Danubio were a strong Venezuelan team in the 1950s.
They had Venezuelan players and foreigners from Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, West Germany. This was the main reason why their team name was Danubio, which referred to the Danube river in Central Europe. Tibor Pivko (president), A. Molina (vice-president), George Kenes (tesorery), Geza Bartoni (journalist), L. Epielberger (comisary), Gaby Mozer (manager). Eugene Linder was another important person in the team's history. [March 30] Curacao 0 – Danubio 0 In Willemstad, Curacao. [April 12] Danubio 2 – Curacao 1 At Estadio Olímpico de la Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas. [Gómez 70, 85; Martel 87] [Danubio: Magyar (hungarian), Scheedef (hungarian), Contín, Schampert (german), Gutemberg (german), Reinholdt (german), Valentino Jonas (austrian), Gómez, Peter Hrncir (austrian), Carlos Delgado, Plank (austrian or german); Curazao: Pollinet, Paulina, Conwerdt, Delaney, Vlinder, Meulens, Da Costa, Daal, Schoop, Gómez, Martel]
Source: El Nacional, Venezuelan newspaper.
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