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Ilija Petković

Serbian footballer and manager

Died when: 74 years 279 days (897 months)
Star Sign: Libra

 

Ilija Petković

Ilija Petković (Serbian Cyrillic: Илија Петковић, pronounced [ǐlija pětkoʋitɕ]; 22 September 1945 – 27 June 2020) was a Serbian footballer and manager.

Petković was capped 43 times for Yugoslavia, participating in the 1968 European Football Championship, and in the 1974 FIFA World Cup where he scored a goal in a big 9–0 win against Zaire.

He played much of his career in OFK Beograd, with a mid-career stint playing for Troyes.He began his coaching career in 1990 with his original club, OFK Beograd, and he went on to coach numerous other clubs.

He coached his national team three times: first as an assistant from 1997 to 1998, then from 2000 to 2001 and most notably from 2003 to 2006 – including the 2006 FIFA World Cup.


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