KK Rabotnički

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Rabotnički
Rabotnički logo
Nickname Шпедитери (Forwarders)
Leagues FIBA Europe Cup
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


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 competitions[edit]

Macedonian Republic League

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

Macedonian League

  • Winners (14): 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009

Macedonian Cup

  • Winners (13): 1976, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2015

Macedonian Super Cup Winner

  • Winners (1): 2011

European achievements[edit]

FIBA Saporta Cup

FIBA Europe Conference South

Balkan International Basketball League

Current roster[edit]

KK Rabotnički roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
PF 0 Republic of Macedonia Krstevski, Bojan 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 28 – (1989-06-04)4 June 1989
PG 4 Republic of Macedonia Jordanovski, Andrej 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 17 – (2000-01-04)4 January 2000
PG 5 Republic of Macedonia Mirakovski, Dimitar (C) 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 36 – (1981-05-14)14 May 1981
SG 6 Republic of Macedonia Krstevski, Damjan 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 18 – (1999-06-30)30 June 1999
SG 7 Republic of Macedonia Deolski, Andreja 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 17 – (2000-02-16)16 February 2000
SG 8 Republic of Macedonia Nikolić, Petar 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 24 – (1993-09-25)25 September 1993
C 9 Republic of Macedonia Čekovski, Gjorgji 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 37 – (1979-12-11)11 December 1979
SF 10 United States Ginyard, Marcus 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 30 – (1987-05-08)8 May 1987
C 11 Republic of Macedonia Nikolovski, Kiril 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 29 – (1988-06-09)9 June 1988
PF 12 Republic of Macedonia Temelkovski, Slavčo 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 17 – (2000-10-17)17 October 2000
PG 15 United States Robinson, Russell 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 31 – (1986-01-24)24 January 1986
SG 20 Bulgaria Kostov, Chavdar 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 29 – (1988-04-18)18 April 1988
SF 25 Republic of Macedonia Efremovski, Viktor 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 19 – (1998-10-21)21 October 1998
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Team manager

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 2017-09-21

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Bojan Krstevski Kiril Nikolovski
PF Gjorgji Čekovski Slavčo Temelkovski
SF Marcus Ginyard Viktor Efremovski Damjan Krstevski
SG Chavdar Kostov Petar Nikolić Andreja Deolski
PG Russell Robinson Dimitar Mirakovski Andrej Jordanovski

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 80
     MZT Skopje Aerodrom 55

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]

Supporters[edit]

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

References[edit]

External links[edit]