Konstantinos Iosifidis

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Personal information
Full name Konstantinos Iosifidis
Date of birth (1952-01-14) 14 January 1952 (age 66)
Place of birth Vyroneia, Serres, Greece
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1985 PAOK 397 (16)
National team
1974–1982 Greece 51 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Konstantinos Iosifidis (Greek: Κώστας Ιωσηφίδης; born 14 January 1952) is a retired Greek footballer.

Iosifidis spent his entire career from 1971 to 1985 in PAOK FC,[1] playing as a left back. He is the only player in PAOK FC history that has won 4 titles, being part of the squad that won 2 cups in 1972 and 1974 and the 1976 and 1985 Greek league, being also captain in the latter.[2]

He also made 51 caps and scored 2 goals for the Greece national football team,[3] and participated in UEFA Euro 1980.

After retiring, he managed several teams in Greece, such as Polykastro FC, Anagennisi Karditsas, PAONE, Anagennisi Kolindrou (Division C), Apollon Kalamarias, Naoussa, Ialysos Rodou, Kalamata FC (Division B) and Kavala FC (Division A).

Since 2005, he is the general manager of PAOK.

Honours[edit]

1976, 1985

1972, 1974

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mastrogiannopoulos, Alexander (2003-06-19). "Greece 1984/85". RSSSF.
  2. ^ "Iosifidis the whirlwind". paokmania.gr (in Greek). Archived from the original on 17 April 2011. Retrieved 27 October 2010.
  3. ^ Mamrud, Roberto (2009-10-29). "Greece – Record International Players". RSSSF.