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Mirko Jozić

Mirko Jozić
Full nameMirko Jozić
Date of birth (1940-04-08) 8 April 1940 (age 75)
Place of birthTrilj, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Senior career*
FK Tekstilac Derventa
RNK Split
NK Belišće
NK Junak Sinj
Teams managed
1970–1972NK Junak Sinj
1972–1988Yugoslavia (U-16, U-18, U-20 & U-21)
1995Club América
1995–1996Hajduk Split
1998Newell's Old Boys
1998–1999Sporting CP
2006Dinamo Zagreb (Youth)

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. 
  2. ^ "2002 FIFA World Cup - Croatia squad". Retrieved 2010-01-25.