Tilihoi with Universitatea Craiova in the 1980s
|Date of birth||9 December 1956|
|Place of birth||Brăila, Romania|
|Date of death||25 March 2018(aged 61)|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 March 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 March 2018
He spent most of his career with Universitatea Craiova, where he was an indispensable member of the golden generation known as Craiova Maxima. Tilihoi was often nicknamed "the Iron Guard of Craiova".
Tilihoi made ten appearances for the Romania senior team between 1979 and 1981.
References[change | change source]
- Tilihoi stated that his birth date is sometimes erronously offered as 9 August 1956:
- "Braileanul Nicolae Tilihoi – Fundasul de fier al Craiovei Maxima". infobraila.ro.