Agence France-PresseSeptember 23, 2013 05:16
The president of Croatia's Football Federation (HNS) Vlatko Markovic, who suffered from Alzheimer's disease, died overnight Monday aged 76, the national radio reported.
Markovic, a former top player and coach, died in a Zagreb hospital where he was admitted earlier this month to treat pneumonia.
A former top player and coach Markovic withdrew as HNS chief, a post he had held since 1998, in mid-2012.
Markovic began his career with clubs in Bosnia, where he was born, before going on to play for Dinamo Zagreb, FC Austria and Rapid Vienna.