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Versus / Former Paraguayan soccer figures are champions in the Concepcionra League

The Argentine goalkeeper, Hilario Navarro, and the left back, Arnaldo Vera, at the time figures in the

Versus / Former Paraguayan soccer figures are champions in the Concepcionra League


The Argentine goalkeeper, Hilario Navarro, and the left back, Arnaldo Vera, at the time figures in the highest category of , were consecrated this Sunday as brand-new of the Football League with the General Garay club.

The military team, technically commanded by Germán Centurión, who also had his foray into professional football, won the title after beating Sportivo Obrero 1-0 in the final, with a goal from Joel Acuña in the 75th minute.

Hilario Navarro, who had been a key player in the semifinals in the penalty shootout, finished with an unbeaten goal in the final and won the award for “Best Goalkeeper of the Championship”.

The man from Corrientes became champion of the First Division of Paraguayan soccer with Cerro Porteño and won the Copa Sudamericana with Independiente de Avellaneda. In our country he also played in Guaraní. He also defended the resistance goal in the Intermediate Division.

In the case of Arnaldo Vera, he was in charge of lifting the trophy as captain of General Garay, who returned to being champion after 24 years of drought. And he did it unbeaten, registering the seventh title in his history.

The left-hander is a national multi-champion with Libertad, with whom he won several titles between 2002 and 2010. He was also champion in Bolivian soccer with Sport Boys Warnes in 2015.

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