Zdravko Zemunović

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Zdravko Zemunović
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Personal information
Full name Zdravko Zemunović
Date of birth (1954-03-26) 26 March 1954 (age 67)
Place of birth Yugoslavia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1976 Teleoptik
1977–1979 Čukarički
1980–1986 BSK Batajnica
Teams managed
1988–1990 BSK Batajnica
1990–1992 Teleoptik
1992–1994 Voždovac
1995 Tosu Futures (coach)
1999–2000 Shimizu S-Pulse (youth)
2000–2002 Shimizu S-Pulse
2004 Rad
2008–2011 Shimizu S-Pulse (technical advisor)
2005– Chiba Football Association
2016–2018 Vonds Ichihara
2020 FC Gifu
2021- Kamatamare Sanuki
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Zdravko Zemunović (born 26 March 1954) is a former Serbian football player, manager and current head coach for Kamatamare Sanuki.

Playing career[edit]

Zemunović started his career at FK Teleoptik, the B team of Partizan, in 1969. After playing for FK Teleoptik for 7 years, he enjoyed playing for FK Čukarički, BSK Batajnica. In 1986, he retired due to knee injury at age 32.

After retirement[edit]

After his retirement, Zemunović enrolled in the department of Physical Education at University of Belgrade and acquired professional coaching license there.

Coaching career in Yugoslavia[edit]

As professional coach, Zemunović worked for the three professional football clubs in Yugoslavia (BSK Batajnica, Teleoptik, Voždovac) and won league championships in all clubs. He visited Japan as a member of Partizan for Kirin Cup in 1992.

Coaching career in Japan[edit]

In order to avoid the civil war of Yugoslavia, Zemunović and his family decided to move to Japan and he started his coaching career in Japan as a coach of Tosu Futures for a year. After working for a couple of amateur clubs in Chiba, Japan, He became the general manager of the youth and junior youth team of Shimizu S-Pulse in 1999 and cultivated young talents such as Takuma Edamura and Kota Sugiyama. In December 2000, he took up the post of the manager of Shimizu S-Pulse as the successor of Steve Perryman and won the Emperor's Cup on 1 January 2001 and also won the Japanese Super Cup next month.

After the coaching career in Shimizu S-Pulse, though he coached FK Rad for one season, he is engaging into the development of young talents as technical director.

Managerial statistics[edit]


Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Shimizu S-Pulse 2001 2002 60 33 3 24 055.00
Total 60 33 3 24 055.00


Shimizu S-Pulse


  1. ^ J.League Data Site(in Japanese)

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