Sport in Skopje

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As the capital of the Republic of Macedonia, Skopje is home to several sports teams and venues. FK Vardar and FK Rabotnički are the two strongest and most popular football teams, whilst RK Kometal Gjorče Petrov is the most popular handball team, being a European Women's EHF Champions League champion for 2002. RK Vardar and RK Metalurg are two main male handball teams, and MZT Skopje and Rabotnički are best in basketball.

Events[edit]

Recently, Skopje was the host of the following events:

Organizations[edit]

Club League Established Venue
FK Makedonija Gjorče Petrov Macedonian First League 1932 Gjorče Petrov Stadium
FK Rabotnički Macedonian First League 1937 Philip II Arena
FK Vardar Macedonian First League 1947 Philip II Arena
FK Metalurg Skopje Macedonian First League 1964 Železarnica Stadium
FK Gorno Lisiče Macedonian Second League 1964 Stadium Gorno Lisiče
FK Shkupi Macedonian Second League 2012 Čair Stadium
FK Skopje Macedonian Second League 1960 Stadium Avtokomanda
FK Lokomotiva Skopje Macedonian Third League 1954 Komunalec Stadium
FK Madžari Solidarnost Macedonian Third League 1992 Boris Trajkovski Stadium
KK Rabotnički Macedonian Premier League 1946 Gradski Park
MZT Aerodrom Macedonian Premier League 1966 Jane Sandanski
KK Vardar Macedonian Second League 1947 SRC Kale
RK Metalurg Super T-Mobile League 1971 Avtokomanda
HC Vardar PRO Super T-Mobile League 1961 SRC Kale

Sports venues[edit]

Skopje has four major sports indoor halls, of which the Boris Trajkovski Sports Arena is the biggest. The main stadium is the Philip II Arena and it hosts the Macedonia national football team.

Venue Capacity
Philip II Arena 36,400
Železarnica Stadium 4,000
Boris Trajkovski Stadium 3,000
Gjorče Petrov Stadium 3,000
Boris Trajkovski Sports Arena 10,000
SRC Kale 2,500
Avtokomanda Hall 2,000
Independent Macedonia sport hall 500
Rasadnik Hall 1,000
Jane Sandanski Arena 6,500

See also[edit]