Emblem of SK Slovan Bratislava

J O Z E F  C A P K O V I C

         Together with his twin brother Jan CAPKOVIC started in
Cervena hviezda (currently ASK Inter Bratislava) and together
came to SK Slovan Bratislava as a forwards. Jan started to
represent Czechoslovakia much sooner as a left wing.
         Jozef CAPKOVIC was looking for a right position for him
for a long time. From the attack came to midfield and in the end
he anchored in the middle of the defense. He was fast, agile, and
played without mistakes.
         First time dressed a Czechoslovak national jersey in 1974
in the match against German Democratic republic (3 : 1). Since
then represented Czechoslovakia 16 times and together with
Anton Ondrus created a great defensive duo.
         Played in European championship 1976 (Beograd), where
Czechoslovakia became a champion, and in the semifinal match
against Netherlands took care of Johan Cruif, who could not do
anything, but to be frustrated by his opponent's Jozef Capkovic
defense. Played in the final match against West Germany as well.
Capkovic against Johan Cruiff
EURO 1976 (Yugoslavia) : In the semifinal match against Netherlands
even famous Johan Cruiff could not do anything facing Jozef.