|Full name||Maurice Banach|
|Date of birth||9 October 1967|
|Place of birth||Münster, West Germany|
|Date of death||17 November 1991(aged 24)|
|Place of death||Remscheid, Germany|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|SC Preußen Münster|
|1988–1990||SG Wattenscheid 09||69||(32)|
|1990–1991||1. FC Köln||49||(24)|
|1989||West Germany U-21||3||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
During his youth career he played for SC Preußen Münster, but he later transferred to the youth team of Borussia Dortmund, until, at seventeen, he signed his first professional contract. Until 1988 he played 14 games for Borussia, scoring two goals.
In the summer of 1988, Banach transferred to the second tier team SG Wattenscheid 09. In 1990, he was the highest scorer in the league – with 22 goals. This attracted attention from 1. FC Köln, to whom he moved in the summer of 1990, playing until the end of 1991. His last two of overall 26 Bundesliga goals came in a 4–1 victory against Fortuna Düsseldorf on 9 November 1991.
One week later he played in his final game against FC Schalke 04, which his team lost 3–0.
- 3 U21 National Team matches for Germany
- 14 matches; 2 goals for Borussia Dortmund
- 49 matches; 24 goals for 1. FC Köln
- 2. Bundesliga
- 69 matches; 32 goals for SG Wattenscheid 09
- 7 matches; 5 goals for 1. FC Köln
- UEFA Cup
- 6 matches; 1 goal for 1. FC Köln
- 1990–91 DFB-Pokal Runner-Up
- "Maurice Banach". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 3 April 2010.
- Arnhold, Matthias (21 April 2011). "(West) Germany - Second Level Top Scorers". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
- Arnhold, Matthias (21 April 2011). "Maurice Banach - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 2 May 2011.