Viorel Nicoară

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Viorel Nicoară
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-09-27) 27 September 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left midfielder
Club information
Current team
Astra Giurgiu
Number 17
Youth career
1996–2002 Termo RADET Bucureşti
2002–2005 LPS "Sfântul Pantelimon"
2005–2006 Unirea Urziceni
2006–2007 CSM Râmnicu Sărat
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 CSM Râmnicu Sărat
2008–2010 Victoria Brăneşti 55 (11)
2011–2013 CFR Cluj 33 (1)
2013 Pandurii Târgu Jiu (loan) 12 (2)
2013–2016 Pandurii Târgu Jiu 83 (5)
2016 Maccabi Petah Tikva 0 (0)
2016– Astra Giurgiu 15 (1)
National team
2011 Romania 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 May 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 August 2011

Viorel Nicoară (born 27 September 1987) is a Romanian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Astra Giurgiu.


Viorel Nicoară, a product of Unirea Urziceni academy, started his senior career at Tineretului Stadium, but he failed to make a single appearance. He was loaned to CSM Râmnicu Sărat, and in 2008 sold to Victoria Brăneşti.

He won the promotion to Liga I with Victoria Brăneşti at his team's first Liga II season. During the 2009-10 season, he was called by the Romania national football team coach Răzvan Lucescu to the under-23 squad, alongside his team-mate Vasile Olariu.

He made his debut with the full Romanian team in August 2011, playing the last seven minutes of a friendly match against San Marino.[1]


CFR Cluj[edit]

Pandurii Târgu Jiu[edit]

Victoria Brăneşti[edit]


  1. ^ UEFA. "San Marino 0-1 Romania". 10 August 2011. Retrieved on 18 May 2013.