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Full name  Peter Wenger
Place of death  Luzern, Switzerland
Position  Forward
Place of birth  Küssnacht, Switzerland
Playing position  Striker
Date of birth  (1944-04-10)10 April 1944
Date of death  23 July 2016(2016-07-23) (aged 72)
Died  23 July 2016, Lucerne, Switzerland

Peter Wenger (10 April 1944 – 23 July 2016) was a Swiss international footballer.

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Club career

Wenger started his youth football with his local team in Küssnacht. He played as Striker (left winger) for Luzern between 1965 and 1966. Between 1966 and 1974 he played for FC Basel in the Nationalliga A and won five league titles, the Swiss Cup once and the first edition of the Swiss League Cup in 1972. During his time with Basel he played a total of 221 competitive games and scored 63 goals. In the summer of 1974 he transferred to Nordstern where he played for six seasons.

International career

Wenger played seven games for the Swiss national team in the years 1969 and 1970. He made his international debut on 24 September 1969 in an international friendly at the Mithatpaşa Stadium as he was substituted in at half time. Switzerland lost 0−3 against Turkey. He played his last international game on 20 December 1970. Switzerland won 2−1 against Malta in the Empire Stadium, Gżira during the UEFA Euro 1972 qualifying stage.

Honours

Basel

  • Swiss League champion: 1966-67, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1971-72 1972-73
  • Swiss Cup winner: 1966-67
  • Swiss League Cup winner: 1972
  • Coppa delle Alpi winner: 1969, 1970
  • Uhren Cup winner: 1969, 1970
  • References

    Peter Wenger Wikipedia


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