Emil Săndoi

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Emil Săndoi
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-03-01) 1 March 1965 (age 55)
Place of birth Craiova, Romania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
Chindia Târgoviște (manager)
Youth career
Universitatea Craiova
Senior career*
1983–1991 Universitatea Craiova 193 (32)
1991–1995 FC U Craiova 75 (10)
1995–1996 Angers 30 (2)
1996–1998 Argeș Pitești 44 (4)
1998–1999 FC U Craiova 40 (3)
National team
1987–1993 Romania 30 (0)
Teams managed
1999–2000 FC U Craiova
2001–2002 Pandurii Târgu Jiu
2002 FC U Craiova
2003–2005 Pandurii Târgu Jiu
2006–2013 Romania U-21
2008 FC Vaslui
2014–2016 Universitatea Craiova
2016 Concordia Chiajna
2017–2019 Argeș Pitești
2020- Chindia Târgoviște
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Emil Săndoi (born 1 March 1965) is a Romanian football manager and former player.


He was born in Craiova and debuted in Divizia A with Universitatea Craiova in 1983.

Săndoi made his debut for the Romanian national team in 1987 against Greece, and was chosen for the 1990 FIFA World Cup squad.


Game interference

In a game between Chindia Târgoviște and Argeș in Romania's second division, Săndoi was standing on the side line as manager, and yet interfered in the match by tripping an opposition player. [1]

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