Victor Zvunka

Victor Zvunka (* November 15, 1951 in Le Ban -Saint -Martin, Lorraine ) is a retired French footballer and current coach of Hungarian descent. He is one of less than 20 footballers in France who have the traditional National Cup both as a player and as a coach can win.

Career as a player


As a player, Victor Zvunka began its much older brothers George (* 1937) and Jules (* 1941) were also professional footballers, 1970 at FC Metz. In 1973 he moved to Olympique Marseille, where he spent his most successful period. He followed there as a central defender on the side of Marius Trésor exact position his brother Jules, who moved from the field to the dugout at this time. With Marseille, where he remained until 1981, Victor Zvunka has won the 1976 National Cup competition. After relegation to the second division OM (1980 ), succeeded without the immediate resurgence, Zvunka joined 1981 for two years Stade Laval; then followed Racing Paris as the last station to 1985, where he served as player-manager of the then renamed Matra Racing 1 club from 1984. Overall, it has been brought in these four clubs to 368 Erstligabegegnungen, in which he scored eight goals.


In March 1975, the " sober and aerially strong" defender of all came in a 2-0 win over Hungary in the Parc des Princes stadium also his only use in the national team of France.

A trainer

Working since the mid-1980s as a coach, it nationwide took notice, reach success only in the early 21st century. 2004 Zvunka had done as coach of the second division LB Châteauroux in the French Cup final, it was subject to his team but Paris Saint -Germain. Since Paris participated as runners-up in the Champions League, Zvunka took Châteauroux still in the first round of the UEFA Cup in part, different from the fact, however, against FC Bruges. Five years later he won again with a second division (EA Guingamp ), even the French Cup. This played his team the following season in qualifying for the Europa League, but were eliminated in the Bretons in the play-off against Hamburger SV. 2010 even had to take the course in the third league Guingamp. From February to May 2011 Victor Zvunka was then at third division AS Cannes active.

Coach stations

Source for the stations to 2009: