Jorge Raffo
Academy Director

Mr. Raffo has held the post since July 2017.

He began his football career at the Club Atletico Boca Juniors, Argentina in 1985. Jorge Raffo played for Eintracht Werwick, Belgium and US Saint-Omer, France from 1990 to 1994. He also played for the Argentinean clubs Quilmes, CA Union de Santa Fe, Club Atletico Los Andes, Club Deportivo Italiano.

Mr. Raffo coached Club Almirante Brown and Atlanta in Argentina.

He worked as Director General of the CEFAR Football Training Centre in El Palomar, Buenos Aires from 2002 to 2008. He headed the Academy of Barcelona in Argentina from 2006 until 2011. From 2011 to 2017, Jorge Raffo held the post of Sports Director at the Club Atletico Boca Juniors Academy.

Education

Mr. Raffo graduated from the National Institute of Physical Education in Buenos Aires in 1986. In 1998 he received the National Football Coach degree at the FIFA-recognized Institute of Football Mentors No. 61 Juan Carlos Jimenez, Buenos Aires.

In 2006, he successfully completed the programme on sports law and management at the Catholic University of Argentina.