FC Elektrometalurh-NZF Nikopol
|Full name||FC Elektrometalurh-NZF Nikopol|
The club was founded in 1950. It began its legacy in the Soviet football competitions and was one of the primer feeders of football talents for the Soviet elite teams. In 1962-1969 the teams carried the name of Surmach, in 1970-1991 was called Kolos. In 1992 with the independence of Ukraine, it joined the Ukrainian football competitions with the name of Metalurh. In 2001 with the new sponsor, the club changed its name to Electrometalurh. In 2002 the club changed its name to Electrometalurh-NZF and got relegated to the Ukrainian Second League. After the unsuccessful season in 2005, the club gave up its professional status.
The team achieved third place in the USSR 1st League 1982 and 1985.
The best results in the Ukraine Championship
- the Runner up (2nd place) of group "B" of the First League in 1992
- "World Stadiums - Stadiums in the Ukraine". Retrieved November 12, 2006.
- (English)/(Ukrainian) History of Ukrainian Football (ukrsoccerhistory.com) - amateur's site
- (English) The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation - the biggest football-trivia database
- (Russian) V. Mylenko. "Others are not present..." - history of FC Metallurg
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