Mehmed Baždarević

  • Date of birth : 28/09/1960
  • Position : Coach
  • Country : Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Mehmed Baždarević

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Mehmed Baždarević
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Mehmed Baždarević

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date of birth: 28 September 1960
Nationality: Bosnian
Playing career: FK Željezničar, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, Nîmes Olympique, Étoile Carouge FC
Coaching career: FC Istres, Étoile du Sahel, Al-Wakrah SC (twice), Grenoble Foot 38, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, MC Alger, Bosnia and Herzegovina

• Baždarević played in midfield for Sarajevo-based Željezničar, helping them reach the UEFA Cup semi-finals in 1984/85.

• Transferred to France for a lengthy spell with Sochaux, and was named as the best foreign player in Ligue 1 in 1988/89. Wound his career down with spells at Nîmes and Swiss side Étoile Carouge.

• Capped 54 times by Yugoslavia, he made two appearances for the independent Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifying.

• Achieved a coaching coup by leading Istres to promotion to the top division in France, with further spells at Grenoble and Sochaux between assignments in Tunisia, Qatar and Algeria.

• Hired to replace Safet Sušić as Bosnia and Herzegovina coach in December 2014 with the Dragons having taken two points from their first four UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers.

Last updated: 06/10/15 16.17CET

General info

  • Name: Mehmed Baždarević
  • Date of birth: 28/09/1960
  • Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Team: Bosnia and Herzegovina ( BIH)

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • National team: European Championship (Qualifying round)
    28/03/15: Andorra 0-3 Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (Play-offs)
    18/08/11: Metalist 0-0 Sochaux

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

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Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 26/05/2016 16:57 CET