István Kocsis

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István Kocsis
Personal information
Full name István Kocsis
Date of birth (1949-10-06)6 October 1949
Place of birth Csorna, Hungary
Date of death 9 June 1994(1994-06-09) (aged 44)
Place of death Csorna, Hungary
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Youth career
1966–1968 Csornai MEDOSZ
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1975 Pécsi Mecsek FC 156 (10)
1975–1981 Budapest Honvéd FC 187 (1)
1981–1983 Lierse SK 66 (0)
1983–1984 FC Sopron
1988–1990 Ostbahn 11
National team
1977–1983 Hungary 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

István Kocsis (born 6 October 1949 in Csorna, died 9 June 1994 in Csorna) is a Hungarian football player who participated in the 1978 World Cup where Hungary was eliminated in the first round.His nickname is Sandor and also Pischta.

From 1975 to 1981, he played for Budapest Honvéd FC before moving to Belgium where he played for Lierse SK for two seasons (66 games);[1] after which he decided to return to Hungary to play for FC Sopron, before ending his career in a lower-class Austrian team.

He died at the age of 45 of cancer.


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