Stefan Florenski is confirmed dead at the age of 86.
Stefan was best known as a Polish footballer (Górnik Zabrze).
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RT @Ryan_Hubbard: Very sad news today, with the passing of former Górnik Zabrze and Poland defender Stefan Florenski, aged 86 years. RIP.
Very sad news today, with the passing of former Górnik Zabrze and Poland defender Stefan Florenski, aged 86 years. RIP.
Stefan Florenski
Personal information
Full nameStefan Józef Florenski
Date of birth(1933-12-17)17 December 1933
Place of birthGleiwitz, Germany
Date of death23 February 2020(2020-02-23) (aged 86)
Place of deathHamm, Germany
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing positionDefender
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1946–1956Sośnica Gliwice
1956–1971Górnik Zabrze258(2)
1971–1973GKS Tychy
National team
1957–1968Poland11(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Stefan Józef Florenski (17 December 1933 - 23 February 2020) was a Polish football player, who played as a defender for both Górnik Zabrze and Poland.
He was born in Gleiwitz, Germany, now Poland.
His career started in a local club Sośnica Gliwice, and in 1956 he moved to Górnik Zabrze, one of strongest teams in Poland. In Górnik, he was nine times champion of Poland as well as five times winner of the Cup of Poland. Regarded as one of the best defenders in the country, he was an expert on slide tackles.
Florenski played 11 games for the national team. His debut took place on 29 September 1957 versus Bulgaria and the last game was the 1968 match against Ireland. Since 1981 he lived in Germany.
External links
Stefan Florenski at WorldFootball.net
vtePoland squad – 1960 Summer Olympics
GK Fołtyn
GK Stefaniszyn
GK Szymkowiak
DF Florenski
DF Grzybowski
DF Woźniak
MF Grzegorczyk
MF Strzykalski
MF Szczepański
MF Zientara
FW Brychczy
FW Faber
FW Gadecki
FW Hachorek
FW Jarek
FW Lentner
FW Norkowski
FW Pala
FW Pohl
Coach: Prouff
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