In 1956, he came to Greece to coach Olympiacos F.C.. The team won the double in the 1956-57 season. The league was won after a long run which ended with Olympiacos winning a play-off match against eternal rivals Panathinaikos F.C. in the neutral Nikos Goumas Stadium (1-0). In the cup, Olympiacos beat AEK Athens 1-0 in the quarter-finals with a goal by Babis Kotridis, and once again Panathinaikos (1-0) in the semi-finals. The team concluded by winning Iraklis FC 2-0 in the final and celebrated the first of three consecutive doubles (1957, 1958, 1959) that still remains a record for Greek teams. Although, Dragicevic left the club after the end of the 1956-57 season.