Suad Beširević

Slovenian footballer (1963-2019)

Suad Beširević "Suljo" (4 March 1963 – 28 September 2019) was a Slovene football manager and a professional football player.

Suad Beširević
Personal information
Full name Suad Beširević
Date of birth (1963-03-04)4 March 1963
Place of birth Ljubljana, SR Slovenia, Yugoslavia
Date of death 28 September 2019(2019-09-28) (aged 56)
Place of death Ljubljana, Slovenia
Position(s) Centre-forward
Youth career
1977–1983 Svoboda
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1984 Svoboda ?? (??)
1983–1984 Slovan 30 (8)
1984–1989 Borac Banja Luka 84 (58)
1989–1990 Rijeka 18 (3)
1990–1992 Apollon Limassol 51 (34)
1992–1993 Celje 11 (7)
1993–1994 APEP 20 (10)
1994–1995 Aris Limassol 28 (13)
1995–1996 Omonia Aradippou 11 (1)
Total 253 (134)
Teams managed
2002–2003 Ljubljana
2003–2004 Olimpija Ljubljana
2005–2006 Bela Krajina
2007–2011 Šenčur
2011–2012 Svoboda
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He was thought to be as one of the best players of FK Borac Banja Luka, where he spent most of his career and where he won the 1987–88 Yugoslav Cup. He also won the 1990–91 Cypriot First Division and the 1991–92 Cypriot Cup with Apollon Limassol FC.

As a manager Beširević won the Slovenian Cup in the 2002–03 season. He also won the Slovenian Third League (West Group) with NK Šenčur in the 2008–09 season.

On 28 September 2019, Beširević died at the age of 56 after a long illness in his hometown of Ljubljana.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. A. Pašić (28 September 2019). "Preminuo proslavljeni fudbaler Borca" (in Bosnian). sportsport.ba. Retrieved 28 September 2019.