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George Lesyw

Personal information
Date of birthJanuary 1, 1957
Place of birthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date of deathMarch 5, 2005(age 48)
Place of deathPennsylvania, United States
Playing positionForward

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George Lesyw (July 5, 1957 - March 5, 2005) was an American soccer forward who played three seasons in the Major Indoor Soccer League. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Lesyw graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School in Philadelphia. He then attended Temple University where he played on the men's soccer team from 1975 to 1978. His twenty-six career goals puts him sixth on the Temple Owls career goals list. He was a 1978 First Team All American soccer player. In 1978, Lesyw played for the U.S. team at the World University Games. In 1979, he signed with the Philadelphia Fever of the Major Indoor Soccer League and played three seasons with the Fever.

In 1982, he became the head coach of the Philadelphia Ukrainians.

He died on March 5, 2005.

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