Štefan Čambal (17 December 1908 – 18 July 1990) was a Slovak football player and later a football manager. He played for Czechoslovakia, for which he played 22 matches. He was born in Pozsony and died in Prague.
|Date of birth||16 December 1908|
|Place of birth||Pozsony, Austria-Hungary|
|Date of death||18 July 1990(aged 81)|
|Place of death||Prague, Czechoslovakia|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|1927–1929||1. ČsŠK Bratislava|
|1937–1938||SK Baťa Zlín|
|1945–1946||SK Baťa Zlín|
|1964–1966||FC Prague Sydney|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He was a participant in the 1934 FIFA World Cup, where Czechoslovakia won the silver medal. At the tournament, Čambal became the first player of Slovak origin at a World Cup. In his country he started his career with 1. ČsŠK Bratislava, winning the 1927 amateur title in Czechoslovakia. He went on to play for clubs such as Teplitzer FK, SK Slavia Prague, SK Židenice and Baťa Zlín.
He was later a well-known football manager, coaching, amongst others, the Czechoslovakia national football team.
- Truchlik, Ivan (2015). Futbalový atlas sveta (in Slovak). Prague, Czech Republic: Ottovo Nakladatelství. p. 641. ISBN 978-80-7451-455-5.
- Jeřábek, Luboš (2007). Český a československý fotbal - lexikon osobností a klubů (in Czech). Prague, Czech Republic: Grada Publishing. p. 32. ISBN 978-80-247-1656-5.