FK Borec

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FK Borec
Full name Fudbalski klub Borec Veles
Founded 1926; 89 years ago (1926)
Ground Gradski Stadion Veles
Ground Capacity 2,000
Owner Trifun Kostovski
Chairman Gjorgji Trendafilov
League Macedonian Third League (South)
2014–15 5th

FK Borec (Macedonian: ФК Борец) is a football club from Veles, Republic of Macedonia. They currently play in the Macedonian Third League.


The club was founded as Borec Metalursko Hemiski Kombinat Fudbalski Klub (Borec MHK FK) in 1926.[1]

FK Borec played in the Macedonian First League from the 1992-93 through the 1994-95 season.[2]

The club was promoted to the First League again following the 1996-97 season.[3]

It has produced many players, among the best are: Zoran Paunov, Ilčo Borov, Panče Stoilov and Panče Kumbev.

In 2015, the former Mayor of Skopje, founder of the Kometal Group and a former owner of the football clubs Rabotnički and Vardar Trifun Kostovski was became owner of the football club Borec.[4]


The supporters group Gemidžii is named after the anarchistic group who have committed the bombings in Thessaloniki on 1903 and the name is smillar to an supporters group of FK Gostivar (1919).


FK Borec Veles old logo

Socialist Republic of Macedonia Macedonian Republic League:

  • Winners (1): 1989

Republic of Macedonia Macedonian Second League:

  • Winners (1): 1996–97
  • Runners-up (1): 1995–96


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