Josip Čop

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Josip Čop
Personal information
Date of birth (1954-10-14) 14 October 1954 (age 62)[1]
Place of birth Varaždin, FPR Yugoslavia
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1976 NK Varteks
1976–1983 NK Zagreb
1983–1984 Hajduk Split 28 (0)
1984–1986 Sturm Graz
National team
1984 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Josip Čop (born 14 October 1954) is a former Croatian footballer.

During his club career he played for NK Varteks, NK Zagreb, NK Hajduk Split and SK Sturm Graz.[1] He won two caps for the Yugoslavia national football team, and was a non-playing squad member at Euro 84.

He began his career in sport management as the Secretary General of the Football Federation of Croatia, FIFA delegate and UEFA delegate, as well as member of several UEFA committees (Stadium and Security Committee; Delegate Panel; Venue Director Panel; European Championship Committee U 21) and vice president of the UEFA European Championship Committee U 21.

From 1996 to 1998 Čop served as Secretary-General of the Croatian Football Federation. Since 2005, he is the Secretary-General of the Croatian Olympic Committee, currently serving his third four-year term.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Josip Čop, glavni tajnik HOO-a". (in Croatian). Croatian Olympic Committee. 14 July 2008. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 

External links[edit]