Croatian wants to coach AFC Leopards
With AFC Leopards having announced a vacancy in the coaching position, applications are trickling in, both from within the country and beyond the borders.
Among the applicants is 57-year old UEFA Pro Croat Miroslav Buljan, who has previously worked as a coach in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada and Ghana.
Prior to starting off as a coach, Buljan was a player for ten years.
- I was playing football actively in FC BSK (later it changed its name to FC Marsonia), says the profile part of his résumé.
- During the time I was studying at the Faculty of Traffic and Transport Sciences in Zagreb I was also playing football in junior team of FC Dinamo 1973, in second team of FC Dinamo and senior team of FC Lokomotiva, Zagreb. After I finished my studies and came back to my home town I started playing again in FC BSK.
- I stopped playing football actively in 1983 and started to work as a football coach.
AFC released Dutch head Coach Jan Koops, alongside his assistants, after the close of the 2012 season.
Below are some of the teams that Buljan has served with as a coach.
First Football League
1. FC “Croatia” - Toronto, Canada
2. FC “Marsonia” - Slavonski Brod, Croatia
3. FC “Slaven Belupo” - Koprivnica, Croatia
4. FC “Široki Brijeg” - Široki Brijeg, Bosnia And Herzegovina
5. FC ”King Fasial” – Kumasi, Ghana
Second Football League
1. FC “Marsonia” - Slavonski Brod, Croatia
2. FC “Beliš?e” - Beliš?e, Croatia
3. FC “Koprivnica” - Koprivnica, Croatia
4. FC “Grani?ar” - Županja, Croatia
5. FC “Sloga” - Nova Gradiška, Croatia
Third Football League
1. FC “Željezni?ar” - Slavonski Brod, Croatia
2. FC “Karlovac” - Karlovac, Croatia
3. FC “Ogulin” - Ogulin, Croatia
4. FC “Primorac” - Biograd, Croatia
Republic Football League
1. FC “Polet” - Bosanski Brod, Bosnia And Herzegovina
2. FC “Hajduk” - Sijekovac, Bosnia And Herzegovina