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Vinko Begović (born October 2, 1948) is a Croatian football manager and former player.

Vinko Begović
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Personal information
Full name Vinko Begović
Date of birth (1948-10-02) 2 October 1948 (age 71)
Place of birth Split, FPR Yugoslavia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1968 Hajduk Split 13 (2)
1968–1969 Sloga Kraljevo
1969–1970 Radnički Kragujevac 1 (0)
1970–1983 RNK Split
Teams managed
1986–1987 RNK Split
1996–1997 HNK Šibenik
1999–2003 Foolad[1]
2003–2004 Persepolis[2]
2004–2005 Al-Wasl[3]
2005–2006 Pegah Gilan[3]
2006–2007 Iran U23 (Olympics team)[4]
2007–2009 Pas Hamedan[5]
2009–2011 Aluminium Hormozgan
2012–2013 Pas Hamedan
2013 Persepolis (assistant)
2013–2015 Mes Rafsanjan
2015–2016 Mes Kerman
2016–2019 Gol Gohar
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He has previously served as head coach of several clubs namely Foolad, Persepolis and Pegah Gilan of Iran, and Al-Wasl of the UAE. He was also manager of the Iran national under-23 football team for a short period in 2007. From December 2012 to March 2013, he was also assistant coach at Persepolis and also head coach of Persepolis B for three months.

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ (in Croatian) Slobodna Dalmacija S. Alfirević: Splitski trener Vinko Begović iz Irana prati zbivanja uoči derbija, April 12, 2003
  2. ^ (in Croatian) 24sata Archived 2010-02-13 at the Wayback Machine Dubravko Miličić:Cico Kranjčar dobio otkaz već nakon prvoga poraza, Sep 26, 2009
  3. ^ a b (in Croatian) Novi list Toni Bilić: Vinko Begović, trener iranskog "Pegah Dilana", komentira status izbornika iranske reprezentacije, Dec 1, 2005
    "Splićanin Vinko Begović već šest godina radi kao trener u Iranu, jednu je sezonu proveo u Ujedinjenim Arapskim Emiratima..."
  4. ^ (in Croatian) Index.hr Vinko Begović: Odvesti ću Iran na Olimpijske igre u Peking, Feb 19, 2007, accessed March 13, 2010
  5. ^ (in Croatian) Slobodna Dalmacija Josip Smolić: Moj Pas takvog ovdje nema: Vinko Begović, Splićanin koji grabi prema vrhu iranskog nogometa, Dec 30, 2007