Robert Grdović

Robert Grdović (born 23 February 1974) is a Croatian futsal manager and former player.

Robert Grdović
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-02-23) 23 February 1974 (age 48)[1]
Place of birth Sindelfingen, Germany[1]
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2000 Uspinjača Zagreb
2000–2001 Cagliari Futsal
2001–2002 Genzano Calcio a 5
2002–2003 Uspinjača Zagreb
2003–2004 Petar
2004–2006 Gospić
2006–2007 Uspinjača Zagreb
2007–2008 Split
2010–2011 Zapad
National team
1998–2008 Croatia 56 (40)
Teams managed
2010–2011 Zapad
2011–2016 Nacional Zagreb
2016–2017 Brezje
2017–2018 Nacional Zagreb
2019–2020 Turkmenistan
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Playing careerEdit

During his futsal career, Grdović played for the clubs Uspinjača Zagreb (Croatia), Cagliari Futsal (Italy), Genzano Calcio a 5 (Italy), Petar (Croatia), Gospić (Croatia), Split (Croatia), and Zapad (Croatia).

He also played for the Croatian national futsal team, making 56 appearances between 1998 and 2008.[2] He retired in 2011.

Coaching careerEdit

As a football coach, he was a manager of the Croatian teams Zapad and Nacional Zagreb. Grdović also worked as the coach-consultant of the Croatian national futsal team.

With the cooperation of the Croatian Football Federation and the Football Federation of Turkmenistan, it was announced in March 2019 that Grdović would take over the Turkmenistan national futsal team.[3]

In March 2020, Grdović left the team due to the expiration of the contract and the postponement of matches of the 2020 AFC Futsal Championship.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Robert Grdovic". futsalplanet.com. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 9 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Robert Grdović – Croatian Football Federation". hns-cff.hr. Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 9 December 2020.
  3. ^ Robert Grdović: "Turkmenistan je velika prilika da se dokažem!"
  4. ^ Хорватские специалисты Анте Мише и Сандро Томич покинули сборную Туркменистана по футболу
  5. ^ Nema utakmica, nema ni posla: Ante Miše nije više izbornik Turkmenistana

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