|Full name||Vasile Ioan Godja|
|Date of birth||October 19, 1954|
|Place of birth||Brașov, Romania|
|1986–1990||Tractorul Brașov (youth)|
During the period 1970–86 Godja was respectively under contract to Metrom Brașov, Steagul Roșu Brașov (now known as FC Braşov) and Tractorul Brașov.
After retiring as a player, Godja managed the youth team of his hometown Tractorul Brașov. He obtained his coaching license at A.N.E.F.S. Bucharest in 1988.
From 1990–96, Godja was in this period the coach of Iranian football side Tractor Sazi, under his lead the club promoted from the third league to the first league. His most notable performance came in the 1992–93 season finishing third place in national competition followed by Pirouzi Teheran and PAS Teheran.
During the 1995–96 season Tractor Sazi were playing in the second league, Godja managed to promote the team once again into the first league. Under his leadership, Tractor Sazi were runners-up of the Hazfi Cup in 1994, and won in 1995 the MILLS International cup in India.
In the period of 1992 - 1996 he discovered various talents. From which 14 players (among them Akhbar Zolmagi Dian, Naser Farasaty, Iunes Peihnejab, Shahram Bauhnuser, Naser Faspach, Hosen Hasandon) where later on contracted by first league teams.
- "Vasile Goja will officially start his work in 10 days". persianleague.com. 2003-06-28. Retrieved 2007-04-18.
- "Tractor Sazi sacks Romanian coach, appoints Qassempour". persianleague.com. 2003-12-23. Retrieved 2007-11-18.
- "Antrenorul Vasile Godja e o vedeta la Tabriz". mytex.ro (in Romanian). 2005-04-26. Retrieved 2008-02-13.
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