Dear Friends

The next event during the implementation of the sports project Healthy Future was the conducting of the International teenage football tournament in Lviv on November 19-21, 2015.

The tournament was devoted to the memory of Kazimierz Gorski a prominent figure in world of football.

Kazimierz Gorski was born in Lviv on March 2, 1921. In Soviet times he played in RVS, Spartak and Dynamo teams from Lviv, and after the emigration to Poland in 1945 he began to play in Legia Warsaw. He worked with such football clubs as Marimont (Warsaw), Legia (Warsaw), Lublinyanka (Lublin), Gvardiya (Warsaw), Lodz LKC, as well as Greek clubs Panathinaikos, Kastoria, Olympiacos and Ethnikos. Clubs Panathinaikos and Olympiacos became champions of Greece under its professional coaching leadership. From 1970 to 1976 Mr. Gorski was the head coach of the national team of Poland, which won the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972, the third place in the World Championship in Germany in 1974 and silver medals at the Montreal Olympics in 1976. He generally led the team in 73 matches, 45 of which they won.

Following the results of the vote, the most prestigious Polish weekly Piłka Nożna received the award in the category “The Best Polish Trainer of the XX Century”. Also, Kazimierz Gorskiwas the president of the Polish Football Union in 1991-1995. He died in Warsaw at the age of 85 on May 23, 2006.


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