Mirko Jozić

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Mirko Jozić
Personal information
Full name Mirko Jozić
Date of birth (1940-04-08) 8 April 1940 (age 79)
Place of birth Trilj, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
FK Tekstilac Derventa
RNK Split
NK Belišće
NK Junak Sinj
Teams managed
1970–1972 NK Junak Sinj
1972–1988 Yugoslavia (U-16, U-18, U-20 & U-21)
1989–1993 Colo-Colo
1994–1995 Chile
1995 Club América
1995–1996 Hajduk Split
1996–1997 Al-Hilal
1998 Newell's Old Boys
1998–1999 Sporting CP
2000–2002 Croatia
2006 Dinamo Zagreb (Youth)

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

† Appearances (goals)

Mirko Jozić (born 8 April 1940) is a retired Croatian football player and currently an active football manager.

As a coach, he won the 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship in Chile, with the Yugoslavia U-20 national team composed of names such as Robert Prosinečki, Zvonimir Boban and Davor Šuker. He coached Chilean club Colo-Colo between 1989 and 1993, winning the Copa Libertadores in 1991. Jozić is the only coach who has ever won Copa Libertadores with a Chilean team.[1]

He coached Croatia at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.[2]


  1. "Jozic y crisis de Colo Colo: "Hay que evaluar bien a los que llegan"" (in Spanish). El Mercurio. 14 March 2012. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "2002 FIFA World Cup - Croatia squad". FIFA.com. Retrieved 2010-01-25.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>