Karel Stromšík

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Karel Stromšík
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-04-12) 12 April 1958 (age 59)
Place of birth Nový Jičín, Czechoslovakia
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
PKNS F.C. (GK Coach)
Youth career
1973–1975 TJ Nový Jičín
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1977 ŽD Bohumín
1977–1978 VTJ Tachov
1978–1986 Dukla Prague
1986–1989 ŠK Slovan Bratislava
1989–1991 Selangor
1993–1994 SK České Budějovice
1994–1995 Tatran Poštorná
National team
1980–1982 Czechoslovakia 4 (0)
Teams managed
1996–2001 Artmedia Petržalka (assistant)
2002–2003 Mahindra United
2003–2004 Public Bank F.C.
2005–2006 FC Kuban Krasnodar (assistant)
June 2016 PKNS F.C. (Gk Coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Karel Stromšík (born 12 April 1958) is a former football goalkeeper from Czechoslovakia. He was a member of the national team that competed at the 1982 FIFA World Cup, playing 2 group games after replacing the injured Stanislav Seman in the second group match against England.[1] Stromšík obtained a total number of four caps for his native country, between 24 September 1980 and 24 June 1982.

Stromšík played in his country for several clubs, gaining the biggest success at Dukla Prague. He won the Czechoslovak First League with Dukla in 1979 and 1982.[2]

After finishing his active career, he began with football coaching. He coached in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malaysia, Kuwait,India and other countries.

In Malaysia, Stromsik played for Selangor FA in the highest league of the country. He was regarded as the best goalkeeper the team ever had, after the late R Arumugam (Malaysian). Stromsik was often poached by other teams during his stint in Malaysia, but he remained a Red Giant throughout his Malaysian tour.

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