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Bojan Stepanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Бојан Cтeпaнoвић, born January 11, 1983) is a Serbian footballer who plays with Brantford Galaxy in the Canadian Soccer League.

Bojan Stepanović
Personal information
Full name Bojan Stepanović
Date of birth (1983-01-11) January 11, 1983 (age 36)
Place of birth Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Central midfielder
Youth career
1997–2001 Radnički Jugopetrol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2005 Radnički Jugopetrol 84 (16)
2005–2006 Voždovac 15 (3)
2006–2007 OFK Mladenovac 31 (2)
2007–2009 Srem 42 (6)
2009 Chivas USA 17 (1)
2010 Drava Ptuj 6 (1)
2010–2011 Posavac Tišma 6 (0)
2012–2013 Timok Zaječar 10 (1)
2014–2015 Burlington SC
2016– Brantford Galaxy 21 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 February 2017

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CareerEdit

EuropeEdit

Born in Belgrade, in the Yugoslavia prior to the country's breakup in the Yugoslav wars, Stepanović spent his early career playing in his native Serbia. He was a member of the youth setup at Radnički Jugopetrol, and played for Radnički's first team in the First League of Serbia and Montenegro in 2004. He later went on to play for Voždovac in the First League of Serbia and Montenegro 2005-06, and for Srem in the Serbian First League (Serbian second tier) from 2007 to 2009.[1][2]

North AmericaEdit

Stepanović was signed by Chivas USA on March 27, 2009, after impressing head coach Preki during a month-long trial,[3] in which he played in several pre-season friendlies.[4] He made his Major League Soccer debut on March 29, 2009, coming on as a 69th-minute substitute in a 2-0 away win over FC Dallas. He scored just six minutes into his debut appearance.[5][6]

Stepanović was waived by Chivas USA on January 26, 2010.[7]In 2014, he signed with Burlington SC of the Canadian Soccer League, where he played for two seasons.[8]In 2016, he remained in the CSL and signed with Brantford Galaxy, where he appeared in 21 matches with 5 goals.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bojan Stepanović at Srbijafudbal
  2. ^ Woile, Dennis Grebasch, Michael. "FK Vozdovac 2005-06". en.eufo.de. Retrieved 2017-09-09.
  3. ^ http://chivas.usa.mlsnet.com/news/team_news.jsp?ymd=20090327&content_id=231621&vkey=pr_cdc&fext=.jsp&team=t120[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ http://web.mlsnet.com/news/mls_news.jsp?ymd=20090314&content_id=225486&vkey=news_mls&fext=.jsp[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Chivas USA beats FC Dallas 2-0". The Canadian Press. 2009-03-27. Retrieved 2009-03-29.
  6. ^ "Bojan Stepanovic | SoccerStats.us". soccerstats.us. Retrieved 2017-09-09.
  7. ^ http://www.insidesocal.com/soccer/2010/01/chivas-usa-changes-date-of-sea.html
  8. ^ "KINGSTON RESERVES WIN SECOND DIVISION Flurry of transfer activity leading to CSL Roster Freeze and the Playoffs | SIRC". sirc.ca. Retrieved 2016-08-30.
  9. ^ "Brantford Galaxy SC | Canadian Soccer League". canadiansoccerleague.ca. Retrieved 2017-02-01.

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