Mario Brnjac

Mario Brnjac (October 3, 1944 – September 24, 2007) was a former Croatian football player.

Mario Brnjac
Personal information
Full name Mario Brnjac
Date of birth October 3, 1944
Place of birth Sveta Nedelja, Istria, Croatia
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1972 HNK Rijeka 320 (1)
1972–1976 Borac Banja Luka
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Born in Sveta Nedelja, Istria, as a player he spent nine seasons with HNK Rijeka. He was one of the key defenders for Rijeka during much of the 1960s and the early 1970s, collecting over 300 caps. In 1972, he moved to Borac Banja Luka where he played for four more years before retiring.[1] Brnjac died age 62 in September 2007.[2]


  1. ^ Lazzarich, Marinko (2008) (in Croatian). Kantrida bijelih snova. Rijeka: Adamić. ISBN 978-953-219-393-0, pp. 380–1.
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