FK Jonava

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FK Jonava
FK Jonava logo.svg
Full name Futbolo klubas Jonava
Founded 1991
Ground Central Stadium of Jonava
Ground Capacity 1,008
Chairman Rita Bagdonienė [1]
Manager Donatas Vencevičius
League A Lyga
2016 6th
Website Club home page
Current season

Football Club Jonava, previously (1996-2016) known as FK Lietava, are a Lithuanian professional football club based in Jonava. The club gained promotion to the A lyga as champions of the I Lyga in 2015, returning to the top division after a prolonged absence. On November 26 they broke their 5-game losing streak by beating Suduva 3–2.

The club was founded in 1991 as Azotas. The name Lietava was adopted in 1996.

Name history[edit]

Logo of FK Lietava used until 2016
  • 1991 – Azotas
  • 1994 – Achema-Lietava
  • 1996 – Lietava
  • 2017 – Jonava

Stadium[edit]

Jonava Stadium

Central Stadium of Jonava is the multi-purpose stadium in Jonava used by Lietava Jonava.

The seating capacity is going to be expanded to 3,000.[2] Near the stadium is an outdoor pond, which can be used for water events.[citation needed]

Honours[edit]

  • I Lyga:
    • Winners(4):
      • 1992–93, 1998–99, 2012, 2015

Kit[edit]

FK Lietava Jonava colours are blue and black, therefore the kit is blue jersey and black shorts and socks. Away kits are usually plain blue.

Home kit
Away kit

Kit manufacturer[edit]

Kit manufacturer

Germany Adidas

Sponsors[edit]

Sponsors

Lithuania Achema
Lithuania Gaschema
Lithuania Transachema
Lithuania Iremas
Lithuania Arma

Kit manufacturer

Germany Adidas

Seasons[edit]

Season Tier Place LFF Cup stage
1990 II (East) 4
1991 III (East) 3
1991–92 III (South) 1
1992–93 II 1 1/16 f.
1993–94 II 9 1/8 f.
1994–95 II 6 1/16 f.
1995–96 II 10 1/16 f.
1996–97 II 10
1997–98 II 4 1/16 f.
1998–99 II 1 1/16 f.
1999-00 II 7 1/8 f.
2000–01 II 5
2001–02 II 5 1/4 f
2002–03 II 8 1/16 f.
2003 II 11 1/8 f.
2004 II 7
2005 II 9 1/8 f.
2006 II 14 1/8 f.
2007 II 5 1/16 f.
2008 II 8 1/8 f.
2009 II 7 1/32 f.
2010–11 II 5 1/32 f.
2011 II 5 1/16 f.
2012 II 1 1/4 f.
2013 II 7 1/32 f.
2014 II 7 1/32 f.
2015 II 1 1/4 f.
2016 I 6

Squad[edit]

As of 12 May 2017[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 Lithuania DF Benas Spietinis
3 Lithuania DF Julius Aleksandravičius
4 Lithuania MF Martynas Dapkus
5 Belarus DF Eduard Zhevnerov
8 Lithuania MF Tautvydas Eliošius
9 Lithuania FW Marius Ganusauskas
10 Lithuania MF Tomas Salamanavičius
11 Lithuania FW Laurynas Stonkus
13 Lithuania DF Gytis Vasylius
14 Ukraine FW Maksym Marusych
No. Position Player
15 Lithuania MF Karolis Šilkaitis
19 Belarus DF Kirill Aleksiyan
21 Lithuania MF Arnas Paškevičius
30 Lithuania GK Povilas Valinčius
77 Lithuania FW Klaudijus Upstas
90 Lithuania MF Tadas Eliošius
94 Lithuania MF Artūras Rocys
98 Lithuania MF Edgaras Makarovas
Ukraine MF Kyrylo Silich

Famous players[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Staff[edit]

Position Name
Director Lithuania Aironas Morkūnas
Head Coach Lithuania Donatas Vencevičius
Assistant Coach Lithuania Marius Bezykornovas
Assistant Coach Lithuania Mindaugas Čepas
Assistant Coach Lithuania Paulius Ragauskas
Goalkeeping Coach Lithuania Artūras Ramoška
Coach Lithuania Eisvinas Utyra

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.fkjonava.lt/naujiena/?id=233
  2. ^ www.futbolinis.lt
  3. ^ "Komanda" (in Lithuanian). FK Jonava. Retrieved 4 March 2017. 

http://www.livescore.cz/team.php?teamid=199532

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