Abel Braga

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Abel Braga
Inter recepcionado pelo presidente.jpg
Abel Braga (left) with Brazilian President Lula
Personal information
Full name Abel Carlos da Silva Braga
Date of birth 1 September 1952 (1952-09-01) (age 61)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1+12 in)
Playing position Defender (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971-1975 Fluminense
1976-1979 Vasco da Gama
1979-1981 Paris Saint-Germain
1981-1982 Vasco da Gama
1983-1984 Botafogo
1984 Goytacaz
National team
1978 Brazil
Teams managed
1985 Goytacaz
1986 Rio Ave
1987 Botafogo
1987-1988 Santa Cruz
1988-1989 Internacional
1989-1991 Famalicão
1991 Internacional
1992-1993 Os Belenenses
1994 Vitória FC
1995 Vasco da Gama
1996 Guarani
1997 Santa Cruz
1998 Atlético Paranaense
1999 Coritiba
2000 Vasco da Gama
2000 Olympique Marseille
2001-2002 Botafogo
2002 Atlético Paranaense
2003 Ponte Preta
2004 Flamengo
2005 Fluminense
2006-2008 Internacional
2008-2011 Al-Jazira
2012-2013 Fluminense
2014- Internacional
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Abel Braga (born 1 September, 1952) is a former Brazilian football player. He has played for Brazil national team.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

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Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Brazil League
1971 Fluminense Série A 0 0
1972 5 0
1973 18 1
1974 12 0
1975 8 0
1976 Vasco da Gama Série A 14 0
1977 16 0
1978 7 0
1979 0 0
France League
1979-80 Paris Saint-Germain Division 1 16 5
1980-81 Division 2 29 4
Brazil League
1981 Vasco da Gama Série A 0 0
1982 12 1
1983 Botafogo Série A 13 3
1984 8 1
1984 Goytacaz Série B 0 0
Country Brazil 113 5
France 45 9
Total 158 14

International career statistics[change | change source]

Brazil national team
Year Apps Goals
1978 1 0
Total 1 0

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