Žarko Korać (footballer)

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Žarko Korać
Zarko Korac - 27 January 2016.JPG
Personal information
Full name Žarko Korać
Date of birth (1987-06-11) 11 June 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Golubovci, Montenegro
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Hapoel Haifa
Number 25
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Zeta 35 (16)
2007–2008 Vojvodina 4 (0)
2008–2010 Zeta 29 (17)
2010 Sheriff Tiraspol 8 (0)
2011–2014 Zeta 80 (45)
2013–2014 Hapoel Haifa (loan) 32 (11)
2014–2015 Beitar Jerusalem 14 (5)
2015– Hapoel Haifa 40 (5)
National team
2007 Montenegro U-21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 January 2015.

Žarko Korać (Serbian Cyrillic: Жapкo Kopaћ, born 11 June 1987) is a Montenegrin football striker playing for Hapoel Haifa in the Israeli Premier League.

Career[edit]

Žarko has played mainly with Montenegrin club FK Zeta, having archived the title of Montenegrin First League top scorer in the season 2006–07.[1]

After this early success, he decided to move abroad signing a contract with Serbian SuperLiga club FK Vojvodina. After not getting many chances there, he returned to FK Zeta in December 2008. He played there until January 2010 when he moved to Moldovan club FC Sheriff Tiraspol.[2] In summer 2010 he returned to Zeta where he became a regular at the starting 11.

He finished the 2012–13 Montenegrin First League season as the co-top scorer with 15 goals. following this success he has been loaned to Hapoel Haifa of the Israeli Premier League, where he scored 11 goals, finishing as the 5th top scorer in the league.

on June 2, 2014, Korać has signed a 4-years contract with Israeli club Beitar Jerusalem, with a salary of 160,000€ per season. Beitar also paid 160,000€ to Hapoel Haifa for his service.[3] After just half a season in Beitar, Žarko returned to Hapoel Haifa, where he plays ever since.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile at Worldfootball
  2. ^ Profile at www.divizianationala.com
  3. ^ Korac signed with Beitar at Sport1.co.il