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Džemal Mustedanagić

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Date of birthJune 8, 1955(age 61)
Place of birthBosanski Novi, SFR Yugoslavia
Playing positionDefender

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Džemal Mustedanagić (born June 8, 1955 in Bosanski Novi) is a retired Bosnia and Herzegovina football defender who was capped for SFR Yugoslavia.

His playing career started in FK Sloboda Bosanski Novi where he played from 1968 till 1973 when he was approached by several Yugoslavian first league clubs. He chose Dinamo Zagreb where he played from 1973 till 1983 and had 444 caps, winning famous Yugoslavian title in year 1982 and Yugoslavian cup 1980. Also he was first team captain during Miroslav Blažević's managing. He moved to FK Austria Wien in 1983. During that time they won 3 national titles, a national cup, and a famous club achievement - beating FC Barcelona in quarter finals Cup of the cups. Džemal Mustedanagić was marking Maradona in these two matches very good. That was glorious times for the club.

After his player career in 1987, on demand of the management board of Dinamo Zagreb, he started working with youngsters as a coach in Dinamo Zagreb Football school. In season 2003/2004 he coached the reserve squad of Dinamo Zagreb, where he trained and developed top youngsters' talents such as Eduardo Da Silva, Luka Modrić, Niko Kranjčar, Vedran Corluka, Dino Drpić, Tomo Šokota, Mihael Mikić, Hrvoje Cale, Filip Lončarić. Also, during that period, considering talents he brought up to national team, he was selected to work with the expert committee of the Croatian national team, as coach of the U-19 national team.

This talented youngsters made their way to first team, and in 2005 and 2006 he became coach with Josip Kuže of first team Dinamo Zagreb. They took Dinamo from 7th place to winning first place with these youngsters who are leading players today, not only in Dinamo but in national team, too.

He is assistant coach of Josip Kuže of the Albania national football team.

After Kuze's medical problems, Džemal took in charge Albania national football team in October 2010.

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