Zlatomir Zagorčić

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Zlatomir Zagorčić
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Personal information
Date of birth (1971-06-15) 15 June 1971 (age 47)
Place of birth Novi Sad, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)[1]
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Slavia Sofia (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1997 Novi Sad 128 (5)
1997–1999 Litex Lovech 54 (1)
1999Adanaspor (loan) 3 (0)
2000–2002 FC Lugano 65 (0)
2002–2005 Litex Lovech 46 (2)
2005 Novi Sad 6 (0)
Total 302 (8)
National team
1998–2004 Bulgaria 23 (0)
Teams managed
2012 Vojvodina
2013–2014 Litex Lovech
2014–2015 Donji Srem
2015 Vojvodina
2017– Slavia Sofia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Zlatomir Zagorčić (Serbian: Златомир Загорчић, Bulgarian: Златомир Загорчич; born 15 June 1971) is a former Serbian-born Bulgarian footballer and the current manager of Bulgarian First League club Slavia Sofia.

Nicknamed Zagi, Zagorčić played as a defender and began his career with FK Novi Sad. In 1997 he moved to Bulgarian club Litex Lovech, where he won two Bulgarian A Group titles. In this time Zagorčić made his debut for the Bulgarian national team under manager Hristo Bonev prior to the 1998 World Cup.[2] He was a member of the Bulgarian 2004 European Football Championship squad.

Zagorčić retired from playing professional football in November 2005.

Managerial career[edit]

In July 2006 Zagorčić joined the coaching staff of his former club Litex Lovech, as he was appointed assistant to manager Ljupko Petrović. In the summer of 2013, he was appointed as manager of Litex, replacing Hristo Stoichkov, who had stepped down as head coach. He was released from his duties in late March 2014.

On 11 May 2017, Zagorčić was appointed as a manager of Slavia Sofia after the bad form of the team under Vladimir Ivanov.[3] In May 2018, he led the team to a victory in the Bulgarian Cup, the first one in 22 years.

Honours[edit]

Litex Lovech

Manager honours[edit]

Slavia Sofia

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