Ilija Katić

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Ilija Katić
Personal information
Full name Ilja Mikić Katić
Date of birth (1945-07-20) 20 July 1945 (age 71)
Place of birth Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1962 Mladost Hasići
1962–1964 Borac Bos. Šamac
1964–1967 Slavonija Osijek
1968–1973 Partizan Belgrade 133 (29)
1973–1976 FC Zürich 75 (50)
1976–1977 Burgos 31 (4)
1977–1978 Neuchâtel Xamax 9 (2)
1979–1980 La Chaux-de-Fonds 19 (1)
National team
1968–1969 Yugoslavia 4 (0)
Teams managed
1978–1980 FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ilija Katić (Serbian Cyrillic: Илија Катић, born 20 July 1945) is a former Serbian football player and coach.

Career[edit]

Born in Belgrade, SR Serbia, he began playing with FK Mladost Hasići. In 1962 he joined FK Borac Šamac where he stayed 2 seasons. He joined NK Osijek in 1964, named NK Slavonija back then, and played in the Yugoslav Second League. In 1967, he moved to giants FK Partizan where stayed until 1973 and became a national team player.[1]

In 1973, he moved abroad and joined Swiss side FC Zürich where he played the next 3 seasons. In 1976, he played one season in Spain with La Liga side Burgos CF[2] and later returned to Switzerland and played in top league sides Neuchâtel Xamax and FC La Chaux-de-Fonds. He finished his career in Liechtenstein and became a coach.[1]

National team[edit]

He played 4 matches for the Yugoslav national team in 1968 and 1969.[1][3]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Switzerland FC Zürich

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Ilija Katić at Reprezentacija.rs
  2. ^ Ilija Katić at BDFutbol
  3. ^ Ilija Katić at National-Football-Teams.com