Sport in Montenegro

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The Sports in Montenegro revolves mostly around team sports, such as football, basketball, water polo, volleyball, and handball. Other sports involved are boxing, tennis, swimming, judo, karate, athletics, table tennis, and chess.
Most popular sport is football. Among many great players from Montenegro were Dejan Savićević, Predrag Mijatović, Mirko Vučinić or Stevan Jovetić. Montenegrin national football team, founded at 2006, played in playoffs for UEFA Euro 2012, which is the biggest success in the history of national team.
Water polo is often considered the national sport. Montenegro's national team is one of the top ranked teams in the world, winning the gold medal at the 2008 Men's European Water Polo Championship in Málaga, Spain, and winning the gold medal at the 2009 FINA Men's Water Polo World League, which was held in Montenegrin capital, Podgorica. Montenegrin team PVK Primorac from Kotor became a champion of Europe at the LEN Euroleague 2009 in Rijeka, Croatia.
The Montenegro national basketball team is also known for good performances and had won a lot of medals in the past as part of the Yugoslavia national basketball team. In 2006, the Basketball Federation of Montenegro along with this team joined the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) on its own, following the Independence of Montenegro. Montenegro participated on two Eurobaskets until now.
Among women sports, the national handball team is the most successful, having won the 2012 European Championship and finishing as runner-ups at the 2012 Summer Olympics. ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica won two times EHF Champions League.

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National competitions[edit]

Leagues and Cups[edit]

Among many leagues and other national competitions in Montenegro, most popular are football, basketball, handball, volleyball and water polo. Since independence, Montenegrin clubs played in the competitions of SFR Yugoslavia, FR Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro. After 2006, Montenegrin sports federations founded their own national leagues and cups.
Below is a list with all leagues and cups in the system of Montenegrin national competitions.

Sport Competitions
Football (men)
Montenegrin First League
Montenegrin Second League
Montenegrin Third League
Montenegrin Cup
Montenegrin Regional Cups
Football (women)
Montenegrin Women's League
Montenegrin Cup (women)
Basketball (men)
Montenegrin Basketball League
Prva B Liga
Montenegrin Basketball Cup
Basketball (women)
First А Women's Basketball League of Montenegro
Montenegrin Women's Basketball Cup
Handball (men)
Montenegrin First League of Men's Handball
Montenegrin Second League of Men's Handball
Montenegrin Men's Handball Cup
Handball (women)
Montenegrin First League of Women's Handball
Montenegrin Women's Handball Cup
Volleyball (men)
Montenegrin Volleyball League
Montenegrin volleyball Cup
Volleyball (women)
Montenegrin women's volley league
Montenegrin women's volleyball Cup
Water polo
Montenegrin First League of Water Polo
Montenegrin Second League of Water Polo
Montenegrin Water Polo Cup

Champions and Cup winners[edit]

At the end of every season, champions and Cup winners from Montenegrin national competitions are playing in European competitions. Many of them have important roles in eurocups, especially in basketball, women handball, water polo and volleyball.
During the history, Montenegrin clubs won the titles in Yugoslav competitions, and especially successful were clubs as KK Budućnost Podgorica, ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica, RK Lovćen and PVK Jadran.
Below are the lists of champion and Cup-winner titles by Montenegrin clubs in every team-sport. Titles from Yugoslav Leagues are also included.

Football[edit]

Men[edit]
Main article: Montenegrin Cup

Most successful club in domestic Montenegrin football competitions is FK Rudar Pljevlja, with two champion titles and four Cups. Historically, most successful clubs and today most popular are FK Budućnost Podgorica and FK Sutjeska Nikšić, which were members of Yugoslav First League.

Club Champions Winning Years Cup winners Winning Years
FK Rudar Pljevlja
2
2009–10, 2014–15
4
2006-07, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2015–16
FK Budućnost Podgorica
2
2007–08, 2011–12
1
2012–13
FK Mogren Budva
2
2008–09, 2010–11
1
2007-08
FK Sutjeska Nikšić
2
2012–13, 2013–14
-
FK Mladost Podgorica
1
2015–16
1
2014–15
FK Zeta Golubovci
1
2006–07
-
FK Lovćen Cetinje
-
1
2013–14
OFK Petrovac
-
1
2008-09
FK Čelik Nikšić
-
1
2011–12
Women[edit]

Women's football is the youngest of all team-sports in Montenegro. First national competition was held in 2008, and until now most successful club is ŽFK Ekonomist Nikšić with five champion trophies and one Cup winner title.

