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Srboljub Markušević

Srboljub Markušević (Serbian Cyrillic: Србољуб Маркушевић, (5 May 1936 – 18 November 2019)[1] was a Serbian professional footballer and football manager.

Srboljub Markušević
Personal information
Full name Srboljub Markušević
Date of birth (1936-05-05)May 5, 1936
Place of birth Prizren, Yugoslavia
Date of death November 18, 2019(2019-11-18) (aged 83)
Place of death Belgrade, Serbia
Playing position Winger
Youth career
1947–1955 Sarajevo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1965 Sarajevo 148 (22)
Total 148 (22)
Teams managed
1966–1969 Sarajevo (youth)
1969–1971 Sarajevo
1972–1973 Sarajevo
1981–1983 Sarajevo
1985–1986 Budućnost Podgorica
1990 Sarajevo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

Markušević spent his whole playing career at Bosnian club FK Sarajevo, making 148 league appearances for the club and scoring 22 goals.[2] Along with 132 friendly games he played for Sarajevo, Markušević played 280 games for the team in total, making him an absolute legend at the club.[2]

Managerial careerEdit

After ending his career, Markušević became a football manager, starting out as a coach in the youth team of FK Sarajevo in 1966.

He then became a manager and led the first team of Sarajevo on four separate occasions (1969–1971, 1972–1973, 1981–1983 and 1990).[2] His biggest managerial achievement with Sarajevo and in his whole career was leading the team to the round of 16 in the 1982–83 UEFA Cup season.[2] Markušević also led Sarajevo to being Yugoslav Cup runners-up in the 1982–83 season.

In between his third and fourth appointment at Sarajevo, He managed FK Budućnost Podgorica from 1985 to 1986.


Markušević died on 19 November 2019 in Belgrade, Serbia, at the age of 83.[2]








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  2. ^ a b c d e "Preminuo legendarni fudbaler i trener FK Sarajevo Srboljub Markušević" (in Bosnian). 18 November 2019. Retrieved 19 November 2019.

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