Goran Tufegdžić

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Goran Tufegdžić
Personal information
Full name Goran Tufegdžić
Date of birth (1971-11-15) 15 November 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Požarevac, SFR Yugoslavia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1989 Mladi Radnik Požarevac
National team
1989 Yugoslavia U-23
Teams managed
1999–2000 Mladi Radnik Požarevac
2000–2001 Zvižd Kučevo
2001–2002 FA Serbia Football School
2002–2003 Al-Qadsia (assistant)
2003–2004 Mladi Radnik Požarevac
2005–2007 Al-Qadsia
2007–2009 Al-Shabab
2008–2009 Kuwait (assistant)
2009–2013 Kuwait
2013–2014 Al-Ettifaq
2015 Al-Wakrah
2016–2018 Al-Ittihad Kalba SC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Goran Tufegdžić (Serbian Cyrillic: Горан Туфегџић; born 15 November 1971) is a Serbian football coach and former player. He was the manager of Al-Wakrah in Qatar Stars League from February to June 2015. He was also the head coach of Kuwait national football team from 2009 until 2013.

Career[edit]

He started his playing career at FK Mladi Radnik in the second division in 1987, and was selected to play for the Yugoslav Olympic side in 1989. He coached FK Mladi Radnik in 1999–2000 and worked at the Serbia FA Football School in 2001–2002, before flying off to Kuwait to work as an head coach to Al-Qadissiya. He returned to Serbia to manage former club FK Mladi Radnik in 2003–2004 and helped the club to promotion, before working as an assistant coach at Al-Qadissiya for two seasons in 2005–2006 and 2006–2007. Helped guide lowly Al-Shabab to top flight in 2007–2008 season.

Under Tufegdžić, Kuwait had played 31 matches, winning 13 matches, drawing 14 and losing four matches with a goals record of 53 goals scored and 29 goals against. On 26 October 2013, he was appointed the head coach of Al-Ettifaq, replacing German Theo Bücker.

Managerial statistics[edit]

Team Nat From To Record
Kuwait national football team Kuwait 2009 2013 74 36 22 16 048.65
Al-Ettifaq Saudi Arabia 2013 2014 13 5 4 4 038.46
Al-Wakrah Qatar 2015 2015 11 4 3 4 036.36
Kalba United Arab Emirates 2016 2018 52 17 13 22 032.69

Achievements[edit]

Kuwait

1st place - Kuwait Premier League 2002 /2003 3rd place - Al Kharafi Champion Cup 2003 / 2004 1st place - Crown Prince Cup 2003 /2004 1st place - Kuwait Premier League 2003 / 2004 1st place - Al-Ameer Cup 2003 / 2004 (First time in Kuwait history club win all competition in one season 2003/04) 2nd place - 1st Division Serbian League 2004 / 2005

3rd place - 1st Division Serbian League 2005 / 2006 1st place - Al-Ameer Cup 2006 / 2007 Semi Finals - Asian Champion League 2006 / 2007 Finals - Gulf Cup 2006 / 2007 1st place - 1st Division Kuwaiti League 2007 / 2008 Semi Finals-Arabian Golf Cup 19 Oman 2009 2nd place - Qualification for AFC in Qatar 2011 1st place - 6th West Asian Football Federation Championship 2010. 1st place—20th Arabian Gulf Cup - Jemen 2010 1st place—tournament in Jordan 2011 (FUCHS)

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