Joseph Szilvási (József Szilvási), the honorary chairman of the Rakoc Football Club in Kaposwar, the only FIFA Judge Somogy, and a football referee who has won the Golden Whistle Award three times, he was 90 years old . rakoczifc.hu.
József Szilvási was born in Kaposvár on November 1, 1930. He is a young athlete who played for Vasutas in Kaposvár as a football player. Then he served as the captain of the local Red Flag team for 12 years. During his military career, he played for the Budapest Border Guard and Dala in Zalaegerszeg. .
He was forced to withdraw from football due to injury. He started his refereeing career in 1961, led 118 games in NBI, and participated in many national team and club games as a member of the FIFA framework from 1971 to 1974. Later he served as the chairman of Rakozy in Kaposhwar as a sports leader, and has served as the chairman of the Somogi County Football Association for a long time (both Rakozy and SLASZ awarded him the title of honorary chairman), and he is a member of the Football Association. After serving on the board of the Hungarian Football Association for several months, he led MLSZ as the first vice chairman.
In civilian life, he is a respected director of Tabi Camping Article Company and Kaposplast. His work has been recognized by many awards, including the Golden Cross of the Republic of Hungary, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Somogy County Sports Association, the three-time Golden Whistle Award, and the Honorary Citizen of Somogy and the Citizen of Kaposvár.