Tony Nocita

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Tony Nocita
Personal information
Full name Antonio Nocita
Date of birth (1963-11-09) November 9, 1963 (age 53)
Place of birth Winnipeg, Canada
Playing position defender
Club information
Current team
Sons of Italy Lions SC
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1992 Winnipeg Fury
Hamilton Steelers
Toronto Rockets
2002–present Sons of Italy Lions SC 180 (9)
National team
1987–1992 Canada 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 September 2009.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 September 2009

Tony Nocita (born 9 November 1963 in Winnipeg) is a former professional Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Sons of Italy Lions SC.

He has been inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in 2003. The Winnipeg Fury's 1992 Mita Cup winning team will be inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in 2008.

Club career[edit]

Nocita played for the Winnipeg Fury of the Canadian Soccer League beginning in 1987, and was a member of the 1992 Championship team.[1]

International career[edit]

Nicknamed Chita, he made his debut for Canada in an October 1987 friendly match against Honduras. He went on to earn 8 caps, all friendlies, scoring no goals.

His final international was an April 1992 game against China.

Coaching career[edit]

He has coached Sons of Italy Lions SC for several years as well as Calgary Storm.



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