Igor Barišić reveals that Zoran Zeljković was a target of Olimpija a year ago: ‘Koper asked absolutely too much for him then’
Source of photo: NK Olimpija Ljubljana
“We have brought the best Slovenian coach,” said Igor Barišić, Director of the Slovenian Football Association, at the press conference where Zoran Zeljković was introduced.
. Goran Boromisa, the sporting director of the current Slovenian champions , added that the Dragons were looking for a coach who knows the Slovenian league and who can work with young players.“He has won a trophy, he has results and he is a proven name in Slovenian football,” added Goran Boromisa.
Igor Barišić also revealed that Zoran Zeljković was already a target of Olimpija a year ago, before the arrival of Spanish expert Alberto Riera. But at the time, Olimpija failed to reach an agreement with
“A year ago, when we first talked about Zoran Zeljkovic – this was before Albert Riera arrived – the President of Koper demanded an abnormal compensation. He asked absolutely too much for us, the amount was not realistic for the Slovenian league. Now everything has ‘clicked’ and I have to thank again Koper, the President Ante Guberc and the Sports Director Ivico Guberc. They were all very correct. I think we are all happy: they are happy and so are we. I am convinced that we have taken the right step,” said Igor Barišić, Director of the Stožice club.
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