ŠŠ Kovas Kaunas

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ŠŠ Kovas
Full name Šančių šaulių „Kovas“
Founded 1921
Dissolved 1945
Chairman A. Pankratovas
League Lithuanian football championship

Kovas Kaunas was a Lithuanian football club from Kaunas. It was one of the best Lithuanian football clubs during interbellum.

ŠŠ Kovas Kaunas and Estonian Football Club Kalev Tallinn (white shorts) after match, won by Kalev 1:0 (1:0). Kaunas, 4th of May 1925.
Lithuanian amateur football club "Kovas" (ŠŠ Kovas) from Kaunas district Šančiai. Kaunas 1926 08 03. Standing (from the left): 1. Leonas Rakickas 2. Antanas Lingis 3. Juozas Žukauskas 4. Stepas Garbačiauskas 5. Juozas Žebrauskas 6. Jaroslavas Citavičius 7. Leonas Žukauskas 8.? Siting (from the left): 1. Šapkauskas 2. Valerijonas Balčiūnas 3. Romualdas Žebrauskas 4. Stasys Janušauskas 5.? 6. Stasys Sabaliauskas 7. Vladas Banevičius

History[edit]

Club was founded as LFLS Kaunas (Lietuvos fizinio lavinimosi sąjunga – Lithuanian physical education union) department in Šančiai by Stasys Sabaliauskas. On March 11, 1923 it was renamed "Kovas". It has also played against Latvian, Estonian, Czechoslovakian, Austrian, Hungarian and other foreign teams. A. Pankratovas was the last chairman of the club. Kovas sports club also cultivated ice hockey, basketball, boxing, table-tennis and other sports. After Soviet occupation it was reformed to railwaymen team Lokomotyvas Kaunas.

Name history[edit]

  • 1921 – LFLS Šančiai
  • 1923 – ŠŠ Kovas Kaunas

International games[edit]

Opponent Result Location Date
Austria Hakoah Wien 2:1 ? 1928
Czechoslovakia SK Ceske Budejovice 0:1 Lithuania 1935
Hungary Budafok Budapest 2:2 Lithuania 1935
Nazi Germany Preussen Gumbinnen 5:1 Kaunas 1937
Austria FAC Wien 1:1 Lithuania 1937
Austria Rapid Wien 0:0 Lithuania 1937
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jugoslavija Beograd 5:2 Lithuania 1938
Sweden AIK 2:5 Kaunas 1939-06-19

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