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Vasile Zavoda

Full name: Vasile Zavoda
Other name(s): László Zavoda
Nickname(s): Tigrul Akbar, Zavoda II
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: July 26, 1929 in Rodna, Bistriţa-Năsăud, Romania
Died: July 14, 2014
Affiliations: Steaua, Bucureşti (ROU)
Country: ROU Romania
Sport: Football


Vasile Zavoda was one of the greatest defenders in Romanian football history, earning 20 caps for Romania, beginning in 1951 against Czechoslovakia, and ending in 1962 in a match against East Germany. Zavoda played 257 games in the Romanian Divizia A, competing through 1964. He played for Metalul Baia Mare from 1947-51, then joined Steaua Bucureşti, staying with them until his final season, which he played for ASA Târgu Mureş. He later served as an assistant coach for Steaua Bucureşti from 1977-81.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Football Men's Football Romania ROU 17T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Football Romania ROU Final Standings 17T 1952-07-15 0 0 0
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Football Romania ROU Qualifying Round Match #2 2 1952-07-15 HUN 2, ROU 1 0
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