Francesco Cozza (footballer)

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Francesco Cozza
Personal information
Full name Francesco Cozza
Date of birth (1974-01-19) 19 January 1974 (age 43)
Place of birth Cariati, Italy
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1992–1994 Milan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994 Reggiana 3 (0)
1994–1995 Vicenza 18 (2)
1995 Torino 0 (0)
1995–1996 Lucchese 28 (6)
1996–1997 Cagliari 28 (3)
1997–1998 Lecce 27 (2)
1999–2004 Reggina 146 (27)
2004 Genoa 5 (0)
2005–2007 Siena 29 (4)
2005–2006 Reggina (loan) 32 (9)
2007–2009 Reggina 52 (10)
2009–2010 Salernitana 15 (4)
Total 383 (67)
Teams managed
2011–2013 Catanzaro
2013–2014 Pisa
2014 Reggina
2015– Reggina
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Francesco Cozza (born 19 January 1974 in Cariati) is an Italian football manager and former player, who played as a playmaker in the role of attacking midfielder. He is currently in charge of Serie D club Sicula Leonzio.

Playing career[edit]

Cozza started his career at A.C. Milan. He first signed for Reggiana in 1994, and in November left for Vicenza.

Cozza signed for Genoa C.F.C. at summer 2004, but left for A.C. Siena in January 2005. He returned to Reggina on loan in 2005-06 season. Cozza returned to Siena in summer 2006, but left for Reggina again in summer 2007, in exchange with Alessandro Lucarelli.

Coaching career[edit]

On 29 June 2010, he signed a 1-year contract with his former club Reggina, but as one of the coach assistant of youth team.[1]

On 2 July 2011 it was confirmed Cozza had accepted an offer to become new head coach of Catanzaro in the Lega Pro Seconda Divisione (fourth division).,[2] he recently passed the coach exam.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Francesco Cozza collaboratore dello staff tecnico". Reggina Calcio (in Italian). 29 June 2010. Retrieved 6 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Ciccio Cozza allenatore del Catanzaro". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 2 July 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 

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