Đorđe Kunovac

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Đorđe Kunovac
Personal information
Full name Đorđe Kunovac
Date of birth (1975-06-08) 8 June 1975 (age 43)
Place of birth Mostar, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Velež Mostar
Rad Beograd
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 FK Bečej 29 (?)
1995–1998 Rad Beograd 63 (?)
1998–2000 Leotar Trebinje 21 (?)
2000–2001 Fortuna Düsseldorf 10 (?)
2001–2002 Rad Beograd 6 (?)
2002–2003 Mogren Budva 2 (?)
2003–2003 OFK Grbalj 16 (?)
2003–2004 Sinđelić Beograd 30 (15)
Teams managed
2008–2011 FK Sveti Stefan
2011–2011 Milutinac Zemun
2011–2012 Palilulac
2012–2012 FK Zmaj Zemun
2013–2013 Spartak Bánovce
2014–2016 FK Torlak
2016-2017 FK Avala
2017- FK Sremčica
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Đorđe Kunovac (Serbian Cyrillic: Ђорђе Куновац, born 8 June 1975) is a retired professional Bosnian-Herzegovinian football player and a current football manager.

Player career[edit]

Born in Trebinje, he begin playing football in the youth teams of his home-town club FK Leotar, however he was spotted there by FK Partizan who brought them to their youth team.[1] That is why he started playing as senior in the First League of FR Yugoslavia clubs FK Bečej and FK Rad. He will play with Leotar in the First League of the Republika Srpska during until 2000, before coming to Germany to play in Fortuna Düsseldorf. Afterwords, he was back to Rad and in 2002 played for Montenegrin club FK Mogren before finishing his playing career in FK Sinđelić Beograd.

Coaching career[edit]

He was coach of a Belgrade based Serbian club FK Sveti Stefan. For the season 2011-12 he was appointed as a head coach of FK Milutinac Zemun.After a few months Kunovac resigned as coash of FK Milutinac Zemun and later that year he was appointed as manager of FK Palilulac Beograd.In a season 2012-2013 he started as a head coach of a FK Zmaj Zemun,but again after few months re resigned.Second part of the season of 2012/2013 he spent again as a head coach in FK Milutinac Zemun,and also he played for the Senior team.For a season 2013/2014 he is appointed as a manager of Slovak side FK Spartak Bánovce nad Bebravou At the beginning of the 2014/2015 season he took over managing Belgrade lower league club FK Torlak from Kumodraž.FK Torlak compete's in 5th tier of Serbian football league system.In his first season as FK Torlak Manager he won the league and get promoted to Beogradska Zona (4th tier).Also, he won 1st tournament named Trofej Voždovac. In his 2nd season at the helm of FK Torlak he won 2nd Trofej Voždovac,and later that year 4th place on the end of the first part of the season.That was a huge success for the club expected by no one. FK Torlak style of play was recognizable in the Belgrade at the time.Sadly,he resigned 3 rounds before end of the season due to opinion differences with the club management. Also he was considered to be one of the best coaches in the league. After that he led newly promoted FK Avala in their debut season 2016/2017 in Beogradska Zona,but got relegated due to very poor quality in squad,and very non-interested club management.He resigned on the end of the season. In the season 2017/2018 he took a helm of FK Sremčica,also club from Beogradska Zona.He completely rebuild the squad prior to the beginning of the season resulting very poor displays in first 7 rounds.After that,everything got better and FK Sremčica won 4 matches plus 4 matches ended draw which led to 10th place on the table after first part of the season.

Political activity and views[edit]

On the last Serbian elections held on 04.03.2018. he voted for his favorite politician Aleksandar Vučić.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Djordje Kunovac profile at tripod.com (under FK Rad players)

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