Roman Ogaza

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Roman Ogaza
Personal information
Full name Roman Grzegorz Ogaza
Date of birth (1952-11-17)17 November 1952
Place of birth Katowice, Poland
Date of death 5 March 2006(2006-03-05) (aged 53)
Place of death Forbach, France
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1968 GKS Tychy
1968–1970 Górnik Zabrze
1970–1975 Szombierki Bytom
1975–1978 GKS Tychy
1978–1983 Szombierki Bytom
1983–1984 RC Lens
1984–1986 Olympique Alès
National team
1974–1981 Poland 21 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Roman Grzegorz Ogaza (17 November 1952 – 5 March 2006) was a Polish football player.

Life and work[edit]

Olympic medal record
Representing  Poland
Men's football
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal Team Competition

Roman Ogaza was born 17 November in Katowice. He was a striker. His first club was Górnik Lędziny (1965–1968 and after fusion GKS Tychy), next clubs: Górnik Zabrze (1968–1970), Szombierki Bytom (1970–1975 and 1978–1983), French teams: RC Lens (1983–1984) and Olympique Alès (1984–1986), US Forbach (1987–1991) and SG Marienau (1991) and Belgian Royal Francs Borains (1986).

He clinched polish championship with Szombierki Bytom in 1980. His debut with the Polish national team was in Port-au-Prince on 13 April 1974 against Haiti. Ogaza's last appearance with the national team was against Portugal on 23 February 1981. Ogaza played 21 matches for the Polish national team, scoring 6 goals.[1] With many great players to choose from, Kazimierz Górski did not pick Ogaza for the 1974 World Cup in West Germany, but 2 years later, Ogaza was a member of the Polish Olympic team which brought silver from Montreal in 1976

Roman Ogaza died in Forbach, near Metz, in March 2006, at the age of 53.


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