Nermin Šabić

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Nermin Šabić
Personal information
Full name Nermin Šabić
Date of birth (1973-12-21) 21 December 1973 (age 43)
Place of birth Zenica, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FK Mladost Doboj Kakanj
Assistant coach
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1992 Čelik Zenica[1] [2]4 (1)
1992 Red Star Belgrade 0 (0)
1993 Dubrava 12 (1)
1994 NK Zagreb 6 (0)
1994–1995 Inter Zaprešić 44 (7)
1996–1997 Osijek 29 (0)
1997 Zadar 10 (3)
1998–2000 Dinamo Zagreb 59 (13)
2001 Željezničar Sarajevo
2001–2002 NK Zagreb 15 (0)
2002–2003 Čelik Zenica 23 (3)
2003–2005 Changchun Yatai 45 (3)
2006–2010 Čelik Zenica 61 (5)
National team
1994–1995 Croatia U21[3] 6 (0)
1996–2008 Bosnia-Herzegovina 35 (1)
Teams managed
2011 Čelik Zenica
2015– Mladost Doboj Kakanj (asst)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nermin Šabić (born 21 December 1973) is a Bosnian football manager and former player.


Born in Zenica, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, back then part of Yugoslavia, he started playing with NK Čelik Zenica having played with them in the 1990–91 Yugoslav First League. Afterwords he moved to Red Star Belgrade but with the start of the Yugoslav Wars he left the club along with Goran Jurić and Robert Prosinečki.[4] He moved to Croatia where he will play for almost a decade in the Croatian First League, first with NK Dubrava, NK Zagreb, NK Inter Zaprešić, NK Osijek and NK Zadar, and then with GNK Dinamo Zagreb, know back then as Croatia Zagreb, between 1997 and 2001, winning with them 3 championships (the last 3 of the 5 in-a-raw Croatia won) and two cups. He spent the second half of the 2000–01 season in Bosnia playing with FK Željezničar Sarajevo and has won the double with them. He then returned to Croatia and be part of the championship winning squad of NK Zagreb in the season 2001–02. Afterwords, he played 3 seasons in China with Changchun Yatai, before returning to Bosnia to his former club Čelik where he finished his career in 2010.[5]

He made 35 appearances and scored one goal for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team between 1996 and 2008.[6]

After retiring, he coached Čelik Zenica till 2011, and in June 2015 he became assistant manager of Ibro Rahimić, at Bosnian Premier League newly promoted side FK Mladost Doboj Kakanj, where he will also accumulate the function of main coordinator of the youth teams in the club.[7]


Croatia Zagreb
NK Zagreb


  1. ^ Fudbal ex-YU 1945.-1992.
  2. ^ Note: 4 (1) refers only to the 1990/91 season, but he was part of Čelik squad also in the seasons 1989/90 and 1991/92 when the club played in the Yugoslav Second League but the stats are missing.
  3. ^ Nermin Šabić at Croatian Football Federation official website
  4. ^ Šabić: Niko me nije terao iz Zvezde kad je počeo rat at, 26-2-2013, retrieved 16-6-2015 (in Serbian)
  5. ^ a b c d e f Nermin Šabić at
  6. ^ Nermin ŠabićFIFA competition record
  7. ^ Ibro Rahimić šef struke, prvi pomoćnik Nermin Šabić at, 14-6-2015, retrieved 16-6-2015 (in Bosnian)