Edin Osmanović

Edin Osmanović (born 20 May 1964) is a Slovenian football manager and former player. He began his career in Rudar Trbovlje and later coached many clubs in the Slovenian PrvaLiga, the highest level in Slovenian football, including Celje, Gorica, Rudar Velenje, Korotan Prevalje, Dravograd, Aluminij, and Mura 05.

Edin Osmanović
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Osmanović with ND Gorica in 2000
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-05-20) 20 May 1964 (age 58)
Place of birth Srebrenik, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Defensive midfielder
Youth career
1978–1982 Zagorje
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1992 Zagorje
Teams managed
1995–1997 Rudar Trbovlje
1997–1998 Celje (Assistant manager)
1998–1999 Celje
1999–2001 Gorica
2001–2002 Rudar Velenje
2002–2003 Korotan Prevalje
2003–2004 Dravograd
2004–2006 Aluminij
2007–2010 Mura 05
2013 Aluminij
2017–2018 Fužinar
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Osmanović spent all of his playing career at Zagorje, formerly known as Proletarec, with whom he was the champion and thus qualified for the first season of the Slovenian PrvaLiga after Slovenia gained independence. With Gorica, he became the runner-up of the 1999–2000 season of the Slovenian PrvaLiga, entered the semi-finals of the 1999–2000 Slovenian Football Cup and played four matches in the UEFA Europa League, formerly known as the UEFA Cup, making it one of the club's most successful seasons. With Korotan, he won the Winter Futsal All Star League 2003 and entered the semi-finals of the 2002–03 Slovenian Football Cup. With Dravograd, he became the runner-up of the 2003–04 Slovenian Football Cup. He also worked with other managers, including Stanko Poklepović, to whom he was the assistant coach at Celje before taking over the position of head coach after Poklepović's departure from the club. He was also one of the first ten managers from Slovenia to receive the UEFA Pro coaching licence.[1]

CareerEdit

 
Osmanović (right) and assistant Obrad Mudrinić receiving runner-up award for Dravograd's placement in the 2004 Slovenian Football Cup finals.

Osmanović began his football career as a player of Zagorje. During his years at Zagorje, Osmanović won the West division of the Slovenian Second League in the 1990–91 season, earning a spot in the inaugural season of the Slovenian PrvaLiga. Before the 1992–93 season began he left Zagorje and started his manager career.[2] After Osmanović got his Slovenian Pro Licence in 1994, he started his coaching at Rudar Trbovlje. Later he became the assistant coach to Stanko Poklepović in Celje in 1997, and replaced Poklepović in 1998 as the head manager. With Gorica, Osmanović became the runner-up of Slovenian PrvaLiga, and went to the UEFA Europa League.[3][4] He brought Gorica to the semi-finals of the Slovenian Football Cup.[5]

In 2001, Osmanović went from Gorica to Rudar Velenje, and in 2002, took over Korotan Prevalje, with whom he became the champion of the Winter Futsal All Star League 2003 and qualified for the semi-finals of the Slovenian Football Cup.[6] In 2003, Osmanović went to Dravograd. With Dravograd, he became the runner-up of the Slovenian Football Cup after his team lost the first match against Maribor,[7] he won the second match, with a score of 4–3.[8] He stayed in the club until 2004.

In 2004, Osmanović entered Aluminij, where he worked until 2006. He went to Mura 05 in 2007, where he stayed until 2010.[9][10] In 2013, Osmanović returned to Aluminij and with the club, he entered the semi-finals of the Slovenian Football Cup. In the 2017–18 season, Osmanović worked as the head coach of Fužinar.

List of clubsEdit

Club From To Position
Rudar Trbovlje 1995 1997 Head coach[11]
Celje 1997 1998 Assistant coach (of Stanko Poklepović)
Celje 1998 1999 Head coach[12]
Gorica 1999 2001 Head coach[13]
Rudar Velenje 2001 2002 Head coach[14]
Korotan Prevalje 2002 2003 Head coach[15][16]
Dravograd 2003 2004 Head coach[17]
Aluminij 2004 2006 Head coach[18][19]
Mura 05 2007 2010 Head coach[20][21]
Aluminij 2013 2013 Head coach[22][23]
Fužinar 2017 2018 Head coach[24]

