|Full name||Constantin Orac|
|Date of birth||22 January 1959|
|Place of birth||Galați, Romania|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Concordia Chiajna (youth center director)|
|Romania Olympic team||5||(0)|
|1991–1992||Unirea Focșani (player/assistant)|
|2000–2001||FCM Poiana Câmpina|
|2001–2002||FC Baia Mare|
|2009||Dinamo București (assistant)|
|2009–2010||Dinamo II București|
|2014–||Concordia Chiajna (Youth Center director)|
|2020–2021||Concordia Chiajna (caretaker)|
| *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 16 March 2010|
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 16 March 2010
Costel Orac (born 22 January 1959) is a Romanian retired footballer and current coach.
Costel Orac was born on 22 January 1959 in Galați.   He made his Divizia A debut on 22 August 1976, playing for FCM Galați in a 1–0 loss against Jiul Petroșani.  He played 5 seasons in the first two leagues for FCM Galați, after which he was transferred at Dinamo București together with teammate Nicușor Vlad.    In his first three seasons spent at the club, he won the Divizia A title in all of them, in the first he contributed with 9 goals scored in 32 matches, in the second he played 30 games and scored 4 goals and in the third he made 23 appearances and scored 5 goals.   Orac also won three Cupa României with the The Red Dogs , scoring the decisive goal in the 2–1 victory against rival Steaua București from the 1984 final and appeared in 26 matches in which he scored 5 goals in European competitions, including helping the team eliminate Inter Milan by scoring the decisive goal of the 3–2 victory from the second leg in the 1981–82 UEFA Cup season and appeared in 7 games in which he scored two goals against Hamburg and Liverpool in the 1983–84 European Cup as the club reached the semi-finals.       In 1989, Orac alongside teammates Dumitru Moraru and Alexandru Nicolae were transferred from Dinamo to Victoria București where because of a conflict he had with coach Florin Halagian, he played only two Divizia A games in which he scored one goal and made one appearance in the 1989–90 UEFA Cup in which he gave an assist in a 1–1 against Valencia.      After the 1989 Romanian Revolution, Orac went to play in the Nationalliga B where he was recommended by coach Mircea Lucescu to Étoile Carouge's coach Radu Nunweiller.      In Switzerland, after a injury, Orac found out at a medical control that he has problems with his back, he returned to play at Dinamo for a short while, making his last appearance in Divizia A on 11 May 1991 in a 1–1 against Universitatea Craiova after which he went to play in Divizia B at Unirea Focșani where he retired after playing one season.     During his whole career, Costel Orac played 308 Divizia A matches in which he scored 54 goals and made 27 appearances in which he scored 5 goals in European competitions.    
Costel Orac played three friendly games at international level for Romania, making his debut on 29 July 1984 under coach Mircea Lucescu in a 4–2 victory against China in which he scored one goal.   His following two games were a 1–1 and a 0–0 against Iraq. 
|Romania national team |
|Costel Orac – International goals|
|1.||29 July 1984||Stadionul 23 August, Iaşi, Romania||China||3–0||4–2||Friendly|
Costel Orac started his coaching career while he was still an active player, being an assistant at Unirea Focșani in the 1991–92 Divizia B.  From the 1992–93 Divizia B season, he began his career as a head coach at Unirea Focșani and in 1996 he had his only coaching experience outside Romania, for one season and a half in the Cypriot First Division at Alki Larnaca.  He spent most of his career coaching in Divizia B, having a total of 356 games, managing to win four promotions to the first league with Selena Bacău, Baia Mare, Unirea Urziceni and Concordia Chiajna.    Costel Orac has a total of 73 matches managed in Divizia A and in 2009 he was Dario Bonetti's assistant at Dinamo for a few months.   
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