Ermindo Onega

Ermindo Onega
Ermindo Onega 1961.jpeg
Onega in 1961
Personal information
Full name Ermindo Angel Onega
Date of birth (1940-04-30)April 30, 1940
Place of birth Las Parejas, Santa Fe, Argentina
Date of death December 21, 1979(1979-12-21) (aged 39)
Playing position Offensive midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1968 River Plate 222 (98)
1969–1971 Peñarol ? (?)
1972 Vélez Sársfield 30 (6)
1975–1977 La Serena ? (?)
National team
1960–1967 Argentina 30 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 24, 2007

Ermindo Ángel Onega (30 April 1940 – 21 December 1979) was an Argentine footballer, attacking midfielder and forward from River Plate. He played for River Plate from 1957 to 1968, scoring 98 goals in 222 matches. In 1972, he played for Club Atlético Vélez Sársfield, scoring 6 goals in 30 matches.

Onega also had spells with Peñarol in Uruguay and La Serena in Chile. He was the older brother of Daniel Onega, also a River Plate footballer.

Onega died in a road accident in 1979 on his way to the city of Rosario. He was only 39 years old.

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