Club Champions Winning Years Cup winners Winning Years
ŽFK Ekonomist Nikšić
5
2010–11, 2011-12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15
1
2015–16
ŽFK Palma Podgorica
2
2008-09, 2009-10
-
ŽFK Breznica Pljevlja
1
2015-16
-

Basketball[edit]

Men[edit]

Among Montenegrin basketball clubs, notable successes had KK Budućnost Podgorica, who held numerous champion titles of Yugoslavia and Montenegro, with few successful seasons in FIBA and ULEB Euroleague. KK Budućnost won all champion titles in independent Montenegro and three titles in former Yugoslavia. KK Sutjeska Nikšić won one Cup-winner trophy, and all the others were won by KK Budućnost.

Club Champions Winning Years Cup winners Winning Years
KK Budućnost Podgorica
13
1998-99, 1999-00, 2000–01, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
12
1995-96, 1997–98, 2000–01, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015-16
KK Sutjeska Nikšić
-
1
2012-13
Women[edit]

Most successful women's basketball club is ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica, who is the only Montenegrin team with champion titles from Yugoslav League. Except Budućnost, notable successes had ŽKK Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje.

Club Champions Winning Years Cup winners Winning Years
ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica
9
2000-01, 2001–02, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
8
2006-07, 2007–08, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015-16
ŽKK Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje
3
2008-09, 2009–10, 2010–11
2
2008-09, 2009–10

Handball[edit]

Men[edit]

With most titles in domestic competitions, but with trophies from Yugoslav League and Cup too, RK Lovćen Cetinje is most successful Montenegrin men's handball club. Except them, six other clubs won the national trophies since 2006.

Club Champions Winning Years Cup winners Winning Years
RK Lovćen Cetinje
7
1999-00, 2000–01, 2006-07, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15
9
2001-02, 2002–03, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15
RK Budućnost Podgorica
2
2008-09, 2009-10
-
RK Berane
1
2007-08
1
2006-07
RK Budvanska rivijera Budva
1
2015-16
-
RK Mojkovac
1
2010-11
-
RK Sutjeska Nikšić -
1
2007-08
RK Boka Tivat -
1
2015-16
Women[edit]

The most-trophied and most successful Montenegrin club is ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica. It's one of two clubs from Montenegro which won European Champions League in team-sports (twice), and the only club which won all the titles in Montenegrin women's handball. ŽRK Budućnost is all-time most successful club in SFR Yugoslavia, FR Yugoslavia and Montenegro.

Club Champions Winning Years Cup winners Winning Years
ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
28
1984–85, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1991–92, 1992–93, 1993-1994, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999-00, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
21
1983–84, 1988–89, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1999-00, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16

Volleyball[edit]

Men[edit]

Traditionally, OK Budvanska Rivijera Budva and OK Budućnost Podgorica were two successful Montenegrin volleyball clubs in former Yugoslav competitions. Since 2006, two teams dominated in Montenegrin competitions too, but majority of trophies won Budvanska Rivijera.

Club Champions Winning Years Cup winners Winning Years
OK Budvanska Rivijera Budva
9
2000–01, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
9
2000–01, 2001–02, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
OK Budućnost Podgorica
5
2001-02, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08
4
1999-00, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008-09
Women[edit]

Among Montenegrin women's volleyball clubs, four won at least one national trophy. Most successful club is ŽOK Luka Bar, who was the only Montenegrin club which in the past participated in Yugoslav elite competitions, too.

Club Champions Winning Years Cup winners Winning Years
ŽOK Luka Bar
7
2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
6
2006–07, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15
ŽOK Galeb Bar
2
2009–10, 2010–11
2
2009–10, 2015–16
ŽOK Budućnost Podgorica
1
2011–12
-
AOK Rudar Pljevlja
-
2
2007-08, 2008–09

Water polo[edit]

During the era of SFR Yugoslavia, first national titles won by Montenegrin clubs were in water polo. During the history, there are three extremely successful water polo clubs from Montenegro - PVK Jadran Herceg Novi, VK Primorac Kotor and VK Budva. All that clubs are holders of both national trophies - from Yugoslavia and from Montenegrin competitions. Except that, VK Primorac was a champion of Europe.

