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Jorge Amado Nunes

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Full nameJorge Amado Nunes Infrán
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8.5 in)
Playing positionmidfielder (football)

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Jorge Amado Nunes Infrán (born 18 October 1961 in Berazategui, Argentina) is a former Paraguayan football midfielder that currently works as a coach.

Nicknamed "El Cenizo", Nunes played in several teams in his career such as Libertad, Cerro Porteño, Vélez Sársfield, Deportivo Cali, Universitario de Deportes and Elche CF. Nunes spent his best years as a footballer in Deportivo Cali and Universitario of Peru, where he is considered as one of the most emblematic players in their history.

Nunes was part of the Paraguay national football team that competed in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico.

In his coaching career, Nunes worked with several Colombian teams such as Deportivo Cali, América de Cali and Millonarios. He was the assistant coach of José Hernández, who was in charge of the Panama national football team during the 2006 World Cup qualification. He also coached Universitario de Deportes in the season 2006/2007 terminating his contract by mutual agreement with the chairmen on 15 February 2007. "Crema" fans will always remember him as one of the best players the club ever had.

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