?Kuleski is highly respected as a coach and we?re extremely fortunate to add someone of his stature to the Bankstown City FC family?.
?Bankstown City FC direction on the field is now in reliable hands and we?re anxious to move forward with our preparations for the 2011 Premier League season.?
?We are excited to secure Blagoja Kuleski for this crucial position, and we know his appointment will benefit not only Bankstown City FC, but the local soccer community as well,? Club president Zivko Kordanovski said.
?We firmly believe that he has the temperament, leadership qualities and proven track record in developing soccer players that will be crucial in helping us to establish our club here in the Premier League.?
Kuleski, 48, joins Bankstown City FC. after a successful career as a player and as a coach. While playing and coaching Kuleski gained great experience and knowledge working with some of the top managers and coaches in the game.
As a player, Kuleski?s career began with Pobeda,Vardar and Pelister and then was transferred to Radnicki Nis in Former Yugoslavia First Division where he played for four years.Kuleski also represented Macedonian National Team with the likes of Darko Pancev and Ilija Najdoski.
In 1993 Kuleski arrived in Australia and signed for Marconi where he played in every game in his first season and in 1994 won the Australian League Grand Final alongside the stunning generation of Mark Schwarzer, Steve Corica, Andrew Harper, Garry Van Egmond and Kimon Taliadoros.
After Marconi his career continued at Melbourne Zebras, Bulleen Lions and Rockdale City Suns.
As a coach Kuleski won the championship twice with Bonnyrigg White Eagles and put them back into the NSW Premier League in 2008.
-Bankstown City FC Press Release