Wojciech Kowalczyk


Wojciech Kowalczyk

Wojciech Kowalczyk (born April 14, 1972 in Warsaw) is a Polish football player. He plays as a striker. In his international career he played 39 caps, scoring 11 goals.

Kowalczyk begun his career in small Warsaw club, "Olimpia", later on moved to "Polonez Warszawa" to become Legia Warszawa player in 1990. From the very beginning he became supporters favourite, his two goals against Sampdoria Genoa in quarterfinal of Cup Winners' Cup, giving Legia promotion to semifinal, only strengthen his position at the club.

Kowalczyk debuted in National team in August 21 1991 against Sweden. He won silver with Olympic team in Barcelona'92. In 1994 Kowalczyk moved to Real Betis. Later he played in UD Las Palmas (Spain), returned briefly to Legia, to move to play on Cyprus, where he became Cup winner with Anorthosis and Champion with APOEL. Nowadays he plays in amateur team from Warsaw, AZS Absolwent UW Warszawa.

Teams

* Olimpia Warszawa (until 1985)
* Polonez Warszawa (1985-1990)
* Legia Warszawa (1990-1994)
* Real Betis (1994-1998)
* UD Las Palmas (1998-1999)
* Legia Warszawa (2000-2001)
* Anorthosis Famagusta (2001-2003)
* APOEL (2003-2004)
* AZS Absolwent UW Warszawa (from 2005)

Achievements

*1992 - Silver medal in 1992 Summer Olympics
*1992/1993 - Championship in Polish Premier League with Legia Warszawa later revoked by Polish Football Association due to corruption allegations
*1993/1994 - Championship in Polish Premier League, Polish Cup winner with Legia Warszawa
*1994/1995 - Championship in Polish Premier League (5 matches before transfer to Real Betis), Polish SuperCup winner with Legia Warszawa
*2001/2002 - Championship in Polish Premier League with Legia Warszawa (only 3 games, before move to Cyprus)
*2001/2002 - Cypriot Cup winner with Anorthosis Famagusta and Top Goalscorer (24 goals in 25 matches)
*2003/2004 - Championship in Cypriot First Division with APOEL

External links

* [http://www.90minut.pl/kariera.php?id=960 Kowalczyk's career stats]
* [http://www.weszlo.com/blog/2 Kowalczyk's official weblog]


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