KK Rabotnički

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KK Rabotnički
KK Rabotnički logo
Nickname Шпедитери (Forwarders)
Leagues Macedonian First League
Founded 1946
Arena Gradski Park
(capacity: 2,000)
Location Skopje, Macedonia
Team colors Red and White
         
President Risto Gapic
Head coach Marin Dokuzovski
Championships 14 Championships of Macedonia
9 Macedonian Cups
Website kkrabotnicki.mk
Uniforms
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KK Rabotnički (Macedonian: КК Работнички) is a basketball club based in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. They currently play in the Macedonian First League.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1946, in Skopje. In 1964 it becomes member of the first federal "A" league in the former Federation of six Republics Yugoslavia and competes there on a regular basis until 1990. In the 1991-92 season, the team played in the Federal YUBA Liga. Although, they never won a Federal championship they were finalist in the Federal Yugoslav Cup on two occasions: 1976 and 1983. Since the transformation of the Macedonian Republic League in to Macedonian First League, Rabotnički are the most successful Macedonian basketball team of all time, winning a record 14 league titles and 9 national cups.[1]


Honours[edit]

Domestic achievements[edit]

  • Macedonian Republic League Champion - 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964
  • Macedonian League Champion - 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009
  • Macedonian Cup Winner - 1976, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2015
  • Macedonian Super Cup Winner - 2011

European achievements[edit]

In the 1975-76 season, Rabotnički was semi-finalist in the European Cup Winners' Cup.[2]

Current roster[edit]

KK Rabotnički roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Age
PG 5 Republic of Macedonia Mirakovski, Dimitar (C) 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 35 – (1981-05-14)14 May 1981
F 6 Republic of Macedonia Stankov, Nenad 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 24 – (1992-01-16)16 January 1992
SG 8 Republic of Macedonia Nikolić, Petar 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 23 – (1993-09-25)25 September 1993
SF 9 Republic of Macedonia Efremovski, Viktor 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 17 – (1998-10-21)21 October 1998
F 11 Republic of Macedonia Tasovski, Dime 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 35 – (1980-11-02)2 November 1980
C 22 Republic of Macedonia Čekovski, Gjorgji 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 36 – (1979-12-11)11 December 1979
PG Republic of Macedonia Ilievski, Vlado 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 36 – (1980-01-19)19 January 1980
F Republic of Macedonia Maslinko, Andrej 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 19 – (1997-05-20)20 May 1997
C Republic of Macedonia Pavlovski, Kiril 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 33 – (1983-09-18)18 September 1983
C Serbia Mišanović, Nenad 2.17 m (7 ft 1 in) 106 kg (234 lb) 32 – (1984-06-11)11 June 1984
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Team manager

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 2016-09-09

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Nenad Mišanović Kiril Pavlovski
PF Gjorgji Čekovski Andrej Maslinko
SF Dime Tasovski Nenad Stankov
SG Vlado Ilievski Viktor Efremovski
PG Dimitar Mirakovski Petar Nikolić

KK Rabotnicki in European competitions[edit]

In their rich European history KK Rabotnicki competed in many European competitions. Their most successful period was in the 90's. They competed for eleven seasons in four different cups. FEC=FIBA Europe Eurocup (ex FIBA-Europe League) once, FCC=FIBA-Europe Eurocup Challenge (ex FIBA-Europe Cup) twice, FKC=FIBA Korac Cup once, FSC=FIBA Saporta Cup (ex Cup Winners' Cup, European Cup)four times, and FSL=FIBA Suproleague (ex Champions' Cup, EuroLeague) three times.

