SC Columbia Floridsdorf

Full name: SC Columbia Floridsdorf

From: Vienna, Austria

Nicknames: The Columbians

Kit - SC Columbia

Club colours: Black, blue and white

Ground: Stadium Schwarzlackenau

Last season: 8th (of 16) in Austrian Fourth Division

Franz Maresch

Manager: Franz Maresch

Squad:
Goalkeepers
Gerhard Taschwer, Markus Lipoysky, Michael Janata

Defenders
Mario Handl, Alexander Frimmel, Fatos Vinca, Christian Schweigler, Benjamin Meisenbichler, Michael Urban, Dominik Lehner

Midfielders

Thomas Pollak, Albert Kubiak, Roman Horvarth, Patrick Lehner, Julius Simon, Thomas Potlacnik, Markus Wiltschko

Strikers
Markus Buchinger, Roman Flandorfer, Nahir Gunel, Oliver Anzbock

Website: www.sc-columbia.at

SC COLUMBIA FLORIDSDORF FACTS

  • SC Columbia are an amateur team with no professional or semi-professionals in the squad
  • They currently compete in Austrian’s Fourth Division, the highest amateur league in the country
  • Floridsdorf is the 21st district of Vienna which has 140,000 inhabitants
  • SC Columbia are the oldest club in Floridsdorf
  • Their most prominent player is 44-year-old fee-kick specialist Julius Simon. He scored 10 goals last season and has 23 caps for Slovakia
  • Manager Franz Maresch took the helm two years ago after spending time playing for the club. The former-professional striker, 37, used to ply his trade in the Austrian Premier League.
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