Bio
Drazenko Kovacic
Born: 1966-10-08
Intl. since: 1999-01-01
Hometown: Krizevci
Country: Croatia
Speaks: Croatian, English
Occupation: Pizzeria owner
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Drazenko Kovacic used to be a junior goalkeeper with Dinamo Zagreb, the top football club in Croatia together with Hajduk Split.

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Drazenko Kovacic was a UEFA category 3 referee. He retired internationally at the end of 2009.

Did you know
FORMER GOALKEEPER

  • In 2006-10-01 Drazenko Kovacic was selected for the Croatian top match between Dinamo Zagreb and Hajduk Split. He decided to give 3 penalties, all of these three decisions were badly criticized by the public. Afterwards Drazenko Kovacic was praised by the Croatian Referee Commission. The referee commission is formed by ex-referees. WorldReferee has been informed that most Croatian referees are "protected" by the referee commission or "big fish clubs". For these powerful organizations the quality of refereeing is not the most important criterion.
  • Drazenko Kovacic owns a pizzeria in his hometown Krizevci.
Statistics
Statistics for DRAZENKO KOVACIC
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 1 1 2
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 35 35 70
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 1 5 6
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.04 0.04 0.04
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 1.52 1.52 1.52
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0.04 0.22 0.13

Based on 23 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR DRAZENKO KOVACIC
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
Euro 2011 u21 qualifiers
Turkey u21Estonia u212009-11-180 - 0 4 (1-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Portugal u21Lithuania u212009-09-044 - 1 2 (0-2)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Europa League 2009 - 2010
qualifiers 2nd roundVaduzFalkirk2009-07-232 - 0 9 (4-5)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2008 - 2009
qualifiers 2nd roundKiryat ShmonaLitex2008-08-281 - 2 2 (2-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2008-2009
qualifiers 1st roundMurataGöteborg2008-07-150 - 5 1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2009 u21 qualifiers
Moldova u21Israel u212007-09-111 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Armenia u21Liechtenstein u212007-05-311 - 0 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Intertoto 2007
1st roundDifferdangeSlovan Bratislava2007-06-230 - 2 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2006 - 2007
qualifiers 1st roundBrøndbyValur2006-07-133 - 1 1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Intertoto 2006
1st roundTiraspolMKT Araz2006-06-242 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2006 u21 qualifiers
Ireland u21Switzerland u212005-10-110 - 1 2 (2-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Intertoto 2005
2nd roundDubnica MFKAnkaraspor2005-07-090 - 1 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2006 qualifiers - Europe
LatviaLuxembourg2005-03-304 - 0 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2005 u19 qualifiers
1st roundLithuania u19Slovakia u192004-10-221 - 3 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2004-2005
qualifiers 1st roundJeunesse EschSheriff2004-07-211 - 0 3 (3-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2003 - 2004
1st roundZimbruAris Thessaloniki2003-09-241 - 1 1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiersOBTVMK Tallinn2003-08-141 - 1 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2004 u21 qualifiers
Ukraine u21Northern Ireland u212003-09-051 - 0 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Wales u21Azerbaijan u212003-03-283 - 0 1 (0-1)2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Intertoto 2003
2nd roundPaschingPobeda2003-07-122 - 1 5 (2-3)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2002-2003
qualifiers 1st roundPortadownBelshina Bobruisk2002-07-170 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2001 - 2002
qualifiersKilmarnockGlenavon2001-08-231 - 0 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Intertoto 2001
1st roundEkranasArtmedia Petrzalka2001-06-171 - 1 6 (2-4)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)