Handball League of Serbia

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Merkur osiguranje Handball Superleague of Serbia
Меркур осигурање рукометна суперлига Србије
Merkur osiguranje rukometna superliga Srbije
Logo mosrls.jpg
Merkur osiguranje Handball Superleague logo
Countries  Serbia
Confederation European Union EHF (Europe)
Founded 2006
Number of teams 14
International cup(s) EHF Champions League
EHF Cup
Current champions Vojvodina
(2013–14)
Most championships Crvena zvezda
Partizan
(9 titles)
Website srls.rs (Serbian)

The Handball League of Serbia (Serbian: Rukometna liga Srbije, Рукометна лига Србије) is the top men's handball league in Serbia. It was founded in 2006. From 2010, the league is also known as Merkur osiguranje Handball Superleague for sponsorship reasons.

Rules[edit]

Competition format[edit]

The league is operated by the Handball Federation of Serbia. It is composed of 14 teams.

Current teams[edit]

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Location of teams in the 2012–13 Merkur osiguranje Handball Superleague

The following 14 clubs compete in the Merkur osiguranje Handball Superleague during the 2012–13 season.[1]

Team City Arena Capacity
Crvena zvezda Belgrade SC Šumice
Crvenka Crvenka SC Crvenka
Jugović Unimet Kać Hram Sports Hall 2.000
Kolubara Lazarevac SRC Kolubara
Metaloplastika Šabac Zorka Hall 3.000
Napredak Kruševac Kruševac Sports Hall
Partizan Belgrade SC Banjica
PKB Padinska Skela Padinska Skela Sports Hall
Radnički Kragujevac Jezero Hall 3.570
Rudar Kostolac SC Kostolac
Vojvodina Novi Sad SC Slana Bara
Vrbas Carnex Vrbas Drago Jovović Sports Hall
MRK Zaječar Zaječar SRC Kraljevica 2.360
Železničar 1949 Niš Čair Sports Center 4.800

Champions[edit]

  • 2006–07 to present: Handball League of Serbia
Season Champion Runner-up Champion's Coach
2006–07 Crvena zvezda Partizan
2007–08 Crvena zvezda Kolubara
2008–09 Partizan Kolubara Serbia Saša Bošković
2009–10 Kolubara Crvena zvezda
2010–11 Partizan Crvena zvezda Serbia Aleksandar Brković
2011–12 Partizan Vojvodina Serbia Aleksandar Brković
2012–13 Vojvodina Partizan Serbia Momir Rnić
2013–14 Vojvodina Radnički
Club Titles Years Won
Partizan
3
2009, 2011, 2012
Crvena zvezda
2
2007, 2008
Vojvodina
2
2013, 2014
Kolubara
1
2010

Championship winning teams[edit]

Team Championships Years Won
Crvena zvezda 9 1955, 1956, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
Partizan 9 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2009, 2011, 2012
Metaloplastika 7 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988
Vojvodina 3 2005, 2013, 2014
Proleter 2 1990, 1991
Crvenka 1 1969
Kolubara 1 2010

Serbian handball clubs in European competitions[edit]

EHF Champions League
Ex. European Cup

Club Winner Years
Metaloplastika
2
1985, 1986

EHF Challenge Cup
Ex. European City Cup

Club Winner Years
Jugović
1
2001

EHF Ranking[edit]

As of 28 November 2012[2]
Current
Ranking
Movement Last Season
Ranking
League Coefficient
13 (13) Sweden Elitserien 23.08
14 Steady (14) Bosnia and Herzegovina Premier League 22.33
15 Substituted in (18) Serbia Merkur osiguranje Superleague 21.17
16 (16) Poland Ekstraklasa 19.83
17 Substituted in (21) Norway Postenligaen 17.75

Sponsorships and broadcasting rights[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

External links[edit]