GOŠK Gabela is a football team based in Gabela, Čapljina in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The name GOŠK in Croatian means Gabeoski Omladinski Športski Klub (Gabela Youth Sports Club). In season 2010–11, GOŠK won 1st place in First League of FBiH and it promoted to Premier League of BiH, elite football league in BiH.
Their home ground is Podavala (old name
Erar) in Gabela which holds about 3,000 people. GNK Dinamo Zagreb donated 5,000 chairs to club.
Their supporters are known as the Blue Lions (Plavi Lavovi). They were founded 2001.
President of club is Pero Pavlović
and sports director is Lujo Ilić. [2 ] [3 ]
History [ edit ]
The first ball in Gabela was brought by Andrija Korda and Vidan Krvavac in 1919, from
Mostar. [4 ]
1941–45 the club was dissolved because of
World War II. In the 1948. the club is formed again. Club named GOŠK after the recommendations of Milorad Mandrapa in 1958. Under the name GOŠK achieved all the more important results which are competitive Gabela ranked among the most popular sports village in the former Yugoslavia. In Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia GOŠK mostly played in Fourth Unfederal League (Mostar zone) in the seasons (1948–60, 1962–63, 1964–66, 1968–92) and three times in Third League (1961–62, 1963–64, 1966–67). [5 ]
In 1990s club played in
First League of Herzeg-Bosnia, of 2001–03 in Second League of FBiH, 2003–11 First League of FBiH and now in Premier League of BiH.
FK Zmaj 1926–35 —
FK Seljačka Sloga 1935–41 —
Seljački športski klub (ŠSK) 1948–49 —
NK Zmaj 1949–58 —
NK Sloga 1958–today —
Current squad [ edit ]
First Team Squad 2015 [7 ] [8 ] [ edit ]
As of 17 April 2015
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Places in Leagues and Cups [ edit ]
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia:
Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia and BiH:
Young categories [ edit ]
Cadets and juniors play in Youth League of BiH - South. Unilt pioneers and prior to pioneers play in Youth League of Herzeg-Neretvans county.
Every year since 1986, in Gabela, GOŠK Gabela host a memorial tournament in the name of Andrija Anković in which teams such as
GNK Dinamo Zagreb, HNK Hajduk Split, NK Široki Brijeg and HŠK Zrinjski Mostar usually play in.
References [ edit ]