Boshko Gjurovski

Boshko GjurovskiOriginal name: Бошко Ѓуровски
Passport version: Boshko Gjurovski
Alternative version: Boško Đurovski or Bosko Djurovski
IPA: ˈbɔʃkɔ ˈɟurɔfski

Position: defensive midfielder
Born on 28.12.1961 in Tetovo, Macedonia Macedonia
Club: retired
Former clubs: FK Teteks Tetovo Macedonia, FK Crvena zvezda Beograd Serbia, Genève Servette Football Club 1890 Switzerland

App/Gls: 7/3 (for Yugoslavia 4/0)


First appearance: 23.03.1994, Skopje, Macedonia – Slovenia 2:0 (friendly)
First goal: 17.12.1994, Skopje, Macedonia – Cyprus 3:0 (EURO 1996 qual.)

Other goals:
17.12.1994, Skopje, Macedonia – Cyprus 3:0 (EURO 1996 qual.)
17.12.1994, Skopje, Macedonia – Cyprus 3:0 (EURO 1996 qual.)

 Yugoslav League: 1979/80, 1980/81, 1983/84, 1987/88, 1989/90 (Crvena zvezda)
 Yugoslav Cup: 1981/82, 1984/85 (Crvena zvezda)
Switzerland Swiss League: 1993/94 (Servette)

Other facts:
– he is brother of former Macedonian and Yugoslav national team player Milko Gjurovski and uncle of current Macedonian national team player Mario Gjurovski.
– played for the Team of the World in the farewell game of Brazilian legend Zico.
– he scored the first hat-trick for Macedonia in a EURO 96 qualifying game against Cyprus.
– while playing in the time of former Yugoslavia, his last name was spelled as Đurovski because the Serbo-Croatian alphabet which back then was official, doesn’t feature the Macedonian letter Gj (Ѓ). Also, his first name was spelled Boško, while Bosko Djurovski was the version without the special characters that was used worldwide.
– he was national team coach of Macedonia from 26 November 2013 until 07 April 2015.

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