FK Partizan Academy

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Youth School Belin – Lazarević – Nadoveza
Nickname(s) Crno-beli (The Black and Whites)
Parni valjak (The Steamroller)
Chairman Dragan Đurić
Head of youth academy Momčilo Vukotić
Website Club home page

The FK Partizan Youth School (Serbian Cyrillic: Омладинска школа фудбалског клуба Партизан Београд, English: Partizan Belgrade F.C. Youth School), commonly known as Youth School Belin – Lazarević – Nadoveza, is the youth school for Serbian football club Partizan Belgrade.

It was founded in the 1950s and named after former Partizan players Bruno Belin, Čedomir Lazarević and Branko Nadoveza.[1] The school is well known for its dedicated work with youngsters.[1] Its training philosophy is not only the development of football players, but also to care of their growth and personality forming, while also teaching the sporting spirit and the loyalty to the club.[1] There are around 400 youngsters classified by age categories.[1] There are six age groups, four compete at the level of the Football Association of Serbia, the U17, U16, U15 and U14, while the U13 and U12 compete at the level of the Football Association of Belgrade.[1] Below U12 level there are no official competitions, but players do play in tournaments and friendly matches.[1]

Partizan is the club with most league titles and cup wins in youth competition in Serbia.[1] The youth teams also participate in numerous tournaments around Europe and also organize an U17 international tournament with participation of some of the top European clubs.[1] Partizan also organizes football camps for children in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Australia[1][2] and United States.[2][3] Many of the best youth academy players move directly to the Partizan senior side, or to the affiliate club Teleoptik Zemun.[1]

All of Partizan's youth categories train at the Partizan sport complex named SC Partizan-Teleoptik along with Partizan's seniors and the players of Teleoptik. Partizan has won several awards for its youth work, including "Best European Youth Work" in 2006,[4] and the club's youth school has been declared the second-best in Europe after that of Ajax Amsterdam.[5] Partizan's academy has produced numerous professional football players or Yugoslav and Serbian internationals.

Youth squad[edit]

As of 26 May 2013.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Serbia GK Stefan Vasić
Serbia GK Aleksa Armuš
Serbia GK Marko Jovičić
Serbia DF Miladin Stefanović
Montenegro DF Jovan Cvjetković
Serbia DF Aleksandar Topić
Serbia DF Stefan Milošević
Serbia DF Stefan Savić
Bosnia and Herzegovina DF Mladen Ikić
Serbia MF Petar Mosesku
Serbia MF Milan Jokić
Serbia MF Saša Lukić
Serbia MF Danilo Pantić (promoted to senior team)
No. Position Player
Montenegro MF Jovan Čađenović
Serbia MF Sevdžedin Haliti
Serbia MF Nemanja Glavčić
Serbia MF Nikola Leković
Serbia MF Andrija Živković (promoted to senior team)
Serbia FW Stefan Ilić
Serbia FW Nemanja Radonjić
Serbia FW Stefan Janković
Serbia FW Stefan Vitošević
Serbia FW Vojin Stojanović
Serbia FW Mihajlo Tubić
Serbia FW Dušan Vukčević

Academy officials[edit]

As of 26 May 2013[6]

Current staff
  • Director: Serbia Momčilo Vukotić
  • Assistant director: Serbia Miodrag Radović
  • Scouting director: Serbia Nedeljko Kostić
  • Scout: Serbia Dušan Trbojević
  • School Secretary: Serbia Dragan Šušnjar
  • U19 Coach: Republic of Macedonia Nikica Klinčarski
  • U17 Coach: Serbia Ilija Zavišić
  • U16 Coach: Serbia Vanja Radinović
  • U15 Coach: Serbia Darko Tešović
  • U14 Coach: Serbia Dragan Kecman
  • U13 Coach: Serbia Milan Ristić
  • U12 Coach: Serbia Slađan Šćepović
  • U11 Coach: Serbia Zoran Mamić
  • U10 Coach: Serbia Zoran Kraljević
  • U9 Coach: Serbia Zvonko Popović
  • Goalkeeping coach: Serbia Predrag Jušić
  • Fitness coach: Serbia Aleksandar Tomić
  • Equipment manager: Serbia Miodrag Stojanović
  • Equipment manager: Serbia Slobodan Todorović

Notable youth graduates[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Youth School Belin – Lazarevic – Nadoveza". Partizan.rs. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "FK Partizan organizuje internacionalne fudbalske kampove" (in Serbian). The Blic. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Partizan škola fudbala – Australija" (in Serbian). Partizankampovi.rs. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Partizan Beograd – Partizan: Ein Klub für die Geschichtsbücher" (in German). The UEFA. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Partizan između Ajaksa i Barselone!" (in Serbian). The Sportal. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "FK Partizan Academy". partizan.rs. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 

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