Pantelić spent most of his playing career with FK Radnički Niš (1971–1981 and 1984–1985), making 273 league appearances and scoring 16 goals. Between 1981 and 1983, he played in France for FC Girondins de Bordeaux. He also played for FK Timok in the 1983–84 season.
Pantelić represented Yugoslav national team at the 1980 Summer Olympics and 1982 FIFA World Cup.
Pantelić was head coach of FK Radnički Niš in the 1989–90 season.