Lou Cioffi

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Lou Cioffi
Personal information
Full name Lou Cioffi, III
Date of birth (1957-02-23) February 23, 1957 (age 61)
Place of birth Bronx, New York, United States
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1978–1979 University of Central Florida
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1981 Atlanta Chiefs 17 (0)
1980–1981 Atlanta Chiefs (indoor) 16 (0)
1981 New Jersey Rockets (indoor) 2 (0)
1981–1983 Cleveland Force (indoor) 17 (0)
1984–1985 Chicago Sting (indoor) 12 (0)
1986 Orlando Lions
1987 Orlando Rockets
1989 Orlando Lions
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Lou Cioffi is a retired American soccer goalkeeper who played professionally in the North American Soccer League, Major Indoor Soccer League and third American Soccer League.

Cioffi transferred to the University of Central Florida where he played on the men's soccer team in 1978 and 1979. In February 1980, Cioffi was cut by the Atlanta Chiefs during the preseason training camp. In May 1980, the Chiefs signed Cioffi as a free agent after Victor Nogueira was injured.[1] He then played the 1980-1981 NASL Indoor season with the Chiefs.[2] He spent one more outdoor season with the Chiefs before moving to the New Jersey Rockets of the Major Indoor Soccer League in the fall of 1981. In 1986, he returned to Florida to complete his bachelor's degree. In addition to attending school, he played for the independent Orlando Lions.[3] In 1987, he played for the Orlando Rockets.[4] In 1989, he returned to the Lions, now playing in the third American Soccer League.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cruyff Injures Leg Washington Post, The (DC) - Saturday, May 24, 1980
  2. ^ The Year in American Soccer - 1981
  3. ^ NEWLY FORMED ORLANDO LIONS LOSE TO ROWDIES, 1-0, BEFORE 4,200 THE ORLANDO SENTINEL - Sunday, February 23, 1986
  4. ^ SOCCER THE ORLANDO SENTINEL - Wednesday, February 11, 1987
  5. ^ 1989 Orlando Lions

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