Club Champions Winning Years Cup winners Winning Years
PVK Jadran Herceg Novi
12
1957-58, 1958–59, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015-16
10
2003-04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
VK Primorac Kotor
3
1985-86, 2006–07, 2007–08
3
1985-86, 2002–03, 2009–10
VK Budva
3
1993-94, 2010–11, 2012–13
2
2008-09, 2010–11

Main rivalries and derbies[edit]

Football[edit]

Main article: Montenegrin Derby

In every sport, there is one big sport rivalry in Montenegro. Most known is football rivalry between FK Budućnost Podgorica and FK Sutjeska Nikšić, known as Montenegrin Derby.
Other traditional football rivalry is between FK Budućnost and FK Lovćen Cetinje, because two clubs are playing important games since the 1920s.
In period 2000-2009, there was a huge interest for Podgorica rivalry between FK Budućnost and FK Zeta, and in period 2008-2014 there was another important local derby in top-tier competition, between teams from Nikšić - FK Sutjeska and FK Čelik Nikšić.
From 2006, among important games is FK Budućnost - FK Rudar Pljevlja match.

Other sports[edit]

Today, main derby in basketball is between KK Budućnost Podgorica and KK Sutjeska Nikšić. During the 90's, Montenegrin basketball derby was between KK Budućnost and KK Lovćen Cetinje.
During the decades, handball derby in Montenegro is between RK Lovćen Cetinje and RK Berane. In period 2008-2010, main rivalry was between RK Lovćen and RK Budućnost Podgorica.
Since the 90's, OK Budućnost Podgorica and OK Budvanska Rivijera Budva are playing Montenegrin volleyball derby. At the start of new century (2001), on derby game in Podgorica was recorded the highest all-time attendance in Yugoslav volleyball league (7,500).
Finally, eternal Montenegrin water polo derby is game between VK Primorac Kotor and PVK Jadran Herceg Novi.

Montenegrin clubs in regional competitions[edit]

At the beginning of the 21st century, on the territory of former Yugoslavia started process of founding regional sport leagues. Montenegrin clubs were among the founders of all regional competitions, and today they are participating in ABA League, WABA League, SEHA League, Women’s Regional Handball League and Adriatic Water Polo League.
An exception is Balkans Cup in football, a regional tournament which held earlier - between 60's and 90's.
Below is a list of performances of all Montenegrin clubs in regional sports competitions.

Montenegrin football clubs in Balkans Cup[edit]

Balkans Cup is a former regional football competition (1960-1994) in which Montenegrin clubs participated as a representatives of SFR Yugoslavia. Teams from Montenegro which played in Balkans Cup were FK Budućnost Podgorica and FK Sutjeska Nikšić. Biggest success made FK Budućnost, who played in the final 1991, after eliminated Galatasaray SK.
Below is list of participation of Montenegrin clubs in Balkans Cup.

Season Round Team 1 Team 2 Game 1 Game 2
1972-73
Group A
Albania Elbasani FK Sutjeska Nikšić
1:0
0:1
FK Sutjeska Nikšić Romania ASA Târgu Mureș
1:0
0:3
1976-77
Group B
Greece Panathinaikos FK Budućnost Podgorica
2:2
2:1
Albania Vllaznia FK Budućnost Podgorica
1:1
0:2
1990-91
Quarterfinals
Albania Tirana FK Budućnost Podgorica
0:0
1:2
Semifinals
FK Budućnost Podgorica Turkey Galatasaray
0:0
1:1
FINAL
FK Budućnost Podgorica Romania Inter Sibiu
0:0
0:1

Montenegrin basketball clubs in ABA League[edit]

Today, Adriatic Basketball League is one of strongest in Europe. At 2001, one of founders was Montenegrin side KK Budućnost Podgorica, which is among most successful members of competition. Except Budućnost, in ABA League played three other clubs from Montenegro - KK Lovćen Cetinje, KK Sutjeska Nikšić and KK Mornar Bar.
KK Budućnost played four times in the semifinal of ABA League playoffs, which is the most significant success of Montenegrin clubs in that competition until now.
Below is list of participation of Montenegrin clubs by every season of ABA League.

