FK Shkupi

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Shkupi
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Full name Klubi Futbollistik Shkupi
Nickname(s) Pellumbat,(Pigeons; Гулаби)
Founded 2012
Ground Čair Stadium,
Čair, Skopje
Ground Capacity 6,000
Chairman Ejup Ademi
Manager Ardijan Nuhiji
League Macedonian First League
2016–17 8th
Website Club website

FK Shkupi (Macedonian: ФК Шкупи, Albanian: KF Shkupi) is a football club, playing in Čair in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. The club is playing in the Macedonian First League.

History[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 31 August 2017

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

No. Position Player
1 Republic of Macedonia GK Suat Zendeli (captain)
2 Republic of Macedonia FW Besir Ramadani
4 Republic of Macedonia DF Edis Maliqi
5 Republic of Macedonia MF Muharem Bajrami
6 Republic of Macedonia DF Sedat Berisha
8 Republic of Macedonia MF Bunjamin Shabani
10 France FW Emmanuel Mbella
11 Republic of Macedonia MF Fatih Ismaili
12 Republic of Macedonia GK Burhan Mustafa
14 Republic of Macedonia MF Omar Imeri
16 Republic of Macedonia DF Besart Krivanjeva
17 Republic of Macedonia FW Husein Demiri
18 Republic of Macedonia MF Fisnik Zuka
No. Position Player
19 Republic of Macedonia FW Alen Jasharoski
20 Republic of Macedonia MF Ermedin Adem
21 Republic of Macedonia DF Altin Sefo
22 Kosovo MF Shqiprim Taipi (on loan from Shkëndija)
23 Republic of Macedonia MF Kristijan Stojkovski
25 Republic of Macedonia Djavid Mamuti
29 Republic of Macedonia MF Shpend Asani (on loan from Shkëndija)
Republic of Macedonia GK Amir Jashar
Republic of Macedonia GK Marjan Madjaroski
Montenegro DF Ivan Fatić
Republic of Macedonia DF Dimitrija Lazarevski
Republic of Macedonia DF Samir Shabani
Republic of Macedonia MF Armend Gashi

Supporters[edit]

The team's supporters are the Shvercerat which were officially established in 1989 in Čair in Skopje. Shvercerat is Albanian for "Smugglers". Shvercerat were also the same supporters of the predecessor club FK Sloga Jugomagnat before the merger to the current club FK Shkupi. Similarly to FK Shkëndija, FK Shkupi is an Albanian oriented club, with the supporters being Albanian and also part of the TKZ ultras group that supports Albania in international football.

On February 13, 2011, a large gathering of FK Vardar supporters, Komiti, congregated at the Skopje Fortress to protect a construction site on the grounds of the fortress.[1] A large group of the Shvercerat, who were against the government building on the area of the old fortress, broke through the police line and forced the Komiti out of the Skopje Fortress.[2][3][1] The construction site was seized by the Shvercerat[2] until police successfully took control and arrested Omer Bunjaku, a leading figure of the Schvecerat.[3]

The Shvercerat are known for taking rival team supporter's banner. They have succeeded in taking the "Кратово" banner of FK Sileks, the "Вojвoди" banner of FK Teteks and the "Комити Запад" banner of FK Vardar.[4][5] With, and also, a strong Albanian nationalist background like Shkëndija, many Macedonians fear that they could become a threat for the safety of Macedonia.

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Stojanovski, Filip (15 February 2011). "Macedonia: Violent Inter-Ethnic Incident on Skopje Fortress". Global Voices. Retrieved 31 March 2015. a group of “supporters” of the building of the church (i.e., a Macedonian football fan group Komiti), and a group of “supporters” of its destruction (i.e., an Albanian football fan group Shverceri) gathered on the same location 
  2. ^ a b "INCIDENT NE KALA TE SHKUPIT – ИНЦИДЕНТ ВО СКОПСКО КАЛЕ" on YouTube
  3. ^ a b "OMER BUNJAKU I ARTAN GRUBI" on YouTube
  4. ^ "Shvercerat vazhdojnë të sundojnë FYROM-in". http://tfsh.ml. 9 April 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2015.  External link in |newspaper= (help)
  5. ^ Last, First (2015). Shvercerat banner collection (Type). Location: Publisher. p. 1. Publisher ID. Archived from the original on 2015-04-18. 

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