Adrian Iencsi

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Adrian Iencsi
Personal information
Full nameAdrian Mihai Iencsi
Date of birth (1975-03-15) 15 March 1975 (age 45)
Place of birth Piatra Neamţ, Romania
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1985–1993 Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț
Senior career*
1993–1996 Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț 43 (2)
1995Cetatea Târgu Neamț (loan) 17 (1)
1997–2004 Rapid București 190 (22)
2004–2006 Spartak Moscow 37 (2)
2006–2007 Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț 10 (1)
2007–2008 Apollon Limassol 21 (2)
2008–2009 Kapfenberg 4 (0)
2009–2010 Rapid București 22 (2)
2010 Concordia Chiajna 10 (0)
2011–2012 Târgu Mureș 31 (2)
National team
1996–1998 Romania U21 [1] 16 (0)
2000–2006 Romania 30 (1)
Teams managed
2012–2013 CS Corbeanca
2013 Popești-Leordeni
2013–2014 FC Voluntari
2014–2015 Apollon Limassol (assistant)
2015 FC Hunedoara
2016 Sporting Turnu Măgurele
2016 Foresta Suceava
2017 Unirea Jucu
2017 Universitatea Craiova (assistant)
2017 Dunărea Călărași
2017 Pandurii Târgu Jiu
2018 Rapid București U19
2018–2019 Universitatea Cluj (assistant)
2019–2020 Universitatea II Craiova
2020 Rapid București
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Adrian Mihai Iencsi (born 15 March 1975 in Piatra Neamț) is a Romanian former football player and currently a manager. As a footballer, he enjoyed spells at Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ, Rapid București, Spartak Moscow, Apollon Limassol and Kapfenberger SV. Iencsi has won two Romanian championship titles with Rapid București in 1999 and 2003.


In 2009 Adrian Iencsi signed a contract with Rapid București as a second coach and player. On 18 April 2009 the former assistant coach managed the team on a temporary basis until a replacement to Rada was found.

He ended his career at FCM Târgu Mureș. His first head coach job was at Liga IV team CS Corbeanca. Then he signed after some weeks with her rival ACS Popesti Leordeni. He finished second in the championship. After ACS Popesti Leordeni, Mister Iencsi signed for FC Voluntari, a team who play now in Liga 2 and won promotion. In the end was sacked even if he was a very professional coach.

Now, he is assistant coach at Apollon Limassol, helping Ioan Andone, a very experienced coach, who played with CFR Cluj in Champions League.

In Romania, he is well known for his love for Rapid Bucharest.

Iencsi is a very organized coach, with charisma and self-confidence, one of the top students of PRO License course organized by Romanian Football Federation.

Out of the pitch he is known that his mentor is Turkey manager, Mircea Lucescu.




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