1979 Atlanta Chiefs Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 12-18 - 121 points
in the NASL's Central Division
Coach: Dan Wood (12-18)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 110,244, Avg. 7,350 in 15 home dates
1979 Atlanta Chiefs Statistics

The Atlanta Chiefs of the North American Soccer League ended the 1979 season with a record of 12 wins and 18 losses for 121 points in the NASL's Central Division.

Atlanta scored 60 goals and allowed 60. Jeff Bourne netted 18 goals for the Chiefs, while Jomo Sono, Nino Zec and Neill Roberts each contributed five or more also. Jeff Bourne accounted for 15 assists. Victor Nogueira registered a 0.83 goals against average, leading regular keepers.

Dan Wood coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Mike BalsonDSeptember 9, 19476'0"175Bridgeport, England
Jeff BourneFJune 19, 19485'10"170Repton, England
Adrian BrooksM,FOctober 2, 19576'1"185Derby, England
Chris CattaneoFNovember 6, 19575'9"150Brooklyn, NY
Tad DeLormGDecember 7, 19556'4"195Trier, Germany
George DewsnipFMay 6, 19565'7"140Salford, England
Tommy LangD,MJuly 14, 19565'9"165Dublin, Ireland
Webster LichabaD,MOctober 8, 19545'7"150Johannesburg, South Africa
Mark MacKainDMarch 10, 19615'9"160Orlando, FL
Greg MakowskiDJuly 5, 19565'11"175St. Louis, MO
Pat McMahonMSeptember 19, 19455'11"160Croy, Scotland
George NanchoffF/M,FApril 17, 19546'0"160Jankovec, Macedonia Yugoslavia
Louie NanchoffF,F/MJune 13, 19565'10"155Resen, Macedonia Yugoslavia
Victor NogueiraGJuly 17, 19596'1"185Maputo, Mozambique
Fred PereiraFFebruary 17, 19545'9"155Valanta, Portugal
Branko RadovicD,MOctober 18, 19505'10"165Titograd, Montenegro Yugoslavia
Dale RobertsDOctober 8, 1956Newcastle, England
Neill RobertsM,FMarch 30, 19546'2"175Durban, South Africa
Bob RobsonGJune 11, 19576'0"168St. Louis, MO
Jomo SonoF,M/F,MJune 28, 19555'8"165Johannesburg, South Africa
Carl StrongMJanuary 21, 19585'10"160Washington, D.C.
Colin WaldronDJune 22, 1946Bristol, England
Nino ZecM,FJuly 22, 19495'10"165MiloŇ°evo, Serbia Yugoslavia