Costica Stefanescu - International Appearances


The outstanding Romanian player obtained 64 international caps with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born:  26- 3-1951
Died:  20- 8-2013
Country:  Romania
Caps:	64	(W24-D19-L21 - GF83-GA73 - %52.34)
Age First Cap:	 26 yr 141 d	14- 8-1977 vs. Czechoslovakia 3-1
Age Last Cap:	 34 yr 232 d	13-11-1985 vs. Turkey 3-1
National Team Career:  8 yr  91 d


Caps   Date     Venue           Opponent       Score    Competition

  1  14- 8-77   Rabat           Czechoslovakia  3-1 
  2  22- 3-78   Istanbul        Turkey          1-1     Balkan Cup
  3   3- 5-78   Bucuresti       Bulgaria        2-0     Balkan Cup
  4  14- 5-78   Bucuresti       Soviet Union    0-1                     
  5  11-10-78   Bucuresti       Poland          1-0                     
  6  25-10-78   Bucuresti       Yugoslavia      3-2     European Champ. Qual.
  7  15-11-78   Valencia        Spain           0-1     European Champ. Qual.
  8  13-12-78   Athinai         Greece          1-2                     
  9  19-12-78   Tel-Aviv        Israel          1-1                     
 10   4- 4-79   Craiova         Spain           2-2     European Champ. Qual.
 11  13- 5-79   Lemesos         Cyprus          1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 12  14-10-79   Moskva          Soviet Union    1-3                     
 13  31-10-79   Tit. Mitrovica  Yugoslavia      1-2     European Champ. Qual.
  -  11- 1-80   Bogotá          Hungary B       2-2
 14  16- 2-80   Napoli          Italy           1-2                     
 15  31- 3-80   Beograd         Yugoslavia      0-2     Balkan Cup
 16   2- 4-80   Bucuresti       East Germany    2-2                    
 17  18- 5-80   Brno            Czechoslovakia  1-2                     
 18   6- 6-80   Bruxelles       Belgium         1-2                     
 19  27- 8-80   Bucuresti       Yugoslavia      4-1     Balkan Cup
 20  10- 9-80   Varna           Bulgaria        2-1                     
 21  24- 9-80   Oslo            Norway          1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 22  15-10-80   Bucuresti       England         2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 23  25- 3-81   Bucuresti       Poland          2-0                     
 24  29- 4-81   London          England         0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 25  13- 5-81   Budapest        Hungary         0-1     World Cup Qualifier
 26   3- 6-81   Bucuresti       Norway          1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 27   9- 9-81   Bucuresti       Bulgaria        1-2                     
 28  23- 9-81   Bucuresti       Hungary         0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 29  10-10-81   Bucuresti       Switzerland     1-2     World Cup Qualifier
 30  11-11-81   Bern            Switzerland     0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 31  24- 3-82   Brussel         Belgium         1-4                     
 32  14- 4-82   Ruse            Bulgaria        2-1                     
 33   1- 5-82   Hunedoara       Cyprus          3-1     European Champ. Qual.
 34  15- 7-82   Suceava         Japan           4-0                     
 35  18- 7-82   Bucuresti       Japan           3-1                     
 36   4-12-82   Firenze         Italy           0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 37   2- 2-83   Larissa         Greece          3-1                     
 38  30- 3-83   Timisoara       Yugoslavia      0-2                     
 39  16- 4-83   Bucuresti       Italy           1-0     European Champ. Qual.
 40  15- 5-83   Bucuresti       Czechoslovakia  0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 41   9- 6-83   Stockholm       Sweden          1-0     European Champ. Qual.
 42  10- 8-83   Oslo            Norway          0-0                     
 43  24- 8-83   Bucuresti       East Germany    1-0                     
 44  12-10-83   Wrexham         Wales           0-5                     
 45   8-11-83   Tel-Aviv        Israel          1-1                     
 46  12-11-83   Lemesos         Cyprus          1-0     European Champ. Qual.
 47  30-11-83   Bratislava      Czechoslovakia  1-1     European Champ. Qual.
  -  22- 1-84   Guayaquil       Ecuador U-23    3-1
 48   7- 2-84   Alger           Algeria         1-1                     
 49   7- 3-84   Craiova         Greece          2-0                     
 50  11- 4-84   Oradea          Israel          0-0                     
 51  14- 6-84   Saint-Etienne   Spain           1-1     European Championship
 52  17- 6-84   Lens            West Germany    1-2     European Championship
 53  20- 6-84   Nantes          Portugal        0-1     European Championship
 54  29- 7-84   Iasi            China           4-2                     
 55  29- 8-84   Gera            East Germany    1-2                     
 56  12- 9-84   Belfast         North. Ireland  2-3     World Cup Qualifier
 57  30- 1-85   Lisboa          Portugal        3-2                     
 58   3- 4-85   Craiova         Turkey          3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 59   1- 5-85   Bucuresti       England         0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 60   6- 6-85   Helsinki        Finland         1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 61   7- 8-85   Moskva          Soviet Union    0-2                     
 62  28- 8-85   Timisoara       Finland         2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 63  11- 9-85   London          England         1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 64  13-11-85   Izmir           Turkey          3-1     World Cup Qualifier


Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    64    24   19   21   83-  73      67      52.34


Types of Matches
Friendlies             30 
World Cup Qualifiers   15 
European Championship   3  
European Champ. Qual.  12
Balkan Cup              4

Total                  64

NB: note that the FRF removed the matches on 11- 1-1980 (vs. Hungary B) 
    and 22- 1-1984 (vs. Ecuador U-23) in 2007




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