KK Rabotnički

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Rabotnički
Rabotnički logo
NicknameШпедитери (Forwarders)
LeaguesMacedonian League
Founded1946
ArenaSRC Kale
SC Gradski Park
Capacity2,300
LocationSkopje, North Macedonia
Team colorsRed and White
   
PresidentRisto Gapić
Team managerGjorgji Čekovski
Head coachToni Simić
Championships15 Championships of Macedonia
10 Macedonian Cups
Websitekkrabotnicki.mk
Active departments of Sports Club Rabotnichki
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KK Rabotnički (Macedonian: КК Работнички) is a basketball club based in Skopje, North Macedonia. They currently play in the Macedonian First League and ABA League Second Division. 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 or simply The Boys , the reds or the mighty reds.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1946 in Skopje. In 1964, KK Rabotnički became a member of the first federal "A" league in the former Federation of six republics Yugoslavia and competed there on a regular basis until 1990. In the 1991–92 season, the team played in the Federal YUBA Liga. They have never won a Federal championship but they were finalists in the Federal Yugoslav Cup on two occasions in 1976 and 1983. Since the Macedonian Republic League became the new Macedonian First League, Rabotnički have been the most successful Macedonian basketball team of all time, winning a record 15 league titles and 9 national cups.[1]

Honours[edit]

Domestic competitions Coat of arms of the President of North Macedonia.svg[edit]

Macedonian Republic League

  • Winners (9): 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 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
SG North Macedonia Aleksandrovski, Jovan 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 20 – (2001-10-05)5 October 2001
PF North Macedonia Kakruki, Valmir 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 21 – (2000-09-20)20 September 2000
PG United States Jackson, Paul 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 25 – (1996-05-20)20 May 1996
SG North Macedonia Markovski, Gorjan 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 29 – (1992-06-19)19 June 1992
SF North Macedonia Mamuzić, Ranko 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 23 – (1998-01-30)30 January 1998
G/F North Macedonia Dimitrovski, Ljubiša 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 19 – (2002-02-25)25 February 2002
PF France Louiserre, Romain 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 27 – (1994-05-07)7 May 1994
SF Bosnia and Herzegovina Mustafica, Nedim 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 30 – (1991-08-27)27 August 1991
C Serbia Macura, Miloš 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 31 – (1990-07-22)22 July 1990
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • North Macedonia Andrej Lečić Apostolski
Team manager

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 15 April 2021

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench
C Miloš Macura
PF Romain Louiserre Valmir Kakruki
SF Nedim Mustafica Ranko Mamuzić
SG Gorjan Markovski Jovan Aleksandrovski
PG Paul Jackson Ljubiša Dimitrovski

Retired numbers[edit]

KK Rabotnički retired numbers
No. Player Position Tenure
13 Blagoja Georgievski PG 1968–1984

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 1990s. They competed for eleven seasons in four different cups.

BIBL League Seasons Shield of the European Union.svg

  • 2009: (7-5) 2nd Silver medal with cup.svg
  • 2010: (3-7) 9th

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 89
  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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