Edin Bahtić

Edin Bahtić
Personal information
Full name Edin Bahtić
Date of birth (1956-05-01) 1 May 1956 (age 62)
Place of birth Sarajevo, FPR Yugoslavia
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Željezničar Sarajevo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1978 Bosna Sarajevo
1978–1985 Željezničar Sarajevo 172 (53)
1985–1987 Aris Thessaloniki 50 (6)
1987–1989 Željezničar Sarajevo 30 (7)
National team
1984–1985 Yugoslavia 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Edin "Fićo" Bahtić (born 1 May 1956) is a Bosnian retired footballer.

He was nicknamed after the famous Yugoslav car Zastava 750 colloquially known as Fićo (replica of Fiat 500).

Career[]

He started playing football for FK Željezničar youth team. At the time he was supposed to leave the youth squad, he was considered not to be a quality for Željezničar's first team. He left the club and played in amateur side FK Vraca in Sarajevo. He also played one season for Bosna Sarajevo before he was called to re-join FK Željezničar in 1978. He played almost 250 league games for the club until 1989. He also scored more than 60 league goals, despite he was not actually a striker. He usually played as a right winger. During 1985-86 and 1986-87 seasons he played for Greek side Aris Thessaloniki.[1]

He was also a joint top-scorer of UEFA Cup 1984-85 with 7 goals alongside QPR's Gary Bannister. FK Željezničar reached the semifinals of UEFA Cup that season. Good games in FK Željezničar shirt were the reason he was called to play for Yugoslav national team. He collected two caps.[2]

References[]

  1. ^ Mastrogiannopoulos, Alexander (2005-05-11). "Foreign Players in Greece since 1959/60". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2008-12-10. Retrieved 2009-08-29.
  2. ^ Vandenberghe, Luc (2009-06-12). "Yugoslavia National Team Players 1964-1992". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-29.

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