Season Club Pos G W L Note
2001-02 KK Budućnost Podgorica
9
22
9
13
2003-04 KK Budućnost Podgorica
5
26
16
10
KK Lovćen Cetinje
14
26
5
21
2004-05 KK Budućnost Podgorica
14
30
9
21
2006-07 KK Budućnost Podgorica
5
26
16
10
2007-08 KK Budućnost Podgorica
6
26
15
11
Playoffs: Quarterfinals
2008-09 KK Budućnost Podgorica
6
26
15
11
2009-10 KK Budućnost Podgorica
5
26
15
11
2010-11 KK Budućnost Podgorica
4
26
15
11
Final four: Semifinals
2011-12 KK Budućnost Podgorica
4
26
18
8
Final four: Semifinals
2012-13 KK Budućnost Podgorica
5
26
16
10
2013-14 KK Budućnost Podgorica
5
26
15
11
2014-15 KK Budućnost Podgorica
2
26
19
7
Playoffs: Semifinals
2015-16 KK Budućnost Podgorica
1
26
23
3
Playoffs: Semifinals
KK Sutjeska Nikšić
13
26
9
17
2016-17 KK Budućnost Podgorica
KK Mornar Bar

Montenegrin women's basketball clubs in WABA League[edit]

Women Adriatic Basketball League, or MŽRKL is founded at 2001, and Montenegrin clubs are part of it since 2004. Most successful Montenegrin representatives in WABA League were ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica and ŽKK Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje. While ŽKK Budućnost won champion title (2015–16), ŽKK Jedinstvo finished one season as a finalist in playoffs.
Below is list of participation of Montenegrin clubs by every season of WABA League.

Season Club Pos G W L Note
2004-05 ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica
8
18
3
15
2005-06 ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica
8
18
4
14
ŽKK Primorje Herceg Novi
9
18
4
14
2006-07 ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica
6
20
9
11
ŽKK Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje
7
20
7
13
ŽKK Primorje Herceg Novi
10
20
5
15
2007-08 ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica
2
18
15
3
Final four: Semifinals
ŽKK Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje
6
18
6
12
2008-09 ŽKK Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje
2
16
12
4
Final four: Finals
ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica
7
16
5
11
2009-10 ŽKK Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje
6
18
8
10
2010-11 ŽKK Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje
5
22
14
8
2011-12 ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica
8
18
7
11
2013-14 ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica
8
10
5
5
Final four: Semifinals
2014-15 ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica
3
10
8
2
Final four: Semifinals
2015-16 ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica
1
18
17
1
CHAMPIONS
2016-17 ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica
ŽKK Nikšić

Montenegrin handball clubs in SEHA League[edit]

Southeastern European Handball Association League, or SEHA League is founded at 2011, and Montenegrin clubs were part of it since first season. Most successful Montenegrin representative in regional league was RK Lovćen.
Below is list of participation of Montenegrin clubs by every season of SEHA League.

Season Club Pos G W D L
2011-12 RK Lovćen Cetinje
6
21
12
0
9
RK Sutjeska Nikšić
10
21
3
1
17
2012-13 RK Lovćen Cetinje
6
18
9
2
7
2013-14 RK Lovćen Cetinje
9
18
3
2
13

Montenegrin women's handball clubs in WRH League[edit]

Women Regional Handball League (WRHL) is founded in 2009, and Montenegrin clubs are participating from its inaugural season. As one of strongest European clubs, ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica dominated in the history of competition, often playing seasons without any defeat. So, ŽRK Budućnost won five titles during the six seasons of WRHL.
Below is list of participation of Montenegrin clubs by every season of WRHL.

Season Club Pos G W D L Note
2008-09 ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
2
10
7
0
3
2009-10 ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
1
12
9
1
2
CHAMPIONS
ŽRK Biseri Pljevlja
6
10
1
0
9
2010-11 ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
1
14
13
0
1
CHAMPIONS
ŽRK Biseri Pljevlja
6
12
3
0
9
2011-12 ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
1
14
14
0
0
CHAMPIONS
ŽRK Biseri Pljevlja
7
12
0
0
12
2012-13 ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
1
16
13
1
2
CHAMPIONS
ŽRK Biseri Pljevlja
8
14
1
0
13
2013-14 ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
1
10
9
1
0
CHAMPIONS
ŽRK Danilovgrad
6
10
0
0
10

Montenegrin water polo clubs in Adriatic League[edit]

Clubs from Montenegro were among the founders of Adriatic Water Polo League, which is established at 2008. Since its first season, Montenegrin sides were among the most successful participants of regional competition, and PVK Jadran Herceg Novi won two titles. Othed clubs from Montenegro which participated in Adriatic League are VK Primorac Kotor, VK Budva and VA Cattaro Kotor.
Below is list of participation of Montenegrin clubs by every season of Adriatic League.

