Goalkeeper Filip Kurto

  • Height 191cm
  • Weight 82kg
  • D.O.B. 14/6/91
  • Born Olsztyn
Jersey Number
1

Biography

Wellington Phoenix signed the Polish goalkeeper, Filip Kurto, from Dutch side Roda JC Kerkrade in July 2018.

The 6’ 3’’, 27-year-old began his career in his native country of Poland at Wisla Kraków, one of Poland’s most successful clubs.

Kurto also represented his country right through to the U-21s, before signing for Dutch Eredivisie side, Roda JC in 2012 where he enjoyed three successful seasons at the top of Dutch football including helping Roda JC to remain in the Dutch premier division.

Filip couldn’t wait to sign for the Wellington Phoenix, citing the Hyundai A-League as a great place to push on and fulfil his potential.

"I have known about the A-League for a while, and when I was told there was interest, I felt this offer came at the perfect time for me.

"The Manager has a real enthusiasm and passion to win and he stressed to me that he wants players who will give everything for the club.

"That’s the way I play, so that is what brought me here."

Professional Playing Career

2008 Promień Opalenic

2009-12 Wisla Kraków

2012-14 Roda JC Kerkrade

2014-15 FC Dordrecht

2015-17 Excelsior

2017 Roda JC Kerkrade

Poland U18, U19, U20, U21

Hyundai A-League 2018/19