István Urbányi

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The native form of this personal name is Urbányi István. This article uses the Western name order.
István Urbányi
Personal information
Date of birth (1967-04-17) 17 April 1967 (age 47)
Place of birth Salgótarján, Hungary
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Youth career
Mátranováki Vasas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1986 Salgótarjáni BTC 68 (8)
1987–1988 Bp. Honvéd 3 (0)
1988–1990 Győri Rába ETO 58 (2)
1990–1992 Bp. Honvéd 42 (2)
1992–1995 BVSC 68 (6)
1995–1997 Kispest-Honvéd 38 (1)
1997–1998 San José Clash 23 (1)
1998 Kispest-Honvéd 14 (1)
National team
1990 Hungary 2 (0)
Teams managed
2002 BKV Előre
2003–2004 MTK (youth teams)
2005–2006 Újpest FC (youth teams)
2006–2008 Újpest FC
2009–2010 Maldives
2010 Kecskeméti TE
2011–2013 Maldives
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

István Urbányi (born 17 April 1967 in Salgótarján) is a Hungarian former football player and coach, who currently serves as the manager of the Maldives national football team. This is his second spell by the Asian side, having coached them previously between 2009 and 2010.[1]

As a player he spent most of his career at Bp. Honvéd and Győri ETO as a defender and midfielder. In 1990 he played two games for Hungary

He was the head coach of Újpest FC from December 2006 to April 2008. In the end of February 2009, he was appointed as the head coach of the national team of Maldives.[2] His first assignment as the coach of the Maldives was the AFC Challenge Cup qualification, where Maldives faced Bhutan, Philippines and Turkmenistan.[3] His contract ran out in 2010 and following the sides could not reach an agreement over an extension, Urbányi left the Maldives.[4] After a brief spell on the bench of Kecskeméti TE, he was recalled by the Football Association of Maldives and since October 2011 Urbányi works again in the island nation.[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b "FAM appoints Urbán as the national team coach". maldivesoccer.net. 4 October 2011. Retrieved 14 October 2011. 
  2. ^ fn.hu: Urbányi szövetségi kapitány lett (Hungarian)
  3. ^ pepsifoci.hu: Urbányi Újpest után a paradicsomban dolgozik - Lapszemle (Hungarian)
  4. ^ "Ismail Mahfooz and Moosa Manik appointed as the assistant coaches". maldivescoccer.net. 10 October 2011. Retrieved 14 October 2011.