He turned Kelantan into an allconquering side in his first year in charge of the Red Warriors, storming to all three Malaysian domestic titles in a show of attacking football.
And Bojan Hodak followed that performance in 2012 by bagging this season's FA Cup, with Kelantan still in the running to defend the Malaysia Cup after making the semi-finals.
The former Jurong FC player is now eyeing the LionsXII job vacated by his close friend, V Sundramoorthy."Am I interested in the LionsXII job? Yes, I am," Hodak told The New Paper on Friday.
"I am interested in any job, after this season is over. But at the moment I am still contracted to Kelantan, and we are focused on the Malaysia Cup semi-finals." Kelantan face ATM FA - the team that dumped the LionsXII out at the quarterfinal stage - in the first leg of their semifinal in Selangor on Oct 18, with the return fixture a week later.
The Croat's contract at Kelantan runs out in December.
While he was offered an extension, sources reveal that former Home United coach Steve Darby has put already pen to paper to become the Red Warriors' coach from mid-December.
"The Kelantan management has offered me a new contract, but there have also been other offers