Ivica Brzić, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ivica Brzić

Serbian footballer

Date of Birth: 28-May-1941

Place of Birth: Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia

Date of Death: 02-Jun-2014

Profession: association football manager, association football player

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Ivica Brzić

  • Ivan "Ivica" Brzic (28 May 1941 – 2 June 2014) was a Serbian football player and manager, the majority of whose playing career was spent with FK Vojvodina.
  • He was also a member of the Yugoslavia squad that reached the final of 1968 European Championship.He was born during World War II in the city of Novi Sad that had been annexed months before his birth by the Kingdom of Hungary (that participated in the Nazi invasion of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in early April 1941), Brzic's early life was spent under foreign military occupation.
  • He came up through all age levels in FK Vojvodina, but his senior career began with Sarajevo's FK Željeznicar where he spent the first half of 1964-65 season.
  • In December 1964, he returned to Vojvodina where he played next 8 seasons until summer 1972.
  • He was an integral member of the squad that won the Yugoslav League in 1965-66 season.
  • He transferred to Austrian Bundesliga where he played for Donawitzer SV Alpine and SK VÖEST Linz, where he began his coaching career.In late September 2007 Brzic was named as new coach of FK Vojvodina after Milovan Rajevac resigned on 17 September 2007.On 29 May 2008, it was announced that FK Vojvodina would not be extending his contract.
  • On 4 June, six days later, it was announced that Dragoljub Bekvalac would be succeeding him on Vojvodina's bench.

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