Former Muangthong coach Jokanovic racks up 100 games at Fulham

Former Muangthong United coach Slavisa Jokanovic celebrated his milestone 100th match in charge of English side Fulham at the weekend.

The Serbian, who was handed the reins at Craven Cottage two years ago, celebrated 100 games in charge with a 1-0 win over Birmingham courtesy of a 14th-minute winner from Sheyi Ojo, who is currently on loan from Liverpool.

While Fulham remain 12th in the English Championship and it does not look like they will be challenging for promotion this year, Jokanovic deserves credit for lasting two years in a league notorious for giving managers the cull.

His reign at the Cottagers is also the most enduring of any club in his managerial career, with his previous longest stint coming during his time with Thai giants Muangthong.

Under his guidance in 2012, the Twin Qilins cruised to what was then their third league crown, going the entire campaign undefeated and netting 78 goals in 34 matches.

That Muangthong squad assembled by Jokanovic was arguably one of the most dominant ever seen in Thai football, boasting foreign talent like Mario Gjurovski, Dagno Siaka and Paulo Rangel, as well as well as local stars such as Teerasil Dangda, Datsakorn Thonglao, Kawin Thamsatchanan and Panupong Wongsa.

After leaving Muangthong, the former Chelsea midfielder had spells in charge of Levski Sofia, Hercules, Watford and Maccabi Tel Aviv, before being named the successor to Kit Symons back in December 2015.

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