Giovanni Lopez

Giovanni Lopez
Personal information
Date of birth (1967-05-23) May 23, 1967
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1989 Varese 104 (0)
1989–1991 Fidelis Andria 62 (0)
1991–1997 Vicenza 191 (11)
1997–1998 Lazio 27 (0)
1998–2000 Napoli 49 (0)
2000–2003 Torino 2 (0)
2003–2004 Lodigiani 24 (0)
Teams managed
2006 Cisco Roma
2008 Cisco Roma
2013–2014 Vicenza

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Giovanni Lopez (born May 23, 1967 in Rome) is an Italian professional football coach and a former player.

Playing career

Whilst at Vicenza he won the 1996–97 Coppa Italia.[1] He then played for Lazio, Napoli and Torino before retiring after a single season at Rome-based club Lodigiani.

Coaching career

Lopez returned into Lodigiani, now rebranded as Cisco Roma, in 2006, this time as a head coach, and once again in 2008 On 15 July 2013 he was appointed as the head coach of Vicenza Calcio first team.[2]

He led Vicenza to promotion playoffs in Lega Pro Prima Divisione in his first season in charge, and was confirmed after the club was picked to fill a vacancy in the Serie B league. He was successively sacked on 29 October 2014 due to poor results.[3]



  1. "1996/97 Coppa Italia". Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  2. Manduzio, Massimo. "In panchina "il" capitano Lopez". il giornale di Vicenza. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  3. "DISPOSTO L'ESONERO DEL TECNICO GIOVANNI LOPEZ" (in Italian). Vicenza Calcio. 29 October 2014. Retrieved 30 October 2014.

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