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Radenko Mijatović

Published: Sunday 2 January 2011, 16.29CET
Radenko Mijatović
Radenko Mijatović (Slovenian FA president) ©NZS
Published: Sunday 2 January 2011, 16.29CET

Radenko Mijatović

Nationality: Slovenian
Date of birth:
16 November 1963
Association president since: 2016

• Radenko Mijatović was elected president of the Football Association of Slovenia (NZS) at the general assembly in December 2016. Mijatović was born in the small town of Radjići in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and first came to Slovenia during his military service. He later returned during the 1980s, which were his most active football years. He played for several clubs, and then moved to Austria for eight years, where he played for numerous Austrian lower league teams.

• After his playing career, he remained loyal to football through official roles. At first, he was a referee, both in football as well as futsal, and became an international FIFA futsal referee. From 2009, he served as an NZS vice-president, executive committee member and chairman of the association’s professional football committee. He was also a member of the NZS referees’ committee, and was head of referee assessor education, as well as an NZS referee assessor.

• Mijatović also has an interesting professional path outside of football. He started in the Valkarton concern with various assignments, and eventually became president of the board, leading the concern successfully for eleven years. Currently he is a member of the board at Cetis Celje.

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