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Gottlieb Göller

NameGottlieb Göller
Birth DateMay 31, 1935
Birth PlaceNuremberg, Germany
Death Date27 August 2004(age 69)
Death PlaceBasel, Switzerland
Years11953 1955
Years21955 1956
Years31956 1961
Years41961 1962
Years51962 1963
Clubs11. FC Nuremberg
Clubs2Bayern Hof
Clubs3VfL Neustadt
Clubs4Wormatia Worms
Clubs5FK Pirmasens
Managerclubs2Julius Berger F.C.

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Gottlieb Göller (31 May 1935 27 August 2004) was a German football player and manager. As a player.

Göller commenced his playing career between 1953 and 1955 with first division side 1. FC Nuremberg. However, he did not find use in official matches there. He continued to play until 1963 for the second division clubs Bayern Hof, VfL Neustadt, Wormatia Worms and FK Pirmasens.

After this he worked as an engineer. When working in Togo in 1970 he was given responsibility over the national football team there through mediation of the German ambassador. He took the side to the African Nations Cup of 1972, the country's first participation in an in an international competition. Later in the 1970s he had a stint with the Nigerian club Julius Berger F.C. and in 1981 he managed the Nigerian national side for one game.

After a short time in Moçambique he returned to Togo where he took on the national team on three more occasions, on taking it to the African Nations Cup tournaments of 1984, 1998 and 2000. At all of Togo's participations the team exited after the first round.

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