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Wally Ziaja

Full name: Walter Eric "Wally" Ziaja
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: July 2, 1949 in Linz, Oberösterreich, Austria
Affiliations: Bavarian Blue Ribbons
Country: USA United States
Sport: Football


Wally Ziaja was a defender who played for the Bavarian Blue Ribbons in 1972. In addition to his Olympic appearance Ziaja earned four caps with the US national team between 1971-73. Ziaja briefly played professional soccer in the North American Soccer League (NASL), playing with the Atlanta Chiefs in 1973 and the Denver Dynamos in 1974. He then became a coach, coaching at Arrowhead High School in Wisconsin and later at Whitefish Bay High School. Ziaja is a member of the Wisconsin Soccer Hall of Fame.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 23 München Football Men's Football United States USA 13T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1972 Summer 23 München Football United States USA Final Standings 13T 1972-08-27 0 0 0
1972 Summer 23 München Football United States USA Group A Match #6 2 1972-08-31 FRG 7, USA 0 0 0
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