Omar Palma

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Omar Palma
Personal information
Full name Omar Arnaldo Palma
Date of birth (1958-04-12) April 12, 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth Campo Largo, Argentina
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1968-1979 Rosario Central
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979-1985 Rosario Central 166 (24)
1986 Colón 17 (5)
1986-1987 Rosario Central 38 (20)
1987-1989 River Plate 44 (7)
1989-1992 CD Veracruz 103 (7)
1992-1998 Rosario Central 168 (13)
Teams managed
2011 Rosario Central
2011-2012 Central Córdoba

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2007.

† Appearances (goals)

Omar Palma is an midfielder. He was born on April 12, 1958, in the city of Campo Largo in the Chaco Province of Argentina. He played most of his career for Rosario Central in Argentina. He was the top scorer of the 1986-1987 season with 20 goals in 38 games for Central's championship winning campaign.

Playing career


Palma made his debut with Rosario Central in 1979, he went on to win two titles with the club, the Nacional in 1980 and the 1986-1987 championship.

After his goalscoring feats of the 86-87 season he was signed by Argentine giants River Plate, but his two seasons with the club were far from successful but he did play in both legs of the Copa Interamericana 1987, which River won 3-0.

Palma was sold to Mexican club CD Veracruz in 1989 but he soon returned to Rosario Central. Central won the Copa Conmebol (currently known as Copa Sudamericana) in 1995 and Palma finally retired in 1998 at the age of 40 after making 339 league appearances and scoring 61 goals for the club. He played 355 games for them in all competitions scoring 63 goals.



Rosario Central
River Plate


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