Zoltán Kovács (footballer, born 1973)

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Zoltán Kovács
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Personal information
Date of birth (1973-09-24) 24 September 1973 (age 43)
Place of birth Budapest, Hungary
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Sports Director (Újpest FC)
Youth career
Nagytétényi Kohász, MTK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1994 MTK Hungária FC 28 (6)
1994–1995 BVSC Budapest 33 (5)
1996 Pécsi MFC 11 (5)
1996–1997 Újpest FC 49 (24)
1998 PAOK FC 12 (5)
1998–2000 Újpest FC 59 (21)
2000–2002 LB Châteauroux 62 (14)
2002–2003 Újpest FC 44 (23)
2004 Shenzhen Jianlibao 10 (3)
2004–2008 Újpest FC 97 (32)
2008 Győri ETO FC 14 (4)
Career Total 428 (145)
National team
1997–2005 Hungary 20 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Zoltán Kovács (born 24 September 1973) is a retired Hungarian footballer who used to plays as a striker.
Kovács was the captain, and fan's favourite for Újpest. In 2008 Christmas Kovács retired from the professional football,[1] although he continues his career in his youth club, Nagytétény in amateur level (fourth tier).

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 8 June 1997 Budapest, Hungary  Norway 1–1 Draw FIFA World Cup 1998 Qual.
2 6 August 1997 Siófok, Hungary  Malta 3–0 Win Friendly

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kovács Zoltán befejezi a profi futballt, marad az öregfiúk-bajnokság" (in Hungarian). nemzetisport.hu. Retrieved 28 December 2008.