CS Concordia Chiajna

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Concordia Chiajna
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Full name Club Sportiv Concordia Chiajna
Nickname(s) Vulturii (The Eagles)
Founded 1957; 59 years ago (1957)
Ground Concordia
Ground Capacity 5,123
Owner Chiajna Municipality
Chairman Cristian Tănase
Manager Emil Săndoi
League Liga I
2015–16 Liga I, 11th
Website Club home page
Current season

CS Concordia Chiajna is a Romanian football club founded in 1957 and based in Chiajna, Ilfov County. The team currently plays in the Liga I.

History[edit]

Concordia has struggled its entire existence in the lower leagues of Romania, when in 2007 they earned promotion to the Liga II for the first time.

They finished in second place in the 2010–11 Liga II season, behind Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ, being promoted for the first time in history to the Liga I.

In the first half of their debut season in Liga I, Concordia failed to impress, and never left the relegation places. In the mid-season, Laurenţiu Reghecampf was brought as manager, and he changed almost the entire squad, bringing 17 new players.[1] Little by little, the team started to win, among its victims being bigger names like Oţelul Galaţi, Rapid and the future champions CFR Cluj. As a result, the club climbed outside the relegation zone and finished the season in the first half of the table (ninth place). Because of this impressive results, after the season, Reghecampf was named manager at Steaua Bucureşti. His place at Concordia was taken by Ilie Stan. Under his spell, Concordia maintained its place in the upper half of the standings for the first half of the 2012-13 season. But in the second half the team failed to find the same rhythm and after six consecutive losses, Concordia entered the battle to avoid relegation. With a total of 16 games in a row without a win, Concordia finished the season on the 15th spot, similar with a relegation to Liga II after two years in the first division. At the end of the season, Ilie Stan resigned, alongside his entire technical team.[2] Ionuț Chirilă replaced Stan as manager of the theam. Concordia Chiajna successfully remained in the first division, playing a relegation play-off with Rapid. The play-off was played on 13 July 2013 and won by Rapid, with 2-1, after extra-time. The FRF decision was contested by Concordia at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. On 2 August, CAS decided that Concordia Chiajna should play in Liga I and Rapid is relegated to second division. The results of the matches played by Rapid with Viitorul and Vaslui were canceled.

Players[edit]

First team squad[edit]

As of 22 July 2016[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 Romania DF Ștefan Bărboianu
3 Romania DF Cristian Albu
4 Romania DF Răzvan Tincu
5 Romania DF Cristian Melinte
7 Romania MF Tiberiu Serediuc
8 Romania MF Silviu Pană
10 Romania MF Neluț Roșu
15 Romania DF Iulian Mamele
16 Romania DF Cristian Novacek
17 Romania FW Florin Răsdan
18 Romania MF Marian Cristescu
20 Romania FW Marian Constantinescu
No. Position Player
21 Romania DF Bogdan Bucurică
26 Cameroon DF Patrice Feussi
30 Romania FW Marius Pena
33 Romania MF Adrian Cristea
34 Romania GK Cristian Bălgrădean (Captain)
90 Romania MF Daniel Rogoveanu
93 Romania GK Florin Iacob
95 Romania MF Răzvan Grădinaru
96 Romania FW Robert Răducanu
98 Romania FW Ovidiu Marin
99 Portugal MF Bruno Madeira

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Romania DF Nicușor Fota (at Academica Clinceni)
No. Position Player
Romania MF Marius Cocîrlă (at Academica Clinceni)

Second team squad (Concordia II)[edit]

As of 22 July 2016

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
13 Romania GK Alexandru Gudea
Romania GK Marin Voicu
Romania GK Eduard Mocanu
Romania GK Florin Vlase
Romania DF Alexandru Vagner
Romania DF Cosmin Calu
Romania DF Alexandru Ogică
Romania DF Robert Vartanian
Romania DF Alin Ghidurea
Romania DF Valentin Savu
Romania DF Andrei Voineag
No. Position Player
Romania MF Marian Marcu
Romania MF Bogdan Petrescu
Romania MF Alin Mărgărit
Romania MF Cristian Ciobanu
Romania MF Florin Dura
Romania MF Gabriel Diaconeasa
Romania MF Adrian Odobeanu
Romania MF Daniel Tîrnăcop
Romania FW Victor Militaru
Romania FW Florin Anton

Club officials[edit]

Former managers[edit]

Honours[edit]

Domestic[edit]

League[edit]

Campioana Romania.pngLiga II

Campioana Romania.pngLiga III

Cupa Ligii[edit]

Runners-up (1): 2015–16

Other Performances[edit]

References[edit]

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