Season Club Pos G W D L Note
2008-09 PVK Jadran Herceg Novi
2
22
18
2
2
VK Primorac Kotor
3
22
18
0
4
VK Budva
5
22
13
1
8
2009-10 PVK Jadran Herceg Novi
1
26
21
2
3
CHAMPIONS
VK Primorac Kotor
3
25
19
0
6
Final four: Semifinals
VK Budva
5
24
16
3
5
VA Cattaro Kotor
6
24
12
3
9
2010-11 PVK Jadran Herceg Novi
1
17
12
2
3
CHAMPIONS
VK Budva
5
16
10
1
5
Playoffs: Quarterfinals
VK Primorac Kotor
6
17
10
0
7
Playoffs: Quarterfinals
VA Cattaro Kotor
11
12
2
1
9
2011-12 PVK Jadran Herceg Novi
5
17
8
2
7
VK Budva
6
18
10
0
8
VK Primorac Kotor
10
18
5
1
12
2012-13 VK Budva
4
23
14
2
7
Final four: Semifinals
PVK Jadran Herceg Novi
8
22
8
1
13
VK Primorac Kotor
9
22
7
3
12
2013-14 PVK Jadran Herceg Novi
4
23
15
0
8
Final four: Semifinals
VK Budva
6
22
12
1
9
VK Primorac Kotor
7
22
8
2
12
2014-15 PVK Jadran Herceg Novi
5
20
9
3
8
VK Budva
11
20
9
3
8
VK Primorac Kotor
13
18
3
2
13
2015-16 PVK Jadran Herceg Novi (A1 LEAGUE)
3
19
14
0
5
Final four: Semifinals
VK Budva (A2 LEAGUE)
2
12
8
1
3
Promotion to A1
VK Primorac Kotor (A2 LEAGUE)
4
12
4
3
5
VA Cattaro Kotor (A2 LEAGUE)
6
12
2
3
7

Montenegrin clubs in European competitions[edit]

During the every season, Montenegrin clubs in every team-sport are participating in European competitions. Most successful were teams in women's handball and men's water polo, who won the titles of Champion of Europe. Except that sports, Montenegrin teams are playing in European competitions in football (men, women), handball, basketball (men, women), volleyball (men, women) and similar sports.

Notable results[edit]

Among the notable results and successes of Montenegrin clubs in European competitions are following seasons.

