FK Inđija

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Inđija
FK Indija.svg
Full name Fudbalski klub Inđija
Founded 1933
Ground Inđija Stadium
Capacity 4,000
Manager Spasoje Jelačić
League Serbian First League
2017–18 Serbian First League, 5th
Website Club website

Fudbalski klub Inđija (Serbian Cyrillic: Фудбалски клуб Инђија) is a football club based in the city of Inđija, Serbia. The club plays in the Serbian First League.

The club's biggest success was promotion to the Serbian SuperLiga by winning the 2009–10 Serbian First League.

History[edit]

FK Inđija was established in 1933 as a railroad employees club, initially named ŽAK Inđija and later FK Železničar Inđija. In 1969, Železničar was renamed to FK PIK Inđija. In 1975 the name changed, this time to FK Agrounija after the club's sponsor at that time. In 1994 the name become FK Inđija and it lasts til nowadays, exception was the period between 2001 and 2003 when for sponsorship reasons the clubs was known as FK Brazda Coop.

In 1941 they won the Novi Sad Football Subassociation First League.[1] Later during the SFR Yugoslavia period, the club competed mostly in the third national level. On several occasions it played the qualifiers for the Yugoslav Second League, until they finally achieved promotion in 1992. The next notable achievement was in season 2005–06 when they reached the quarter-finals of the Serbia and Montenegro Cup, and also won the Serbian league - group Vojvodina and got promoted to the Serbian First League (national second level).

In 2010, FK Inđija finished first in the Serbian First League and was promoted to the Serbian SuperLiga, Serbia's highest professional football league.

Honours[edit]

Serbian First League:

Novi Sad Football Subassociation:

  • Winner (1): 1941

Current squad[edit]

First team[edit]

As of 10 March 2018

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

No. Position Player
1 Serbia GK Bojan Knežević
2 Serbia DF Marko Nikolić
3 Serbia DF Nemanja Marković
4 Serbia DF Boško Gajić (on loan from Spartak Subotica)
5 Serbia DF Bojan Ciger
6 Serbia MF Saša Višnjić
7 Serbia FW Nikola Mojsilović
8 Serbia MF Miloš Milisavljević
9 Serbia FW Slađan Nikodijević
10 Croatia MF Mile Vujasin (captain)
11 Serbia MF Nemanja Lazić
12 Serbia GK Miloje Preković
No. Position Player
13 Serbia MF Uroš Galijaš
14 Serbia DF Bojan Mlađović
15 Serbia FW Ognjen Bjeličić
16 Serbia MF Ivan Rogač
17 Serbia DF Bojan Kovačević (vice-captain)
19 Serbia FW Andrija Majdevac
20 Serbia DF Miloš Plavšić
21 Serbia FW Nikola Anđelković
22 Serbia FW Nebojša Ivančević
23 Serbia FW Dušan Stoiljković
24 Serbia MF Boško Vraštanović
94 Serbia GK Dejan Stanivuković

B List[2][edit]

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

No. Position Player
Serbia GK Dušan Vojvodić
Serbia GK Luka Radotić
Serbia DF Stefan Kostić
Serbia MF Mihailo Banjac
Serbia MF Vojin Puzić
Serbia MF Nikola Unković
No. Position Player
Serbia FW Nemanja Mrđa
Serbia FW Stefan Ilić
Bosnia and Herzegovina FW Danko Radić
Serbia Dušan Isailović
Serbia Srđan Vučković
Serbia Miloš Tepavčević

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

No. Position Player
Serbia DF Milan Srbijanac (at Zlatibor Čajetina until the end of 2017–18 season)

For recent transfers, see List of Serbian football transfers winter 2017–18. For summer transfers, see List of Serbian football transfers summer 2017.

Notable players[edit]

Dragoljub Pejović was one of the most successful players of the club and later in his career his he played for FK Vojvodina and FK Hajduk Kula. Other players are Bojan Banjac who after playing with FK Inđija played for Lille in France, Ratko Vukčević who played for FK Obilić and Ljubiša Kekić. Altogether there have been 35 players from FK Inđija that played in top leagues, not only in Serbia but in other European leagues as well.

Players that played in the club and that have national team appearances are Bojan Neziri (Serbia), Jovan Tanasijević (Montenegro) and Zoran Janković (Bulgaria).[3]

Stadium[edit]

Stadion FK Inđija is a stadium among longest sport tradition in Srem and Vojvodina, it is located in near center of the town, near railroad station and main railroad direction Belgrade-Subotica-Budapest. It is built on a place where locomotive depot was at. For decades it is a center of main football and other sports in town.

At the time when FK " Železničar" was founded to today,FK Inđija, the pitch was made and with it wooden stands with a roof 600 was the capacity. Changing rooms were made in 1962.In 1970 the stands went under renovation because the wood started to fall apart. In 2006 the stadium got its today look When first built the stadium could hold up to 4,000 to 5,000 people. Over the years the capacity dropped due to safety precautions, the capacity fell to 3,500.

In 2006 FK Inđija has revealed plans for a new stadium, the capacity is going to be 10,000. When finished it will fulfill the club's ambitions. The Club's president has stated that FK Inđija goals are to be a standard club in the Serbian SuperLiga and to play in the UEFA Europa League. The new stadium is expected to fulfill UEFA's criteria for playing games in the UEFA Europa League, and is expected to be finished in 2012.

Fans[edit]

Fans of FK Indjija are called "Zelena Armija" which means "Green Army".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fudbal u Kraljevini Jugoslaviji, Sijić, pag. 126
  2. ^ Note: Including youth team members
  3. ^ FK Inđija at National-Football-Teams.com

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