Juan José Muñante

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Juan José Muñante
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Personal information
Full name Juan José Muñante López
Date of birth (1948-06-12)12 June 1948
Place of birth Pisco, Peru
Date of death 23 April 2019(2019-04-23) (aged 70)
Place of death Florida, United States
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Right winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1968 Sport Boys
1969–1973 Universitario
1973–1976 Atlético Español
1976–1980 UNAM Pumas
1980–1982 Tampico Madero
1983 Universitario
National team
1967–1978 Peru 48 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Juan José Muñante López (12 June 1948 – 23 April 2019) was a Peruvian footballer. He played as a right winger.

Muñante was born in Pisco. He played for Sport Boys, Universitario, Atlético Español, Pumas de la UNAM and Tampico Madero. He won league titles with Universitario de Deportes, Pumas de la UNAM and Atlético Español. He also won the CONCACAF Champions' Cup with Atlético in 1975.

Muñante played for Peru between 1967 and 1978. He played 48 times and scored six times for his country. He also played for Peru at the 1978 FIFA World Cup.

On 23 April 2019, Muñante died of lung cancer in Florida, United States. He was 70.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Juan José Muñante falleció a los 70 años en Estados Unidos". El Comercio (in Spanish). 23 April 2019. Retrieved 23 April 2019.

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