ascended institute and leaned on several pillars. The validity and performance of Jorge Carranza, its goalkeeper and symbol, with a record of 21 hurdles invited and without knowing the defeat in Alta Córdoba throughout the tournament, starting from end to end.
“Ten years after I left, this ‘band’ gave me back my illusion and for everything they did they deserved to return to the First Division,” he said through tears. “I’m happy, I can’t say much more than that,” he added. In 2004 he had risen to the First Division, in the team that had Mauricio Caranta as owner.
La Gloria returned to First Division winning the Reduced, after having finished second in the general table, which gave him the sporting advantage. Carranza took stock and analyzed the final with Estudiantes de Caseros, which ended 1-1: “There was a rival who did things well and took many points ahead (Belgrano). The date that they beat us was cut, but we understood that we had a second chance and we gave it hard. Now we are celebrating with all our people”.
“Welcome to all football in Córdoba”, concluded the Crazy, in a Córdoba wing that gave him an ovation. And that he is preparing for the classics for points with Belgrano and Talleres, now in First Division.
THE REVANCE OF 2006 FOR CARRANZA
Jorge Carranza was part of the squad led by the unforgettable Héctor Chulo Rivoira who was promoted in 2004, with a 2-1 win over Almagro thanks to Renato Riggio’s golden goal.
Instituto remained in the First Division for one more season, but in 2006 it was downgraded. The last game in the maximum circle was in May of that year, against Vélez and with El Loco as the starter. Now, 16 years later, he returns it to Primera, as a figure.