Zoran Pešić (footballer, born 1951)

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Zoran Pešić
Zoran Pesic Angola Cup.jpg
Pešić holding the 2004 Angola Cup
Personal information
Date of birth (1951-05-09) 9 May 1951 (age 66)
Place of birth Belgrade, FPR Yugoslavia
Youth career
Red Star Belgrade
Hannover 96
FC Singen 04
FC St. Gallen
NK Orijent
Teams managed
Years Team
1998 Dynamos F.C.
1999 Amazulu FC
2000 Ria Stars
2001 Manning Rangers
2002 Hellenic
2003 Interclube (cup winner)
2009 Maxaquene
2010 Batau F.C.
2012 FK Mornar
2014 Al-Ansar SC
2016 Al-Ansar SC

Zoran Pešić (born 9 May 1951) is a former Serbian professional football player and football manager.


Pešić studied at the University of Belgrade as well as at the University for Physical Education in Novi Sad. He has over 22 years of active experience as a football player in several European squads including Red Star Belgrade, Hannover 96, FC Singen 04, St. Gallen FC and Orient FC.

Professional career[edit]

Pešić played for Red Star Belgrade for 16 years, where he rose from the junior ranks to playing professionally for the side. A promising talent, Pešić has represented Yugoslavia at under 17, under 20 and under 23 levels. He also played in the Fußball-Bundesliga and Swiss Super League.

Coaching career[edit]

After retiring as a football player, Pešić began to use his many years' experience as a player in coaching. Pešić coached several African sides, including Zimbabwe's Dynamos F.C. and Amazulu FC, Angola's Inter Luanda, South Africa's Hellenic, Manning Rangers and Ria Stars as well as Mozambique's Clube de Desportos do Maxaquene.

Pešić has coached both Manning Rangers and Hellenic from certain relegation, which has earned him the nickname "The Savior".

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