KK Rabotnički

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Rabotnički
Rabotnički logo
NicknameШпедитери (Forwarders)
LeaguesMacedonian First League
Founded1946
ArenaGradski Park
Capacity2,000
LocationSkopje, North Macedonia
PresidentRisto Gapic
Head coachDimitar Mirakovski
Championships15 Championships of Macedonia
10 Macedonian Cups
Websitekkrabotnicki.mk

KK Rabotnički (Macedonian: КК Работнички) is a basketball club based in Skopje, North Macedonia. They currently play in the Macedonian First League. The club has won the Macedonian championship 15 times and the Macedonian Cup 10 times.

Fans of KK Rabotnički are known as City Park Boys.

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 15 league titles and 9 national cups.[1]

Honours[edit]

Domestic competitions[edit]

Macedonian Republic League

  • Winners (11): 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964

Macedonian Republic Cup

  • Winners (4): 1976, 1983, 1985, 1988

Macedonian League

  • Winners (15): 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2018

Macedonian Cup

  • Winners (10): 1993, 1994, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2015, 2019

Macedonian Super Cup Winner

  • Winners (2): 2001, 2011

European achievements Shield of the European Union.svg[edit]

FIBA Saporta Cup

FIBA Europe Conference South

Balkan International Basketball League

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Rabotnički roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
PF 2 North Macedonia Koskoski, Gabriel 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 20 – (1998-11-10)10 November 1998
G 3 United States Lescault, Hayden 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 27 – (1992-03-24)24 March 1992
F 5 United States Benjamin, Dwayne 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 26 – (1993-06-07)7 June 1993
PG 7 North Macedonia Netherlands Mladenović, Stefan 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 29 – (1990-06-28)28 June 1990
SG 8 North Macedonia Boškovski, Damjan 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 18 – (2001-01-18)18 January 2001
SG 9 North Macedonia Deolski, Andreja 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 19 – (2000-02-16)16 February 2000
G 10 North Macedonia Mitevski, Maksim 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 19 – (2000-02-18)18 February 2000
C 11 North Macedonia Nikolovski, Kiril Injured (C) 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 31 – (1988-06-09)9 June 1988
SG 19 North Macedonia Glavčev, Goran 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 26 – (1993-06-19)19 June 1993
PF 21 North Macedonia Serbia Atanasov, Teodor 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 23 – (1996-06-02)2 June 1996
PF 22 Serbia Mijatović, Danilo 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 106 kg (234 lb) 36 – (1983-08-06)6 August 1983
SG 25 North Macedonia Efremovski, Viktor 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 20 – (1998-10-21)21 October 1998
PF 28 North Macedonia Serbia Gligorijević, Stevan 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 21 – (1998-07-10)10 July 1998
C North Macedonia Mladenovski, Ljubomir 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 110 kg (243 lb) 24 – (1995-05-05)5 May 1995
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • North Macedonia Marko Dokuzovski

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 22 July 2019

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Ljubomir Mladenovski Stevan Gligorijević Kiril Nikolovski
PF Danilo Mijatović Teodor Atanasov Gabriel Koskoski
SF Dwayne Benjamin Viktor Efremovski
SG Goran Glavčev Stefan Mladenović Damjan Boškovski
PG Hayden Lescault Andreja Deolski Maksim Mitevski

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.

Seasons and results of Rabotnicki in Europe:

Rivalries[edit]

KK Rabotnički Skopje's fiercest and long standing city rival is MZT Skopje, the other large and popular basketball club in Macedonia. They also have supporters in the capital city. The rivalry started after the Independence of Macedonia, and the matches between these rivals have been labeled as the Eternal derby.

Team Mutual score
     Rabotnički 90
     MZT Skopje Aerodrom 62

Notable players[edit]

Head coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KK FERSPED-RABOTNICKI SKOPJE basketball team History".
  2. ^ http://kkrabotnicki.cubus.com.mk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=46&Itemid=120

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