Season Sport Competition Montenegrin team Result
1984-85
Handball Cup Winners' Cup ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
WINNERS
1985-86
Handball EHF Champions League ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
Semifinals
1986-87
Water polo LEN Champions League VK Primorac Kotor
Semifinals
1986-87
Handball EHF Cup ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
WINNERS
1996-97
Water polo LEN Cup Winners' Cup VK Budva
Semifinals
1997-98
Handball EHF Champions League ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
Semifinals
1998-99
Basketball FIBA Saporta Cup KK Budućnost Podgorica
Semifinals
1998-99
Handball Cities Cup RK Lovćen Cetinje
Quarterfinals
1998-99
Handball EHF Champions League ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
Semifinals
1999-00
Basketball EuroLeague KK Budućnost Podgorica
Round of 16
1999-00
Handball EHF Cup RK Lovćen Cetinje
Quarterfinals
1999-00
Handball EHF Champions League ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
Semifinals
2000-01
Basketball EuroLeague KK Budućnost Podgorica
Round of 16
2000-01
Handball EHF Champions League RK Lovćen Cetinje
Quarterfinals
2000-01
Handball EHF Champions League ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
Semifinals
2001-02
Water polo LEN Cup Winners' Cup PVK Jadran Herceg Novi
Semifinals
2001-02
Handball EHF Champions League ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
Semifinals
2003-04
Water polo LEN Champions League PVK Jadran Herceg Novi
FINAL
2005-06
Handball Cup Winners' Cup ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
WINNERS
2006-07
Handball Challenge Cup RK Lovćen Cetinje
Quarterfinals
2006-07
Water polo LEN Euro Cup VK Budva
Semifinals
2007-08
Volleyball CEV Cup OK Budvanska Rivijera Budva
Semifinals
2007-08
Water polo LEN Euro Cup VK Budva
Semifinals
2008-09
Water polo LEN Champions League VK Primorac Kotor
WINNERS
2008-09
Handball Challenge Cup RK Budućnost Podgorica
Quarterfinals
2009-10
Water polo LEN Champions League VK Primorac Kotor
FINAL
2009-10
Water polo LEN Euro Cup VA Cattaro Kotor
WINNERS
2009-10
Handball Cup Winners' Cup ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
WINNERS
2010-11
Handball EHF Champions League ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
Semifinals
2010-11
Water polo LEN Champions League VK Budva
Semifinals
2010-11
Volleyball CEV Champions League OK Budvanska Rivijera Budva
Quarterfinals
2011-12
Basketball EuroCup KK Budućnost Podgorica
Quarterfinals
2011-12
Handball EHF Champions League ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
WINNERS
2012-13
Football UEFA Europa League FK Zeta Golubovci
Playoff round
2012-13
Basketball EuroCup KK Budućnost Podgorica
Quarterfinals
2013-14
Handball EHF Champions League ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
FINAL
2013-14
Volleyball CEV Champions League OK Budvanska Rivijera Budva
Quarterfinals
2014-15
Handball EHF Champions League ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
WINNERS
2015-16
Handball EHF Champions League ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica
Semifinals

Below are lists of performances of all Montenegrin clubs in European sports competitions.

Montenegrin football clubs in UEFA competitions[edit]

Men's competitions[edit]

During the history, Montenegrin football clubs played in three different UEFA competitions for clubs - UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europe League (formerly UEFA Cup) and Intertoto Cup.
Champions of Montenegro never played in the group-phase of UEFA Champions League, and most successful in the qualifiers was FK Zeta Golubovci at season 2007-08.
Best performances in UEFA Europe League had FK Zeta who played in the playoffs, and FK Mladost Podgorica and FK Budućnost which played in Round 3. Most successful in Intertoto Cup was FK Budućnost Podgorica.

Women's competitions[edit]

Since the season 2012-13, champion of Montenegrin Women's League is playing in the UEFA Women's Champions League. In the period 2012-2015, the only Montenegrin representative was ŽFK Ekonomist. On season 2016-17, for the first time, Montenegro was represented in UEFA Champions League by ŽFK Breznica.

Montenegrin basketball clubs in FIBA/ULEB competitions[edit]

Men's competitions[edit]

Clubs from Montenegro have been playing in European basketball competitions since the 1980s. Until 2006, they represented SFR Yugoslavia and FR Yugoslavia. Almost all European seasons by Montenegrin clubs are played by KK Budućnost. Exceptions are a single-season parcitipations of KK Lovćen and KK Mornar in Europe.

The most successful period was the end of the 1990s and the beginning of the new century. At that time, KK Budućnost played in the finish phases of EuroLeague. In that period, Budućnost often played games against greatest European basketball teams like FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, CSKA Moscow, Panathinaikos, Olympiacos, Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Women's competitions[edit]

Women's basketball clubs from Montenegro participated in FIBA competitions since the start of century. Clubs which played in European Cups until today are ŽKK Budućnost Podgorica and ŽKK Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje.
ŽKK Budućnost played in EuroLeague Women during the one season, but finished it after the group phase.

Montenegrin handball clubs in EHF competitions[edit]

Men's competitions[edit]

Montenegrin men's handball clubs are participating in the EHF competitions since the season 1995/96.
First team which ever competed at the European cups was Mornar Bar and most successful Montenegrin represent in the European competitions is Lovćen Cetinje. The other Montenegrin clubs which competed at the EHF competitions are Berane, Rudar Pljevlja, Budućnost Podgorica, Sutjeska Nikšić, Mojkovac and Budvanska rivijera Budva.
The greatest result in the European cups made RK Lovćen during the season 2000/01. As a champion of FR Yugoslavia, Lovćen won fifth place in the EHF Champions League.

