KK Karpoš Sokoli

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Karpoš Sokoli
Karpoš Sokoli logo
NicknameSokoli (Falcons)
LeaguesMacedonian Second League
Founded31 December 1996; 22 years ago (1996-12-31)
History1996–2003
Sokoli
2003–2004
Laško Pivo Sokoli
2004–2005
Soko Štark Karpoš
2005–2006
Toa Sum Jas
2006–2008
Lisici Karpoš
2008–present
Karpoš Sokoli
ArenaBoris Trajkovski Sports Center
Capacity8,000
LocationSkopje, North Macedonia
Team colorsBlue and Yellow
         
PresidentOgnen Dedić
Head coachAngel Tasevski
Championships1 Macedonian Cup
Websitewww.kksokoli.mk
Uniforms

Karpoš Sokoli (Macedonian: Карпош Соколи)[1] is a basketball club[2] based in Skopje, North Macedonia. They currently play[3] in the Macedonian Second League.[4]

For the first time in their history, Karpoš Sokoli was invited to the ABA League for the 2016–17 season which is considered to be the largest success of the club so far.

History[edit]

Beginnings[edit]

KK Karpoš has been established on 31 December 1996. From the 2000–01 season the club is participating in the first league of Macedonia and the name of the well known basketball academy "Sokoli" has been added to the club's name. Since then the club's name is Karpoš Sokoli 2000 Skopje.

Despite all the difficulties through the past decades, Karpoš Sokoli are, thanks to the enthusiasm and persistence of its founder Ognen Dedić, one of only few clubs that have managed to maintain continuity in senior competitions, while not neglecting the successful work with youth categories, which was club's trademark from its beginnings.

Glory Days[edit]

From the 2012–13 season the Municipality of Karpoš started to finance the basketball club and since the May 2015 it became a shareholder of the club. Since then, the Club has started to develop with respectable intensity. Every new season the club is achieving better and better results.

The most successful season in club's history so far is the 2015–16 season, when the club reached the finals of Macedonian National Cup and Semi-finals of the Macedonian National Championship, after finishing as runners-up in the regular part of the season.

For the first time in their history, Karpoš Sokoli managed to achieve the promotion to the ABA League for the 2016–17 season, which is considered to be the largest success of the club so far.

On 19 February 2017, the club won its first national title by defeating Feni Industries in the final of the Macedonian Basketball Cup.[5]


Honours[edit]

Domestic Achievements[edit]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

KK Karpoš Sokoli roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
1 North Macedonia Dimitrieski, Milan 24 – (1994-09-25)25 September 1994
PG 2 North Macedonia Jakimovski, Damjan 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 23 – (1995-11-14)14 November 1995
PG 5 North Macedonia Najdovski, Darko 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 25 – (1994-04-15)15 April 1994
6 North Macedonia Sazdovski, Dimitrij 19 – (1999-09-24)24 September 1999
11 North Macedonia Bašoski, Darko 24 – (1995-02-22)22 February 1995
F 14 North Macedonia Taskov, Oliver 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 22 – (1997-05-08)8 May 1997
SF 99 North Macedonia Zarevski, Nikola 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 21 – (1998-08-19)19 August 1998
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Physiotherapist(s)
  • North Macedonia Petar Todorovski

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 22 August 2017

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Oliver Taskov
PF
SF Nikola Zarevski
SG
PG Darko Najdovski Damjan Jakimovski

Notable players[edit]

To appear in this section, a player must have either:
  • Played at least one full season for the club.
  • Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club.
  • Played at least one official international match for their national team at any time.
  • To perform very successfully during period in the club or at later/previous stages of his career.

Head coaches[edit]

KK Karpoš Sokoli in European competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://basketball.eurobasket.com/team/FYR-Macedonia/Karpos_Sokoli_2000_Skopje/3388
  2. ^ http://www.kksokoli.mk/pocetna
  3. ^ http://basketball.realgm.com/international/league/26/Bulgarian-NBL/team/1442/Karpos-Sokoli
  4. ^ http://aba-liga.com/Teams/KKKarpo%C5%A1Sokoli.aspx<
  5. ^ "Karpos Sokoli roll past Feni Industris to win the Macedonian Cup, Dominik Mavra gets the MVP award". Eurobasket.com. 20 February 2017.

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