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12:28 04-November-2017

Jurasik continues in KSZO

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Written by: Rasmus Boysen

The Polish handball legend Mariusz Jurasik has finally found some continuity.

After being sacked in both Gornik Zabrze (read more here) and Pogón Szczecin (read more here) in the Polish PGNiG Superliga last season, the Polish legend Mariusz Jurasik was hired as coach by the Polish 2nd league club KSZO Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski in March (read more here). Now the Polish club announces, that the 41-year-old Polish handball legend continues in the club.

He played 207 caps and scored 704 goals from 1997 to 2012 for the Polish national team, with whom he won silver at the World Championship in Germany in 2007 and bronze at the World Championship in Croatia in 2009. In 2007 he was named the best right wing of the World Championship in Germany. He is the player with 8th most goals and 8th most appearances of the Polish national team in the history.

Fact box:
Name: Mariusz Jurasik
Date of birth: 04.05.1976
Nationality: Polish
Position: Right wing
Height: 192 cm
Caps: 207 (704 goals)
1993-1996: Sobieski Żagań, Poland
1996-2001: Vive Kielce, Poland
2001-2003: Wisla Plock, Poland
2003-2009: Rhein-Neckar Löwen, Germany
2009-2012: Vive Kielce, Poland
2012: El Jaish, Qatar
2012-2016: Gornik Zabrze, Poland (head coach from 2013-2016)
2016-2017: Pogón Szczecin, Poland (head coach)
2017: KSZO Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland (head coach)

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