OFK Grbalj

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OFK Grbalj
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Full name Omladinski fudbalski klub Grbalj
Nickname(s) Trikolori (The Tricolors)
Founded 1995; 23 years ago (1995)
Ground Stadion Donja Sutvara
Montenegro
Ground Capacity 1.500
Chairman Marko Carević
Manager Zoran Govedarica
League First League
2016–17 7th

Omladinski fudbalski klub Grbalj (pronounced [ɡr̩̂baʎ]) is a Montenegrin football club based in the small town of Radanovići, municipality of Kotor). They currently compete in the Montenegrin First League.

History[edit]

First football club in Radanovići, which existed only few seasons, was founded at 1970. After many years, club was refounded on June 1995[1] and in their first season gained promotion to Montenegrin Republic League 1996-97 (third rank in FR Yugoslavia football system). After only three seasons in Republic League, at summer 1999, OFK Grbalj became a member of FR Yugoslavia Second League, which was the main success of team in period until 2006.[2] OFK Grbalj spent four seasons in Second Yugoslav League.
After Montenegrin independence, OFK Grbalj became a member of Montenegrin First League. On season 2006-07, the team won impressive third place, just behind the two clubs that were deemed invincible in the national competitions, Zeta and Budućnost Podgorica. On next two seasons, OFK Grbalj finished as a fourth-placed team. During the next seasons, the team didn't achieve successes as in their first seasons at top-tier competition, but never relegated from First League.
OFK Grbalj holds two all-time records in Montenegrin First League. On 29 May 2010 they defeated Kom with result 11-0, which is biggest victory in the history of league. Five years later, on 23 May, OFK Grbalj won the game against Mornar in Bar 7-0, which is the biggest away victory in league.
On season 2016-17, OFK Grbalj made biggest success in history, with performance in Montenegrin Cup final. But, they lost game against Sutjeska (0-1).

First League Record[edit]

For the first time, OFK Grbalj played in Montenegrin First League on season 2006–07. Below is a list of OFK Grbalj scores in First League by every single season.

Season Pos G W D L GF GA
2006–07 3 33 14 7 12 37 30
2007–08 4 33 14 13 6 40 25
2008–09 4 33 15 5 13 47 34
2009–10 5 33 15 8 10 66 42
2010–11 7 33 10 8 15 30 35
2011–12 9 33 9 7 17 28 49
2012–13 4 33 13 12 8 41 21
2013–14 7 33 11 10 12 36 40
2014–15 5 33 15 7 11 52 44
2015–16 7 33 11 5 17 38 49

OFK Grbalj in European competitions[edit]

For the first time, OFK Grbalj played in European competitions on season 2007-08.
They were first team from Montenegrin coastal region which played in UEFA competitions. Until now, OFK Grbalj played two seasons in European cups.

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2007 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R Romania Gloria Bistrița 1–1 1–2 2–3 Symbol delete vote.svg
2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R Bosnia and Herzegovina Čelik Zenica 2–1 2–3 4–4 Symbol keep vote.svg
2R Turkey Sivasspor 2–2 0–1 2–3 Symbol delete vote.svg

Honours[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 24 June 2017

[3] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 Montenegro MF Vladan Kordić
3 Montenegro DF Dragan Grivić
5 Serbia MF Marko Nikolić
8 Montenegro FW Zdravko Dragićević
14 Montenegro MF Petar Vukčević
15 Montenegro DF Milan Carević
16 Montenegro DF Ćetko Manojlović
17 Montenegro MF Nikola Obradović
18 Montenegro MF Vojin Pavlović
23 Serbia MF Stefan Stevanović
25 Montenegro FW Žarko Korać
27 Montenegro GK Stefan Spasojević
No. Position Player
29 Serbia MF Milan Simonović
Montenegro DF Marko Kraljević
Montenegro DF Nikola Čelebić
Serbia MF Milan Simonović
Montenegro MF Bojan Lazarević
Montenegro DF Milos Zvicer
Montenegro FW Šaleta Kordić
Montenegro DF Marko Kraljević
Montenegro GK Aleksandar Nikolić
Montenegro MF Danilo Tomić
Argentina FW Julián Montenegro
Montenegro FW Ivan Vuković

Notable players[edit]

For the list of former and current players with Wikipedia article, please see Category:OFK Grbalj players.

Stadium[edit]

OFK Grbalj play at Stadion Donja Sutvara, near the main road between Budva and Kotor. Stadium capacity is 1,500 seats on one stand and it doesn't meet UEFA standards for European competitions. Except the main ground, there is smaller artificial pitch at Donja Sutvara football complex.

Sponsors[edit]

  • Official sponsor: Carinvest
  • Official kit supplier: Givova

See also[edit]

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