Seasons and results of Rabotnicki in Europe:

  • 2004/05 FEC R1 (Grp A): Unics Kazan (RUS), 95-99 & 53-87*

R1 (Grp A): Kaposvar Basket (HUN), Kaposvar quit R1 (Grp A): ECM Nymburk (CZE), 102-86 & 60-84* R1 (Grp A): Hapoel Galil Elyon (ISR), 87-92* & 97-109 R1 (Grp A): Fenerbahce Istanbul (TUR), 60-109* & 67-79 R1 (Grp A): CSKA Sofia (BUL), 84-97* & 82-81 R1 (Grp A): Kiev Basket (UKR), 62-88 & 73-102*

  • 2003/04 FCC [S] QR (Grp B): Fenerbahce Istanbul (TUR), 91-87 & 65-80*

[S] QR (Grp B): CSU Ploiesti (ROM), 46-60* & 75-66 [S] PO: APOEL Nicosia (CYP), 100-93* & 81-77 [S] FF-SF: Keravnos Nicosia (CYP), 96-75** [S] FF-FL: Tuborg Izmir (TUR), 78-80**

  • 2002/03 FCC [S] QR (Grp A): Peristeri Athens (GRE), 59-72 & 72-85*

[S] QR (Grp A): Vojvodina Novi Sad (SRB), 77-102* & 81-83 [S] QR (Grp A): Karsiyaka Izmir (TUR), 66-96 & 91-99* [S] QR (Grp A): Hapoel Jerusalem (ISR), 64-90* & 89-90 [S] QR (Grp A): Yambol 92 Basket (BUL), 75-69 & 73-85*

  • 2000/01 FKC Q1: KK Aleksandrovac (BIH), 63-71 & 70-70*
  • 1999/00 FSC R1 (Grp D): Bosna Sarajevo (BIH), 52-59* & 51-82

R1 (Grp D): Saski Baskonia Vitoria (ESP), 57-73 & 49-70* R1 (Grp D): PSG Racing Paris (FRA), 43-83* & 57-70 R1 (Grp D): Illiabum Ilhavo (POR), 68-76 & 68-67* R1 (Grp D): KC Pruszkow (POL), 64-65 & 41-84*

  • 1997/98 FSC R1 (Grp A): Torpan Pojat Helsinki (FIN), 80-81 & 55-85*

R1 (Grp A): Joventut Badalona (ESP), 72-105* & 55-70 R1 (Grp A): MBK Odessa (UKR), 57-77 & 63-78* R1 (Grp A): Tofas Bursa (TUR), 47-73* & 76-77 R1 (Grp A): Zemaitijos Olimpas Plunge (LTU), 70-86* & 78-88

  • 1996/97 FSC R1 (Grp A): ASK Riga (LVA), 80-99* & 84-97

R1 (Grp A): WTK Wloclawek (POL), 76-82* & 86-88 R1 (Grp A): Victoria Libertas Pesaro (ITA), 77-95* & 78-71 R1 (Grp A): Savinjski Polzela (SVN), 89-91 & 66-74* R1 (Grp A): Fenerbahce Istanbul (TUR), 78-84 & 61-90*

  • 1995/96 FSL Q1: Budivelnik Kiev (UKR), 65-64 & 69-83*
  • 1994/95 FSL Q1: Honved Budapest (HUN), 82-99* & 73-64
  • 1993/94 FSL Q1: Honved Budapest (HUN), 73-61 & 79-74*

R1: EB Pau-Orthez (FRA), 74-86 & 89-91* FSC Q3: Den Helder Basket (NED), 76-92* & 85-62 QF (Grp A): Saski Baskonia Vitoria (ESP), 90-113* & 102-97 QF (Grp A): Tofas Bursa (TUR), 109-107 & 87-92* QF (Grp A): Olimpija Ljubljana (SVN), 77-89* & 66-80 QF (Grp A): Bellinzona Basket (SUI), 70-87* & 92-94 QF (Grp A): KK Split (CRO), 85-91 & 74-82*

  • 1975/76 FSC QF (Grp A): Olympiakos Piraeus (GRE), 90-79 & 71-91*

QF (Grp A): CSKA Sofia (BUL), 117-88 & 84-90* QF (Grp A): Tours Basket (FRA), 83-99* & 107-90 SF: Olimpia Milano (ITA), 67-90* & 104-89


Supporters[edit]

  • KK Rabotnički fans are known as 'City Park Boys' .

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Notable former players[edit]

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