HonoursEdit

PlayerEdit

Zagorje

ManagerEdit

Gorica

Dravograd

Education and qualificationsEdit

Osmanović has a UEFA Pro Licence, which is the highest football licence in Europe. He has also graduated from the Faculty of Sport (DIF) in Ljubljana.[citation needed]

Licence Year
Slovenian A Licence[25] 1989
Slovenian Pro Licence[26] 1994
UEFA Pro Licence[1][27] 2003

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Nova kandidata za mednarodno diplomo PRO" (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia (NZS). 8 May 2003. Archived from the original on 27 December 2004. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Edin Osmanović" (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia (NZS). Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Pokal Uefa 1999/2000: Premagali Inter iz Cardiffa, izpadli s Panathinaikosom" (in Slovenian). ND Gorica. 1999. Archived from the original on 10 August 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Pokal Uefa 2000/2001: Izločili Nefči iz Bakuja, v Novi Gorici gostovala AS Roma" (in Slovenian). ND Gorica. 2000. Archived from the original on 10 August 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  5. ^ a b "1.SNL: 1999/2000 – 2. mesto" (in Slovenian). ND Gorica. 2000. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  6. ^ "Korotanu prvi naslov v letu 2003" (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia (NZS). 13 January 2003. Archived from the original on 27 January 2003. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Zapisnik prve tekme finala, 19.05.04" (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia (NZS). 19 May 2004. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  8. ^ "Zapisnik povratne tekme finala, 26.05.04" (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia (NZS). 26 May 2004. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  9. ^ "Osmanović, Bozgo in Plošnik v Muri 05" (in Slovenian). SobotaInfo.com. 21 June 2007. Archived from the original on 3 February 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  10. ^ "Izjava po tekmi" (in Slovenian). ND Mura 05. Archived from the original on 29 December 2010. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  11. ^ R.T. (11 March 2013). "Osmanović novi trener Aluminija". Slovenske novice (in Slovenian). Delo, d.d. Pivovarna Laško. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  12. ^ T.O. (11 March 2013). "Poraz proti Gorici dokončno spodnesel Flisa" (in Slovenian). Radiotelevizija Slovenija. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
  13. ^ "Rubežniki zasedli Bonifiko". Dnevnik (in Slovenian). DZS, d.d. 28 April 2001. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  14. ^ "Osmanović novi trener Aluminija" (in Slovenian). Nogomania. 11 March 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
  15. ^ "All change at Šmartno and Korotan". UEFA. 28 July 2002. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  16. ^ "Edin Osmanović novi trener Aluminija". Ekipa (in Slovenian). Salomon 2000, d.o.o. 11 March 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
  17. ^ "Edin Osmanović je novi trener NK Aluminij" (in Slovenian). Radio Ptuj. 11 March 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
  18. ^ "Nogometna zveza Slovenije: Licenciranje nogometnih klubov: Uradne osebe 2005/2006" (PDF) (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia (NZS). 1 September 2005. Retrieved 15 February 2012.[permanent dead link]
  19. ^ "2. slovenska nogometna liga 05/06: Uradne osebe ekipe: Aluminij" (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia (NZS). Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  20. ^ "2. slovenska nogometna liga 07/08: Uradne osebe ekipe: Mura 05" (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia (NZS). Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  21. ^ Hozjan, Mitja; Miklavič, Marko (11 March 2013). "Osmanovič: Primarni cilj je obstanek v ligi" (in Slovenian). Šport TV. Archived from the original on 14 March 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
  22. ^ "Osmanović sedel na klop Aluminija". 24ur.com (in Slovenian). Pro Plus. 11 March 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  23. ^ "Intervju: Edin Osmanović" (in Slovenian). Slovenian PrvaLiga. 11 April 2013.
  24. ^ "Edin Osmanović: "Naša točka je povsem zaslužena"" (in Slovenian). SNPortal.si. 15 March 2018.
  25. ^ a b R.P. (11 March 2013). "V Kidričevem padla trenerska glava. Prišel Osmanović". Planet SiOL.net (in Slovenian). Telekom Slovenije. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  26. ^ Osmanović, Edin (1994). Edin Osmanović Slovenian Pro Licence (in Slovenian).
  27. ^ "Prva ovira za šefa Rudonjo". Delo (in Slovenian). Pivovarna Laško. 23 March 2006. Retrieved 15 February 2012.