Dušan Drašković

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Dušan Drašković
Personal information
Date of birth (1939-06-20) 20 June 1939 (age 77)
Place of birth Banja Luka, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1959 Spartak Subotica
1960 Vojvodina
1963–1964 Radnički Niš
1969–1970 Vrbas
Teams managed
1976–1977 Vrbas
1981–1982 Vojvodina
1985–1986 Vrbas
1987 Spartak Subotica
1988–1993 Ecuador
1994 Bragantino
1995 Barcelona SC
1995–1996 Bolivia
2000 Sierra Leone
2000–2001 Comunicaciones
2003 Atlético Junior
2004 Macará
2004 Emelec
2004 Comunicaciones
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Dušan Drašković (Cyrillic: Душан Драшковић; born 20 June 1939) is a Yugoslav and Montenegrin former football manager and player. He is considered as one of the pioneers of modern football in Ecuador.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

During his playing career, Drašković played for Spartak Subotica, Vojvodina, Radnički Niš and Vrbas.[4] He represented Yugoslavia at the 1971 Mediterranean Games, winning the gold medal.[5]

In his early managerial career, Drašković served as manager of Vrbas (twice),[6] Vojvodina and Spartak Subotica, before leaving his homeland in 1988. Drašković managed Ecuador at the Copa América tournament in 1989, 1991 and 1993.[7][8][9] At club level, Drašković was manager of a number of club sides in Brazil (Bragantino),[10] Colombia (Atlético Junior),[11] Ecuador (Barcelona SC, Macará and Emelec), and Guatemala (Comunicaciones).[12]

Drašković has also managed FK Vojvodina and FK Borac Banja Luka[13] in former SFR Yugoslavia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dusan Draskovic: Pioneer for Ecuadorian Football". beinsports.com. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Ecuador Used to Be a Joke. Now It's Laughing All the Way to the World Cup.". slate.com. 27 May 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "A Small Giant Rises – Football In Ecuador". sportsrants.com. 7 September 2015. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "Statistika odigranih prvenstvenih utakmica i datih golova za FK Vrbas 1969-2007" (in Serbian). fkvrbas.weebly.com. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "VI igre, Izmir (Turska) 1971." (in Serbian). oks.org.rs. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  6. ^ "Treneri FK Vrbasa 1969-2007" (in Serbian). fkvrbas.weebly.com. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  7. ^ "Copa América 1989". RSSSF. Retrieved 11 August 2009. 
  8. ^ "Copa América 1991". RSSSF. Retrieved 11 August 2009. 
  9. ^ "Copa América 1993". RSSSF. Retrieved 11 August 2009. 
  10. ^ "Bragantino enfrenta o cansado Santo André" (in Portuguese). folha.uol.com.br. 13 March 1994. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  11. ^ "Draskovic, contratado por el Junior" (in Spanish). eluniverso.com. 18 June 2003. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  12. ^ "Draskovic dirigirá en el fútbol de Guatemala" (in Spanish). eluniverso.com. 25 November 2004. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  13. ^ http://www.boracbl.net/fkborac/pocetna.html