János Aknai

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The native form of this personal name is Aknai János. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
János Aknai
Personal information
Full name János Aknai Acht
Date of birth 1908
Place of birth Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 1992
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1928–1933 Újpest FC 54 (0)
1933–1934 US Tourcoing ? (?)
1934–1935 Valencia CF 1 (0)
1935–1936 Red Star 14 (0)
1940–1942 Olympique de Marseille 16 (0)
National team
1929–1932 Hungary 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

János Aknai Acht (1908–1992),[1] also referred to as Eugène Acht or Paul Acht, was a Hungarian footballer. As a player, Aknai played for both Újpest FC and Hungary.

He played 54 matches for Újpest FC,[2] winning the Mitropa Cup 1929 and the Coupe des Nations 1930. He then moved to France, first with US Tourcoing.

He had a short spell with Valencia CF, and came back to France where he played for Red Star in 1935-36 (14 matches)[3] and Olympique de Marseille.


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  2. ^ "Aknai (Acht) János". ujpestfan.extra.hu. Retrieved 11 May 2008. 
  3. ^ "LES JOUEURS DU RED STAR DE A à Z". AllezRedStar.com. Retrieved 11 May 2008.