Josip Bonacin

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Josip Bonacin
Personal information
Full name Josip Bonacin
Date of birth (1984-02-10) 10 February 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Jadran (KS)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Jadran (KS)
2004 Trnje
2005–2006 NK Solin 41 (1)
2006 NK Međimurje 22 (1)
2007–2009 HNK Šibenik 16 (1)
2009 FC Unirea Alba Iulia 6 (0)
2010–2011 FC Zhetysu 17 (0)
2011 NK Dugopolje 6 (0)
2012 Jadran (KS) 16 (0)
2012 Toronto Croatia 2 (0)
2013–2014 NK GOŠK Gabela 24 (0)
2015 NK Zagora Unešić
2015 Kastel Gomlica
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 May 2013 (2013-05-29).

Josip Bonacin (born 10 February 1984) is a Croatian former footballer who played in the Croatian Second Football League, Croatian First Football League, Liga I, Kazakhstan Premier League, Canadian Soccer League, Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and First County Football League.

Career[edit]

Josip began his career playing for his home town, NK Solin in the Croatian Second Football League appearing 41 time and scored once for the team. Bonacin has previously played in the Croatian Prva HNL for NK Međimurje and HNK Šibenik.[1] In 2009, he went abroad to Romania to play with FC Unirea Alba Iulia in the Liga I.[2] After one season in Romania he went to Asia to play with FC Zhetysu in the Kazakhstan Premier League.[3]

After being released by FC Zhetysu he left Kazakhstan to attend a trial with the Malaysian Super League champions, Kelantan FA. Josip appeared with Kelantan FA in a friendly match against Indonesian outfit, Pelita Jaya which ended in a 1-1 draw.[4]In 2011, he returned home to play with NK Dugopolje in the 2.HNL.[5]In 2012, he went overseas to Canada to sign with Toronto Croatia in the Canadian Soccer League.[6]He made his debut on September 30, 2012 against Windsor Stars.[7]During his short tenure with Toronto he won the regular season title, and the CSL Championship against Montreal Impact Academy.[8]

He returned to the Balkans in 2013 to play with NK GOŠK Gabela in the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina.[9] In 2015, he returned to Croatia to play with NK Zagora Unešić, and Kastel Gomlica.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Josip Bonacin". hrnogomet.com. Retrieved 2017-03-25. 
  2. ^ "Liga 1 Romania - Pagina Personala a Jucatorului". www.liga1.ro. Retrieved 2017-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Josip Bonacin - Footmercato.net". Foot Mercato : Info Transferts Football - Actu Foot Transfert (in French). Retrieved 2017-03-25. 
  4. ^ "Kenali Josip Bonacin.". RedsfcNews-Online. Retrieved 2017-03-25. 
  5. ^ "SLUŽBENO GLASILO DRUGE HNL" (PDF). 
  6. ^ "October 25, 2012 CSL--pregame article on CSL Final (from CSL website)". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2017-03-25. 
  7. ^ Glover, Robin. "September 30, 2012 CSL--Toronto Croatia vs Windsor Stars". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2017-03-25. 
  8. ^ Glover, Robin. "October 27, 2012 CSL Final--Toronto Croatia vs Montreal Impact Academy". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2017-03-25. 
  9. ^ "Josip Bonacin pojačava GOŠK". SportSport.ba. Retrieved 2017-03-25. 

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