Kometal Gjorče Petrov Skopje

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HC Gjorče Petrov
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Full nameŽenski rakometen klub
Gjorče Petrov
Founded1979
ArenaKocho Racin
Capacity1000
LeagueSkopsko Super League
2014–15Skopsko Super League
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Kometal Gjorče Petrov Skopje (Macedonian: Ракометен Клуб Кометал Ѓорче Петров) was a female handball club based in Skopje, the capital of Macedonia.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1979 under the name Handball Club Gjorče Petrov.[1] Since 1992, it had won 17 national championships 16 national cups, losing only the cup in 1994. The club won the EHF Champions League back in 2002 when they defeated Champions League Ferencvárosi TC.[2] They were also finalists in 2000 and 2005, and won the Champions Trophy once in 2002.[3] At one time, it was the most popular sports team in the country, having its own anthem song by Macedonian musicians and entertainers.[4] Kometal Gjorče Petrov stopped its work on 16 September 2011 when the central committee decided that there was no conditions for operation and existence.[5][6][7] Recently the club started to work and now exists as ZRK Gjorche and competes in Macedonian women's First League of Handball .It was shut for couple of years but it started working again,without its brandmark Kometal.

Accomplishments[edit]

Winners (17): 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Winners (16): 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Winners (1): 2002
Finalist (2): 2000 and 2005
1/4 Finalist (4):1997,1998,2004,2006
1/8 Finalist (5):1994,1996,2007,2008,2009
Winners (1): 2002
Semi Final (1) : 2004

Team[edit]

  • Republic of Macedonia Puteska
  • Republic of Macedonia M.Jovanovska
  • Republic of Macedonia Nikolovska
  • Republic of Macedonia Jovcheska
  • Republic of Macedonia Kuzmanova
  • Republic of Macedonia Rajkovchevska
  • Republic of Macedonia A.Nikolovska
  • Republic of Macedonia Gligorovska
  • Republic of Macedonia Zdravkovska
  • Republic of Macedonia Martinovska
  • Republic of Macedonia Tasevska
  • Republic of Macedonia Ristovska
  • Republic of Macedonia Srbinovska
  • Republic of Macedonia Jovancheva
  • Republic of Macedonia Stalevska
  • Republic of Macedonia Petleska

Notable players[edit]

Republic of Macedonia Mileva Velkova

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-09-07. Retrieved 2008-09-07.
  2. ^ http://www.ehfcl.com/women/2001-02/rounds/7
  3. ^ http://www.ehfcl.com/women/2008-09/clubs/1987/HC+Kometal+Gjorce+Petrov
  4. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVt3X7Q6EsQ
  5. ^ http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15957546,00.html
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-17. Retrieved 2011-10-17.
  7. ^ http://www.eurohandball.com/article/011682

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