Nenad Bijedić

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Nenad Bijedić (Turkish: Nejat Biyediç or Nejat Vardar; 24 September 1959 – 15 August 2011) was a Bosnian and naturalized Turkish[1] football manager and former player. He was born in Mostar. He began football in FK Velez Mostar.

Early life[edit]

Nenad Ćeća Bijedić was born on 24 September in Mostar, the second of three children. He studied Economics.

Club career[edit]

Bijedić arrived at Bursaspor at the age of 27. He scored 17 goals in 1987–88 season, resulting in him being nicknamed İmparator (English: Emperor) by the fans and making him the most prolific striker in the team's history, scoring the most number of goals in a season until then.[2]

Managerial career[edit]

He worked for Bursaspor, Karşıyaka S.K., Adanaspor, Konyaspor, Karabükspor, Diyarbakırspor, Sakaryaspor, Eskişehirspor as a coach.

Death[edit]

On 15 August 2011, Biyediç died of leukemia in Mostar, his hometown, just after 10 days that he arrived from Turkey following a long-term treatment.[3]

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