Ján Kozák (footballer, born 1954)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Not to be confused with Ján Kozák (footballer, born 1980).
Ján Kozák
Personal information
Full name Ján Kozák
Date of birth (1954-04-17) 17 April 1954 (age 60)
Place of birth Matejovce nad Hornádom,
Czechoslovakia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Slovakia (Manager)
Youth career
Spišská Nová Ves
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Spišská Nová Ves
1975–1980 Lokomotíva Košice 149 (34)
1980–1982 Dukla Prague 48 (13)
1982–1986 Lokomotíva Košice 57 (10)
1986–1987 Seraing 10 (1)
1987–1988 Bourges
1988–1990 Lokomotíva Košice
National team
1976–1984 Czechoslovakia 55 (9)
Teams managed
1993–1995 Lokomotíva Košice
1995–1997 Košice
1998 Košice
2002–2003 Michalovce
2004–2005 Ličartovce
2005–2009 Košice
2012–2013 Košice
2013– Slovakia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Ján Kozák (born 17 April 1954) is a former Slovak football midfielder and later football manager. He is the current manager of the Slovakia national football team. His son Ján Kozák is also a footballer.

In 1981, Kozák became footballer of the year in Czechoslovakia. He played 254 matches in Czechoslovak First League and scored 57 goals. He participated in UEFA Euro 1980 and the 1982 FIFA World Cup.

In July 2013, Kozák became the manager of Slovakia.

References[edit]