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Fritz Cejka

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Friedrich Cejka
Personal information
Full name Friedrich Cejka
Date of birth (1928-07-03) 3 July 1928 (age 96)
Place of birth Korneuburg, Austria
Date of death 26 November 2020(2020-11-26) (aged 92)
Position(s) Forward (retiered)
Youth career
1943-1947 ASC Marathon Korneuburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947-1959 SK Admira Wien
1959-1960 Wiener AC
1960-1962 Wiener AF
1962-1963 Wiener AC
1963-1964 SV Kapfenberg
1964-1966 First Vienna FC
Total ̩437 (247[1])
National team
1952 Austria 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Friedrich Cejka ( 3 July 1928 in Korneuburg - 26 November 2020 [2]) was an Austrian football player. He played as forward. With a total of 247 goals in the top Austrian league, the striker is in fifth place on the all-time Bundesliga top scorers list. In the 1959-60 season he was top scorer of the league with 28 goals.

Career[change | change source]

Fritz Cejka started his career at his hometown club ASC Marathon Korneuburg in 1943. 1947 he moved to Admira Wien. There he stayed 12 years. In 1959 he moved to Wiener AC . In the 1959- 60 season he became top scorer with 28 goals in 26 matches. At the end of his career, he played for Kapfenberger SV. Fritz Cejka then spent two more seasons in the highest league with Vienna before finally ending his professional career in 1966 at the age of 39.

International[change | change source]

On 21 September 1952 he played his only match for the Austrian national football team versus Yugoslavia and scored one goal. [3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Friedrich Cejka - Spielerprofil". www.transfermarkt.at. Retrieved 29 February 2024.
  2. Nachrichten, Salzburger (27 November 2020). "Ehemaliger Oberhaus-Goalgetter Friedrich Cejka verstorben". Salzburger Nachrichten. Retrieved 29 February 2024.
  3. "Friedrich Cejka - Nationalmannschaft". www.transfermarkt.at. Retrieved 29 February 2024.