Cristian Popovici

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Cristian Popovici
Personal information
Full name Cristian Daniel Popovici
Date of birth (1968-02-13) 13 February 1968 (age 55) [1]
Place of birth Bacău, Romania
Position(s) Defender
Team information
Current team
CSM Bacău (manager)
Senior career*
1993–2002 FCM Bacău
Managerial career
2002–2004 Aerostar Bacău
2004–2007 FCM Bacău
2008 FCM Bacău
2010–2011 Botoșani
2011 SC Bacau
2012 Dinamo II București
2012 FCM Bacău
2012–2013 Botoșani
2014–2016 SC Bacău
2016–2017 Foresta Suceava
2017–2018 Aerostar Bacău
2018–2019 Metaloglobus București
2019–2021 Știința Miroslava
2021–2022 Dante Botoșani
2022– CSM Bacău
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Cristian Popovici (born 13 February 1968) is a Romanian former professional footballer and currently a manager. As a footballer Popovici played nine years for FCM Bacău, being an important member of the team that beat Steaua București with 5-1 right on the Steaua Stadium and also had appearances in European competitions as UEFA Cup or UEFA Intertoto Cup. [2] After retirement, Popovici started his football manager career, being well known for coaching especially teams from Bacău and Moldavia such as: Aerostar Bacău, FCM Bacău, SC Bacau, FC Botoșani or Foresta Suceava, the only interruptions consisting of two short spells at Dinamo II București and Metaloglobus București.




FCM Bacău


FC Botoșani
Aerostar Bacău

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  1. "CRISTIAN POPOVICI – Antrenorul care i-a făcut pe români să privească în sus, spre Botoșani!" [CRISTIAN POPOVICI – The coach who made the Romanians look up to Botoşani!]. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  2. "Bomba campionatului. Atunci si acum" [Championship's bomb. Then and now]. Retrieved 30 April 2019.