Branko Tucak

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Branko Tucak
Personal information
Date of birth (1952-06-19) 19 June 1952 (age 62)
Place of birth Runović, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1977 NK Zagreb
1977–1981 NK Dinamo Zagreb
1981–1983 Metz 62 (2)
1983–1984 Nancy 22 (0)
1984–1985 Angers 24 (0)
1985–1986 K.V. Kortrijk
1986–1987 Thionville 11 (0)
Teams managed
1987 Thionville
Al-Hilal
Al-Merreikh
2006 NK Pula
2008–2009 Rwanda
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Branko Tucak (born 19 June 1952 in Runović, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Croatian former professional football player who last coached the Rwandan national team.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Tucak played for NK Zagreb,[1] NK Dinamo Zagreb, Metz, AS Nancy,[2] Angers, K.V. Kortrijk and Thionville.[3]

Coaching career[edit]

Tucak was appointed manager of the Rwandan national team in April 2008,[4] and was sacked in November 2009.[5] He has also coached in Croatia, France,[6] Kuwait and Sudan.

In April 2014 it was announced that he was part of an 8-man shortlist to replace Eric Nshimiyimana as Rwanda manager.[7]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "1.liga 1976/77.". nogonet. 2008-04-27. Retrieved 2008-04-27. 
  2. ^ "Les anciens joueurs". AS Nancy. 2008-04-27. Retrieved 2008-04-27. 
  3. ^ Barreaud, Marc (1998). Dictionnaire des footballeurs étrangers du championnat professionnel français (1932-1997). L'Harmattan, Paris. ISBN 2-7384-6608-7. 
  4. ^ "Tucak appointed Rwanda coach". BBC Sport. 2008-04-27. Retrieved 2008-04-27. 
  5. ^ "Rwanda sack Croatian coach Tucak". BBC Sport. 2009-11-24. Retrieved 2009-11-24. 
  6. ^ "France - Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". RSSSF. 2007-07-12. Retrieved 2008-04-27. 
  7. ^ Andrew Jackson Oryada (25 April 2014). "Ratomir Dujkovic on shortlist for Rwanda coach position". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 April 2014.