Radu Nunweiller

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Radu Nunweiller
Radu Nunweiller (1970) .jpg
birthday November 16, 1944
place of birth BucharestRomania
size 178 cm
position midfield
Years station
1957-1962 Tânărul Dinamovist Bucharest
Years station Games (goals) 1
1962-1963 Viitorul Bucharest 1 0(0)
1963-1976 Dinamo Bucharest 295 (38)
1976-1979 Corvinul Hunedoara 37 0(2)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1966-1975 Romania 42 0(2)
Stations as a trainer
Years station
1982-1984 FC Martigny-Sports
1984-1987 Lausanne Sports
1987-1988 FC Martigny-Sports
1989-1990 Etoile Carouge
1990-1995 CS Chênois
1995-1996 Servette FC Genève (assistant coach)
1996-2001 Lausanne-Sports (assistant trainer)
2001-2002 Lausanne Sports
2003 UTA Arad
2004-2005 Yverdon-Sport FC
2009-2010 Neuchâtel Xamax (Assistant Trainer)
2010 Neuchâtel Xamax
1 Only league games are given.

Radu Nunweiller (born November 16, 1944 in Bucharest ) is a former Romanian soccer player and former Swiss coach . He played 333 games in the highest Romanian soccer league, Divizia A , and took part in the 1970 World Cup. After the end of his career he was active as a trainer in Switzerland.

Player career

Nunweiller began his career in 1957 with Tânărul Dinamovist Bucharest . From there he was appointed to the Romanian national youth team, from which Viitorul Bucharest emerged in 1962 . For Viitorul he completed his first game in Divizia A on October 21, 1962 against Steaua Bucharest . It was to be his only one this season, because Viitorul broke up again during the winter break. In 1963 Nunweiller got the opportunity to move to a top Romanian club, Dinamo Bucharest . After he was only used sporadically in the second half of his first season, he got more game practice in the following years and became a regular player in 1969. Nunweiller won the Romanian championship five times with Dinamo and the Romanian Cup once and scored 6 goals in 22 European Cup games before moving to league rivals Corvinul Hunedoara in 1976 . After the relegation of Corvinul to Divizia B at the end of the 1978/79 season , which he had not been able to prevent with only two appearances in the first half of the season, Nunweiller ended his career.

National team

Nunweiller played 42 games for the Romanian national soccer team , in which he scored two goals. He made his debut on September 21, 1966 against the GDR , where he played together with his brother Ion . National coach Angelo Niculescu nominated Nunweiller for the Soccer World Cup in Mexico in 1970 , where he was used in all three games. Furthermore, Nunweiller completed 12 international matches for the U23 national team of Romania without having been successful as a goal scorer.

Coaching career

After the end of his active career, Nunweiller emigrated with his family to Switzerland , whose citizenship he took on. In 1982 he took over FC Martigny-Sports there as a coach, who played in the first division . With Martigny he got 1983 in the National League B , and then finished 4th, he that a range of Lausanne-Sports was that in the National League A played. After the hoped-for success had not materialized, his contract was not renewed in 1987 and Nunweiller returned to Martigny. In 1989 he took over Étoile Carouge from the National League B, but took over the league rivals CS Chênois after a year . While he was relegated with Chênois, he was even able to knock on the gate to National League A after being promoted again. After relegation in 1995 he left Chênois and became assistant coach of Servette FC Genève , later of Lausanne Sports, where he again took over the post of head coach in 2001. After license withdrawal and relegation in the National League B, he left Lausanne a year later.

In early 2003, Nunweiller returned to Romania and took over UTA Arad in the relegation battle of Divizia A during the winter break , but where he was released after three months on April 17, 2003 despite initial success. Nunweiller returned to Switzerland and took over Yverdon-Sport FC in the Challenge League . After promotion to the Super League , he was sacked on August 22, 2005 after Yverdon had taken just one point from six games. In the 2009/10 season he was assistant coach at Neuchâtel Xamax .


As a player

As a trainer


Radu Nunweiller comes from a soccer family: all of his six brothers were active soccer players, including Ion was also a national player and Lică was also active in Divizia A. To avoid confusion with his brothers, Radu was listed in the Romanian sports press as Nunweiller VI .


  • Mihai Ionescu / Răzvan Toma / Mircea Tudoran: Fotbal de la A la Z . Mondocart Pres, Bucharest 2001, ISBN 973-8332-00-1 , p. 288 .

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