|Full name||Friedrich Koncilia|
|Date of birth||25 February 1948|
|Place of birth||Klagenfurt, Austria|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Career[change | change source]
At the age of 14 he came to KAC, an icehockeyclub, but the coach of the football department brought him to football. He played in Austria for Austria Klagenfurt, SSW Innsbruck and Austria Wien. Abroad he played for RSC Anderlecht. He is one of the most successful goalkeepers in Austria. During his career he was 8 times Austrian Champion and six times Cup winner and played 526 league matches, 76 Cup matches and 51 matches in European cups.
For Austria he played 85 matches, his first international match was on 27 September 1970 versus Hungary. His last match was in 1985. For Austria he played in the FIFA World Cup 1978 where he played in the legendary match versus Germany in Cordoba and 1982.
He was chosen as goalkeeper for a FIFA-selection playing versus Argentinia on 25 June 1979 He was goalkeeper in the 2nd half time. He was also goalkeeper in an UEFA-team playing versus CSSR, which celebrated the 70th anniversary.
After the end of his playing career he became coach for Austria Wien, Gamba Osaka and Brandl-Bau Ischl.
Club career statistics[change | change source]
International career statistics[change | change source]
|Austria national team|
Honours[change | change source]
- Member of the Austrian squad FIFA World Cup: 1978,1982
- Member:Austria Wien team of the century (elected 2001)
- Member of the FIFA World selection:1979
- 8 × Austrian Champion: 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1984 und 1985
- 6 × Austrian Cup: 1973, 1975, 1978, 1980, 1982 und 1984;
Manager career[change | change source]
- Goalkeeper coach Austria Wien (1993/94)
- Coach of Gamba Osaka (1997/98)
- Manager of Austria Wien (1998/99–Nov 2000)
- Coach of Austria Wien (2 April 1999–30 May 1999)
- Coach of Brandl-Bau Bad Ischl (2002–2007)
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