Vladimir Vermezović ( Serbian Cyrillic: Владимир Вермезовић; born 30 June 1963) is a Serbian football former player and current coach of Orlando Pirates in the Premier Soccer League.
Playing career [ edit ]
Vermezović, known locally as
Vermez or Čika Crni, [2 ] began playing football for [3 ] FK Partizan in the Yugoslav First League, before moving abroad to play in Spain for Sporting de Gijón and UD Salamanca. He also played in Greece for Panionios F.C. and finished his playing career with German side Hannover 96. [4 ]
Managerial career [ edit ]
Following his retirement, Vermezović began coaching with
Partizan. He achieved great success in reaching 1/8 finals of the Uefa Cup in 2004/05 season, when he was coaching 16 straight matches with Partizan in European competition. [1 ]
He had a brief spell with
FC Spartak Trnava before joining South African side Kaizer Chiefs in 2009. [4 ]
In May 2012, he returned to Partizan and once again became head coach. He ended his second spell in charge of Partizan in April 2013.
On 14 February 2014, he was appointed head coach of South African outfit
Orlando Pirates. [5 ]
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