Baniyas Football Company has announced the signing of Croatian coach Kronslav Jorcic as coach of the first team in a one-year contract. The announcement came at a press conference held today at the Baniyas Stadium in Al Shamkha in the presence of HE Salim Jerib Al Harthy, Chairman of Baniyas Football Company and in the presence of Croatian coach Jorcic.
Dr. Salim welcomed the new coach and wished him success in the next phase with the Sky Blues and expressed his full confidence in the ambitious coach, who was selected among the list of coaches which is chose by the technical committee at the club.
Chairman of the company also spoke about the biography of Mr. Jorcic, who was previously a player in the Croatian national team and has 25 international appearances. He won the bronze medal in the 1998 World Cup. His achievements as a player to get the Croatian league as a player 3 times, On the Croatia Cup as a player 3 times and also participated in the Champions League twice.
He spoke about his most notable achievements as he was awarded the Croatian league as coach 3 times, the Croatia Cup as a coach once, the Croatian Super Cup as a coach once and played in Champions League twice. He also participated in the Europe Cup as coach twice. He has also been the coach of the Saudi Arabia national team in the last Gulf Cup in Kuwait and the last station were with the Saudi Al Nasr last season.
The new coach Mr. Kroneslav Jorcic spoke and expressed his pleasure by taking the head coach in Baniyas Club. He described this club as having the ambition and the elements that bring it back strongly in UAE football.
The coach has concluded that there is a lot of work ahead of him with the club’s management and his technical staff to attract the four foreign players. He is also known for his encouragement to young players. He has already coached Dynamo Zagreb, one of the most famous European clubs to graduate young players, so he will try to build a young team and utilize players from the Baniyas youth team.