Marek Zając (born September 17, 1973 in Kraków), known as Marek (Chinese: 马里科) in China, is a Polish former soccer player and currently Manager of R&F. A versatile defender, he experienced considerable success with Wisła Kraków before moving to Turkey to play for Süper Lig sides Denizlispor and A. Sebatspor until he joined Chinese side Shenzhen Jianlibao and became a prominent figure within the team for five seasons.
|Full name||Marek Zając|
|Date of birth||September 17, 1973|
|Place of birth||Kraków, Poland|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1.2 in)|
|2011||Guangzhou R&F (Assistant coach)|
|2017–2018||R&F (Hong Kong)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Marek Zając previously played for Cracovia and Hutnik Kraków before he moved to Polish powerhouse Wisła Kraków where he experienced considerable success by winning two league titles and a call up to his national team. This saw Turkish side Denizlispor interested with his services and Zając moved to them during the 2001-02 season, however he only played in ten league games before returning to Poland with Zagłębie Lubin the following season. With another chance to play in the Süper Lig Marek Zając joined Akçaabat Sebatspor in the 2003-04 season where he stayed for one season.
Halfway through the 2004 Chinese league season Zając moved to Shenzhen Jianlibao to help them in their push for the league title. Achieving this he remained with the team for the next five seasons despite the exit of most of their top stars and manager, however when he finally left the team at the end of the 2008 league season he became the team's longest serving foreigner. Zając remained in China and joined second tier side Liaoning Hongyun at the beginning of the 2009 league season and helped the team win the division title.
- As of 13 May 2018
|R&F (Hong Kong)||June 2017||March 2018||18||6||1||11||33.33|
- Marek Zając at National-Football-Teams.com