Rajko Magić

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Rajko Magić
Rajko Magić
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-02-03) February 3, 1955 (age 62)
Place of birth Čakovec, FPR Yugoslavia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
NK MTČ, Čakovec
NK Lokomotiva, Zagreb
Teams managed
1992–1993 NK Čakovec
1993–1994 NK Hrvatski dragovoljac
1995–1996 NK Šibenik
1998–1999 NK Šibenik
1999–2000 NK Istra
2000–2001 NK Kamen Ingrad
2002–2003 NK Slaven Belupo
2004–2006 NK Hrvatski dragovoljac
2006–2008 NK Dinamo Zagreb (assistant coach)
2008–2009 NK Slaven Belupo (sports director)
2010 Shandong Luneng (assistant coach)
2011 Shandong Luneng
2012 NK Inter Zaprešić (sports director)
2013 NK Inter Zaprešić
2014 Johor Darul Takzim II FC
2014 Johor Darul Takzim FC (assistant coach)
2015 Johor Darul Takzim FC (director of football)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Rajko Magić (born February 3, 1955 in Čakovec) is a Croatian football manager.


  • 1995 graduate of the Higher School of Zagreb coach
  • 2004 received a diploma UEFA PRO COACH
  • From 2005 works as teacher of tactics at a football academy of Croatian football federation

Managing career[edit]

As a coach Magic worked in the Croatian national football since the establishment of the Croatian football league in 1992. During a coaching career as a head coach he worked in seven first division and in five second division clubs and independently led more than 600 official matches. With Slaven Belupo in 2002, he guided the team to reach the semifinals of UEFA Intertoto Cup. From 2006 to 2008 Magic worked at Dinamo Zagreb as an assistant coach to Branko Ivanković and won the Croatian championship, Croatian Cup and played in the UEFA Cup.

Magic also followed Ivanković to Chinese club Shandong Luneng as assistant coach in 2010. They helped the team won the Chinese Super League the same year. Following the sacking of Ivanković by Shandong Luneng during the season, Magic who was the assistant coach at that time stepped up into the head coach role. In 2012 Magic returns to Croatia to work with NK Inter Zaprešić for two years, where he worked as sport director in 2012 and head coach in 2013.

In 2014, Magic were employed by Johor State Football Association to supervise the teams under the association. In this capacity, he was assigned to Malaysian Premier League team Johor Darul Takzim II FC for the 2014 season, taking over from Azmi Mohamed. From April 2014, Magic also were assigned for the Malaysian Super League team Johor Darul Takzim FC, first as interim coach, and later as assistant coach to compatriot Bojan Hodak, helping the team won the 2014 Malaysia Super League title. From December 2014. he was appointed as director of football, in charge of all JTD teams (I,II,III, President and Belia).


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