Heinz-Josef Koitka

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Jupp Koitka
Personal information
Full name Heinz-Josef Koitka
Date of birth (1952-02-12) 12 February 1952 (age 65)
Place of birth Wattenscheid, West Germany
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1976 SG Wattenscheid 09
1976–1979 Eintracht Frankfurt 91 (0)
1979–1980 Rot-Weiß Lüdenscheid 27 (0)
1980–1982 Hamburger SV 23 (0)
1982–1984 Alemannia Aachen 70 (0)
1984–1987 SG Wattenscheid 09 99 (0)
1987–1990 Hamburger SV 28 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Heinz-Josef "Jupp" Koitka (born 12 February 1952 is a former German football player.[1]

He started his career 1971 at SG Wattenscheid 09. Via Frankfurt he moved for the 1979–80 campaign to 2. Bundesliga Nord side Rot-Weiß Lüdenscheid and left them after a season for Hamburger SV. In total he appeared in 142 Bundesliga matches, most of them for Eintracht Frankfurt (91).

His greatest success was the German championship with Hamburger SV in 1982 after being runner-up in the previous season. In 1982, he reached the UEFA Cup final, as a backup to Uli Stein.

In 1990 Koitka finished his career at HSV. After his active career he returned to his roots and became coach and goalkeeping coach at SG Wattenscheid 09. His son Kai Koitka played for the 09ers from 2003 until 2006 as well.

Heinz-Josef Koitka was engaged at DFB responsible for the Under 21 goalkeepers and match observer.

References

  1. ^ "Koitka, Heinz-Josef" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 

External links

  • Jupp Koitka at eintracht-archiv.de (in German)
  • Heinz-Josef Koitka at fussballdaten.de (in German)
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