Saturday, June 9, 2007

Munich,1972: The team of Cuba with Károly Laky

The National team of Cuba that took part at Munich 1972, Olympic Games, coached by the legendary Hungarian Károly Laky (at the centre of the photo). The Olympic team of Cuba, that finished 9th in Munich: Oscar Periche, Guillermo Martínez, Jorge Rizo, Carlos Sánchez, Eugenio Almeneiros, Orlando Cowley, Daniel Rodríguez, Geraldo Rodríguez, Osvaldo García, Guillermo Canete and Jesús Pérez. Prior to Munich, Cuba participated to several tournaments in Europe. This photo corresponds to the game of Spain - Cuba 5-4 on 17 June 1972. At the left we notice the famous Cuban referee Eugenio Martínez who in Munich initiated his great Olympic refereeing carrier.
Source: courtesy of Mr. Juan Antonio Sierra

1 comment:

  1. mi papacito bello que tanto echo de menos, te adoro Oriel


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