FC Olimpia Satu Mare

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Olimpia Satul Mare
Olimpia Satu Mare logo.png
Full name Fotbal Club Olimpia Satu Mare
Nickname(s) Galben-Albaștrii
(The Yellow and Blues)
Short name Olimpia
Founded 1921; 96 years ago (1921)
as FC Olimpia Satu Mare
Ground Olimpia
Ground Capacity 18,000
Owner Satu Mare Municipality
Satu Mare County Council
Chairman Zoltan Pataki
Manager Bogdan Andone
League Liga II
2015–16 Liga II, Seria II, 9th
Website Club home page

FC Olimpia Satu Mare is a Romanian professional football club from Satu Mare, Satu Mare County, Romania, founded in 1921. The club currently plays in the Liga II, after finishing 1st in the 2012–13 Liga III season. The club played in the Liga I in the following seasons: 1937–38, 1974–75, 1975–76, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1979–80 and 1998–99.


The club was founded in 1921. In 1934, the club reached the quarter finals of the first ever Romanian Cup. Olimpia was placed in Liga 1 after the Romanian league system was re-structured in 1936, but the team relegated shortly after. After World War II, the club faced various financial challenges and did not make an appearance in Liga 1 until 1974. Olimpia reached the final of the Romanian Cup in 1978 and lost to a strong Universitatea Craiova team 3–1.

Chronology of names[edit]

Name [1] Period
Olimpia Satu Mare 1921–1932
Olimpia CFR Satu Mare 1932–1947
Locomotiva Satu Mare 1947–1952
Progresul Satu Mare 1952–1957
Victoria Satu Mare 1957–1961
A.S.M.D. Satu Mare 1961–1965
Sătmăreana 1965–1967
Metalul Satu Mare 1967–1968
Olimpia Satu Mare 1968–present


Olimpia Satu Mare plays its home matches at Olimpia Stadium, Satu Mare, which has a capacity of 18,000.


First team squad[edit]

As of 6 April 2017

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Romania GK Iulian Anca-Trip
2 Romania DF Florin Mureșan
3 Romania DF Cosmin Iuhas (Captain)
5 Romania MF Raul Krausz
6 Romania DF Valter Heil
7 Romania FW Bogdan Faur
8 Romania FW Andrei Ludușan
10 Romania FW Octavian Ursu
11 Romania FW Carlo Erdei (on loan from Pandurii)
12 Romania GK Bogdan Dascălu (on loan from Sporting Pitești)
15 Romania MF Silviu Pană
16 Romania FW Cosmin Bura
18 Romania MF Robert Villand
No. Position Player
19 Romania FW Adrian Voicu (on loan from Voluntari)
20 Romania MF Mihai Onicaș
23 Romania DF Ciprian Duruș
26 Romania MF Denis Chivari
27 Romania MF Daniel Feier
28 Romania MF Iulian Roșu
29 Romania MF Darius Lukacs
44 Romania GK Marius Șuta
70 Romania DF Adrian Ciul
94 Romania MF Romario Rus
97 Romania MF Vasile Pop
98 Romania MF Toni Kanaloş

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Romania DF Mark Csik (at Recolta Dorolț)
Romania DF Laurențiu Moldovan (at CS Iernut)
No. Position Player
Romania MF Raul Ştef (at Recolta Dorolț)
Romania FW Thomas Goț (at Recolta Dorolț)

Club officials[edit]



Campioana Romania.png Liga II

Disc Plain yellow dark.svgWinners (3): 1973–74, 1976–77, 1997–98
Silver medal blank.svgRunners-up (2): 1935–36, 1980–81

Campioana Romania.png Liga III

Disc Plain yellow dark.svgWinners (2): 1968–69, 2012–13
Silver medal blank.svgRunners-up (2): 1994–95, 2011–12

Campioana Romania.png Liga IV-Satu Mare County

Disc Plain yellow dark.svgWinners (1): 2010–11


Romanian Cup

Silver medal blank.svgRunners-up (1): 1977–78

Other performances[edit]

Notable former managers[edit]


External links[edit]