Dragan Stojkovic, a former Yugoslavia national football team who was also active as a player and manager at the J1 Nagoya Grampus, will be appointed as the Serbian national team coach.
The Football Association of Serbia announced on its official website on the 3rd that Stojkovic has agreed to sign a three-year contract as the new coach of the Serbian national team.
Mr. Stojkovic was a 56-year-old from former Yugoslavia and Serbia, and was active as a representative of the former Yugoslavia when he was active, and was also active as a player in the J League Nagoya Grampus for seven years from 1994.
He gained popularity under the nickname of "Pixie," which means "fairy," because of his splendid play, and he has been the director of the Grampus since the 2008 season, leading the team to the first J1 victory in 2010.
Stojkovic said, "I have no more honor than becoming a coach in my home country. There are some difficult opponents in the upcoming World Cup qualifying, but I want to unite. I want to be successful other than doing everything for my home country. There is no way. "