40+ (0+)
National team
1949–1957 Peru
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Born in Lima, Ormeño played for Universitario de Deportes, Huracán de Medellín, Mariscal Sucre, Boca Juniors, Rosario Central, Alianza Lima, América and Atlante.[1]

He also played for the Peruvian national team between 1949 and 1957,[1] including playing at the 1949 South American Championship.[2]

After retiring as a player he worked for a number of clubs in Mexico.[2] He died on 4 January 2020, aged 93.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Walter Ormeño". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Fallece Walter Ormeño, exfutbolista y director técnico de equipos mexicanos". El Heraldo de México (in Spanish). 4 January 2020. Retrieved 6 January 2020.