Kemal Alispahić

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Kemal Alispahić
Personal information
Full name Kemal Alispahić
Date of birth (1965-03-13) 13 March 1965 (age 52)
Place of birth Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
Youth career
FK Sarajevo 1975–1982
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983 Iskra Bugojno
1986–1987 Željezničar Sarajevo 1 (0)
1987–1988 Sloboda Užice 32 (8)
1988–1989 Željezničar Sarajevo 9 (0)
1989–1990 MSV Duisburg[1] 11 (2)
1991–1992 FC Remscheid 4 (0)
1993–1995 Kayserispor 21 (4)
1996 FC Lausanne-Sport 26 (8)
Teams managed
2000–2003 Željezničar Sarajevo
2004 FK Sarajevo
2006 Saba Battery
2009 Mughan
2011 Al-Ittihad Aleppo
2012 Tajikistan
2012 Ravan Baku
2013 Jedinstvo Bihać
2014 Tajikistan U-23
2016 NK Čelik Zenica
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Kemal Alispahić (born 13 March 1965) is a former Bosnian footballer turned manager. He both played in and led two most famous teams in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo and Željezničar.[2]

In 2008, he acquired UEFA-PRO-License (practic done in Borussia Dortmund). On 30 January 2014 Alispahić was appointed as the new manager of the Tajikistan national under-23 football team.

While in Željezničar, Kemal achieved first place in Premiere League of Bosnia and Herzegovina three times. He led FK Mugan into Premiere League of Azarbaijan. Alispahić also led Al Ittihad in Asian Champions League and AFC Cup (Asian Football Confederation). He managed Tajikistan National Football Team to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Qualifications. Even though they didn't qualify, team scored first point in the history of Tajikistan National Football Team in a game against North Korea, ending the match with a score 1:1. Under his leadership, they also scored third place at Challenger Cup in Nepal. In 2014, he coached Tajikistan national under-23 football team and played Asian Cup in Malaysia.



  1. ^ "Alispahic, Kemal" (in German). Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  2. ^ ""Rəvan"da komediya: Həsənov getdi, Alispahiç gəldi". (in Azerbaijani). Archived from the original on September 26, 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Kemal Alispahic appointed selectors Tajikistan". Retrieved 15 December 2013.  External link in |publisher= (help)