Božidar Bandović

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Božidar Bandović
Personal information
Full name Božidar Bandović
Date of birth (1969-08-30) August 30, 1969 (age 49)
Place of birth Nikšić, Yugoslavia
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1980-1986 Sutjeska Nikšić
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1989 Steamers
1989–1992 Sutjeska Nikšić
1992–1995 Red Star Belgrade 35 (3)
1995–1996 Ethnikos Piraeus
1996–1997 Paniliakos
1997–1998 Olympiacos
1998–2000 PAOK
2000–2001 Paniliakos
2001–2002 Ethnikos Asteras
Teams managed
2009–2010 Olympiacos (assistant)
2010 Olympiacos
2010–2011 PAE Kerkyra
2012 AEL 1964
2012–2013 Baku
2014 Buriram United
2015 BEC Tero Sasana
2016 Sisaket F.C.

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Božidar Bandović (Serbian Cyrillic: Бoжидap Бaндoвић, born August 30, 1969) is a Serbian football manager and former player.

Playing career

Born in Nikšić,[1] SR Montenegro, as a player, while playing for the 1991 European and World Champions Red Star Belgrade, he won one national Championship in 1994-95 and two national cups in 1993 and 1995.[2]

Coaching career

Start as Assistant Coach to the Greek coach Babis Tennes at FC Kerkyra (6/2005 – 6/2006) and FC Akratitos (6/2004 – 6/2005) Greek Second Division. Both years with different teams went from the Second to The First division.

In Olympiacos from 6/2006 till 10/2010, he worked as Head of Analysis, Scouter FC Olympiacos ( 7/2006 – 1/2010) Scouting opponent with team having successes playing Champion League and dominated in Greek Championship.Two times as Assistant Coach, FC Olympiacos (1/2008 - 6/2008) to the Head Coach Josef Segura from Spain (team win Championship,Greek Cup)and 6/2010-10/2010 Assistant Manager to Ewald Lienen from Germany

Bandović took the technical leadership of the Olympiacos F.C. two times(first September 2009 taken control of the team temporarily before Zico's arrival and second at January 2010 with Andreas Niniadis as his assistant after Zico's dismissal.[3] as a caretaker coach after Temuri Ketsbaia's dismissal.[4] Initially appointed as a Head Coach in September 2009 during the Champion League and had a successful start including three very credible games with Alkmaar and Championship away games with AEK and Paok.Second time in January 2010 having taken over half-way through the season with the Club play in Champion League against Bordeaux. In November 2010 was hired by Kerkyra F.C.replacing Babis Tennes.,In Kerkyra F.C. successful stay in The First Division what proved to be the first time in the history in Super League concerning they dropped down three times in the pas .In November 2011 he leave the club.In 17 January 2012 he was officially announced as the team manager of AEL 1964 FC, replacing Chris Coleman but not sign a contract. As Head Coach Called to Azerbaijan to Manage FC Baku in June 2012.Take over the team 10 days before the Championship started. Under Bozidar’s guidance, team played in the first six Play-offs and in Semifinal of Azerbaijan Cup.First time in history team didn't lose for 10 games at row. Manage Buriram United Thailand from 1/4/2014 ,Start with great win in Champion League against Sangdong,Pohang draw 4 points from 2 games.In Championship stay unbeaten for 12 games with Team go from 13 table position go to 3th[clarification needed]. Surprising suddenly Determinated contract from the club at 7/2014.

He is the younger brother of another ex-Red Star footballer, Nebojša Bandović.


  1. Boki Bandovic at
  2. From Red Star official site
  3. "Olympiacos sack Zico after four months in charge". ESPN. 2010-01-19. Retrieved 19 January 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Bandovic appointed as manager of Olympiacos".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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