Otto Krappan

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Otto Krappan
Personal information
Full name Otto Krappan
Date of birth (1886-10-11)11 October 1886
Place of birth Hermannstadt, Austria–Hungary
Date of death 2 February 1942(1942-02-02) (aged 55)
Place of death Palermo, Italy
Teams managed
Years Team
1923–1926 Udinese
1927–1932 Monfalcone
1932–1933 Legnano
1933–1934 Vicenza
1934–1935 Alessandria
1935–1936 Lecco
1936–1937 Pro Gorizia
1937–1939 Cosenza
1939–1940 Cremonese
1940–1941 Alessandria
1941–1942 Palermo-Juve

Otto Krappan (October 11, 1886 – February 2, 1942) was a German professional football manager.


Born in Hermannstadt, Austria-Hungary, in a family of Transylvanian Saxons, (today Sibiu, Romania). Krappan managed several clubs in Italy between 1923 and 1942, year in which he suddenly died while training Palermo-Juve in Serie C.1

He managed Udinese in Prima Divisione and Alessandria in 1934–35 Serie A.2


  1. ^ La morte dell'allenatore Chrappan, on «Il Littoriale», February 3, 1942, p. 2, availaible on
  2. ^ List of Coaches in Italy before 1945

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