Women's competitions[edit]

Montenegrin women's handball clubs are participating in the EHF competitions since the season 1984/85.
Montenegrin side ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica was extremely successful in the European Cups and today is among the best and most-trophied European and global women's handball teams. They are most successful Montenegrin sports team in European Cups, too. ŽRK Budućnost won six European titles, and among them are:

Except ŽRK Budućnost, until today, representatives of Montenegro in women's EHF competitions were ŽRK Biseri Pljevlja, ŽRK Danilovgrad, ŽRK Nikšić and ŽRK Petrol Bonus Podgorica.

Montenegrin volleyball clubs in CEV competitions[edit]

Men's competitions[edit]

Montenegrin volleyball clubs are participating in the CEV competitions since the season 1995-96.
First team which ever competed at the European cups was OK Budućnost Podgorica. Except them, in CEV competitions played also OK Budvanska Rivijera Budva, OK Sutjeska Nikšić, OK Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje and OK Studentski Centar Podgorica.
Among other competitions, OK Budućnost and OK Budvanska Rivijera played a numerous seasons in CEV Champions League, with few participations in the final phases of competition.

Women's competitions[edit]

Montenegrin women's volleyball clubs are participating in the CEV competitions since the season 1998-99.
First team which ever competed at the European cups was ŽOK Luka Bar. Except them, in CEV competitions played also ŽOK Galeb Bar.
Montenegrin women's volleyball teams played in Women's CEV Cup and CEV Women's Challenge Cup, and from the season 2016-17 in the qualifiers for CEV Women's Champions League.

Montenegrin water polo clubs in LEN competitions[edit]

Montenegrin water polo clubs are participating in the LEN competitions since the season 1986-97.
First team which ever competed at the European cups was VK Primorac Kotor. Except them, in LEN competitions played also PVK Jadran Herceg Novi, VK Budva, VA Cattaro Kotor and PVK Val Prčanj.
Biggest success in the history of Montenegrin waterpolo made VK Primorac, who won the title in LEN Champions League 2009. Except them, another Montenegrin holder of European trophy is VA Cattaro.
Among the titles which Montenegrin teams won in LEN competitions are:

National sports teams[edit]

From 2006, following Montenegrin independence, sports associations of Montenegro founded their own national sports teams. In the period 2006-2007, all sports associations became full members of international sports bodies, including the International Olympic Committee, so teams of Montenegro started with performances in official World and European competitions.

Montenegro national football team[edit]

Men[edit]

The Montenegro national football team represents Montenegro in association football and is controlled by the Fudbalski Savez Crne Gore (FSCG), the governing body for football in Montenegro. In October 2006, Montenegro was granted provisional membership of UEFA, with a full membership scheduled at a in January 2007.[1]
The team played its official friendly match against Hungary on 24 March 2007 in Podgorica, and won 2:1.
Until now, best success of Montenegro was participation in the play-off round for UEFA Euro 2012. Montenegro played against the Czech Republic, but failing to qualify.

Record[edit]

Below is a list of all UEFA/FIFA competitions on which participated Montenegrin team.

Competition G W D L
FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifiers
10
1
6
3
UEFA Euro 2012 qualifiers
10
3
3
4
FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifiers
10
4
3
3
UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers
10
3
2
5
List of official matches[edit]

Montenengro played its first official match in March 2007. Below is a list of all official matches (under the FIFA/UEFA) played by the national team since Montenegrin independence.

