Corneliu Papură

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Corneliu Papură
Personal information
Full name Corneliu Papură
Date of birth (1973-09-05) 5 September 1973 (age 43)
Place of birth Craiova, Romania
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre-back / Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1996 Universitatea Craiova 101 (4)
1996–1999 Stade Rennais 26 (2)
1999–2001 Universitatea Craiova 53 (3)
2001 Naţional Bucureşti 12 (1)
2001–2002 Beitar Jerusalem 25 (1)
2002–2004 Universitatea Craiova 60 (6)
2004–2005 AEL Limassol 10 (1)
2005 Universitatea Craiova 12 (0)
2005 Changchun Yatai 12 (2)
2006 Guangzhou Pharmaceutical F.C. 19 (1)
2006–2007 Naţional Bucureşti 13 (0)
Total 343 (21)
National team
1994–1996 Romania 12 (0)
Teams managed
2008 FC Progresul București
2010–2011 ALRO Slatina
2012 FC Olt Slatina
2013 UniversitateaCraiova (Youth team)
2013–2014 Universitatea Craiova (Assistant coach)
2016– UniversitateaII Craiova
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Corneliu Papură (born 5 September 1973) is a former Romanian footballer and current head coach.

He was born in Craiova, and started his career with FC Universitatea Craiova. He has since spent large parts of his career in this club, with intermezzos in France, Israel and Cyprus.

Papură got 12 caps for the national team, and was in the squad for the 1994 World Cup.

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