FK Drina Zvornik

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FK Drina Zvornik
FK Drina Zvornik logo.svg
Full name Fudbalski Klub Drina Zvornik
Founded 1945
Ground Gradski stadion
Ground Capacity 3,000
Chairman Miodrag Jevtić
Manager Dragan Mićić
League Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina

FK Drina (Cyrillic: ФК Дрина) is a football club from the town of Zvornik, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The club competes in the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

History[edit]

Football first begin being played in Zvornik soon after World War I. The first football match was played in 1924 between a team from Zvornik against visitors from Srebrenica. The first football club was formed in 1933 and named Zmaj od Noćaja. A year latter another club named Sloga was formed so the city of Zvornik had two football clubs in the period between the two world wars. Just before the start of the Second World War the two clubs are dismembered and a new club named Omladinac is formed.

Just after the end of the war a new club, FK Drina was formed. The first club president was Mr. Nikola Mastilica. The first match recorded by the press and probably the first match in competition was played on May 17, 1946, in Tuzla against FK Sloboda Tuzla. During the period within SFR Yugoslavia the club played mostly in lower national leagues.

During the 1990s, another team from Živinice also represented Drina Zvornik, but played at Bosniaks Football League. With the break-up of Yugoslavia, in 1992, the Football Association of Republika Srpska is formed. Drina Zvornik was a member of the first league season in 1995-96 to be organised by the FAoRS. The league was divided into two groups and the club played in the First League - East. In this first season the club ended up relegated but after only one season the club as champion of the Second League - group Bijeljina was promoted and played in the First League in the season 1997-98. The club suffered relegation once more but would return to the First League in the season 2002-03, this time staying in the league all the way until 2010.[1] In the session 2009/10, the club was the league champion, and now being the First League of Republika Srpska part of the Bosnia and Herzegovina league system, the club achieved its greatest result ever and earned a promotion to the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina. But it was relegated again to the lower tier, after finishing last in its first season (2010/11) after promotion to the Premier League.

In 2013-14 Drina Zvornik finished first in the First League of Republika Srpska and was again promoted to the Premier League.

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2010-11 season. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina GK Goran Maksimović
2 Serbia DF Dejan Uzelac
3 Bosnia and Herzegovina DF Slaviša Radović
4 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Edin Rustemović
5 Bosnia and Herzegovina DF Vlado Ivanović
6 Serbia FW Miloš Filipović
7 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Slobodan Đurić
8 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Aleksandar Kikić
9 Serbia FW Filip Kostić
10 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Radovan Vasić
11 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Ivan Lazarević
12 Bosnia and Herzegovina GK Filip Erić
13 Serbia DF Damir Memović
15 Bosnia and Herzegovina DF Miloš Jokić
16 Serbia MF Stefan Čolović
17 Bosnia and Herzegovina DF Boban Đerić
No. Position Player
Bosnia and Herzegovina GK Almir Osmanović
Bosnia and Herzegovina DF Dejan Milošević
Serbia DF Aleksandar Ivanović
Bosnia and Herzegovina DF Hasan Suljić
Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Danijel Ćulum
Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Bojan Stevanović
South Korea MF Ki Hyun Lee
South Korea MF Jang Von Kim
Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Živko Nikolić
Bosnia and Herzegovina FW Aleksandar Nikolić
Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Novica Marković
Bosnia and Herzegovina FW Džemil Hasanović
Bosnia and Herzegovina FW Rade Lazić

Coaching staff[edit]

Manager Bosnia and Herzegovina Dragan Mićić
Assisant manager Bosnia and Herzegovina Svetozar Vukašinović
Assisant manager Bosnia and Herzegovina Aleksandar Vasić
Goalkepper coach Bosnia and Herzegovina Dragan Aleksić
Doctor Bosnia and Herzegovina dr. Predrag Nikolić
Physiotherapist Bosnia and Herzegovina Anđelko Cvjetinović

Club management[edit]

President Bosnia and Herzegovina Miodrag Jevtić
Director Bosnia and Herzegovina Dragan Marković
Sports director -
Secretar Bosnia and Herzegovina Rade Vukić

Coaching history[edit]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Istorija kluba at official site.

External sources[edit]