Date Opponent Result Venue Att Competition
27/03/2007  Hungary 2–1 Podgorica 12,000 Friendly
01/06/2007  Japan 0–2 Shizuoka 28,635 Kirin Cup
03/06/2007  Colombia 0–1 Nagano 10,070 Kirin Cup
22/08/2007  Slovenia 1–1 Podgorica 8,000 Friendly
12/09/2007  Sweden 1–2 Podgorica 6,000 Friendly
17/10/2007  Estonia 1–0 Tallinn 2,000 Friendly
26/03/2008  Norway 3–1 Podgorica 10,000 Friendly
27/05/2008  Kazakhstan 3–0 Podgorica 7,000 Friendly
31/05/2008  Romania 0–4 Bucharest 7,000 Friendly
20/08/2008  Hungary 3–3 Budapest 4,913 Friendly
06/09/2008  Bulgaria 2–2 Podgorica 10,000 WCQ
10/09/2008  Republic of Ireland 0–0 Podgorica 12,000 WCQ
15/10/2008  Italy 1–2 Lecce 12,000 WCQ
19/11/2008  Macedonia 2–1 Podgorica 6,000 Friendly
28/03/2009  Italy 0–2 Podgorica 11,500 WCQ
01/04/2009  Georgia 0–0 Tbilisi 16,000 WCQ
06/04/2009  Cyprus 2–2 Larnaca 3,000 WCQ
12/08/2009  Wales 2–1 Podgorica 5,000 Friendly
05/09/2009  Bulgaria 1–4 Sofia 9,000 WCQ
09/09/2009  Cyprus 1–1 Podgorica 4,000 WCQ
10/10/2009  Georgia 2–1 Podgorica 5,240 WCQ
14/10/2009  Republic of Ireland 0–0 Dublin 36,442 WCQ
18/11/2009  Belarus 1–0 Podgorica 5,000 Friendly
03/03/2010  Macedonia 1–2 Skopje 7,000 Friendly
25/05/2010  Albania 0–1 Podgorica 8,000 Friendly
29/05/2010  Norway 1–2 Oslo 13,132 Friendly
11/08/2010  Northern Ireland 2–0 Podgorica 5,000 Friendly
03/09/2010  Wales 1–0 Podgorica 9,862 ECQ
07/09/2010  Bulgaria 1–0 Sofia 9,470 ECQ
08/10/2010   Switzerland 1–0 Podgorica 11,700 ECQ
12/10/2010  England 0–0 London 73,451 ECQ
17/11/2010  Azerbaijan 2–0 Podgorica 3,000 Friendly
25/03/2011  Uzbekistan 1–0 Podgorica 7,000 Friendly
11/06/2011  Bulgaria 1–1 Podgorica 12,000 ECQ
10/08/2011  Albania 2–3 Shkodër 7,000 Friendly
02/09/2011  Wales 1–2 Cardiff 8,914 ECQ
07/10/2011  England 2–2 Podgorica 11,500 ECQ
11/10/2011   Switzerland 0–2 Basel 19,997 ECQ
11/11/2011  Czech Republic 0–2 Prague 14,560 ECQ Playoffs
15/11/2011  Czech Republic 0–1 Podgorica 10,100 ECQ Playoffs
29/02/2012  Iceland 2–1 Podgorica 5,500 Friendly
25/05/2012  Belgium 2–2 Brussels 21,110 Friendly
15/08/2012  Latvia 2–0 Podgorica 4,500 Friendly
07/09/2012  Poland 2–2 Podgorica 11,420 WCQ
11/09/2012  San Marino 6–0 Serravalle 1,947 WCQ
16/10/2012  Ukraine 1–0 Kiev 50,957 WCQ
14/11/2012  San Marino 3–0 Podgorica 7,158 WCQ
22/03/2013  Moldova 1–0 Chișinău 5,400 WCQ
26/03/2013  England 1–1 Podgorica 13,000 WCQ
07/06/2013  Ukraine 0–4 Podgorica 11,996 WCQ
14/08/2013  Belarus 1–1 Zhodzina 3,000 Friendly
06/09/2013  Poland 1–1 Warsaw 45,652 WCQ
11/10/2013  England 1–4 London 83,807 WCQ
15/10/2013  Moldova 2–5 Podgorica 5,770 WCQ
17/11/2013  Luxembourg 4–1 Luxembourg City 1,775 Friendly
05/03/2014  Ghana 1–0 Podgorica 6,000 Friendly
23/05/2014  Slovakia 0–2 Senec 2,587 Friendly
26/05/2014  Iran 0–0 Hartberg 1,000 Friendly
08/09/2014  Moldova 2–0 Podgorica 8,759 ECQ
09/10/2014  Liechtenstein 0–0 Vaduz 2,790 ECQ
12/10/2014  Austria 0–1 Vienna 44,200 ECQ
15/11/2014  Sweden 1–1 Podgorica 10,538 ECQ
27/03/2015  Russia 0–3 (awd) Podgorica 12,000 ECQ
08/06/2015  Denmark 1–2 Viborg 9,180 Friendly
14/06/2015  Sweden 1–3 Solna 32,224 ECQ
05/09/2015  Liechtenstein 2–0 Podgorica W/A ECQ
08/09/2015  Moldova 2–0 Chișinău 6,243 ECQ
09/10/2015  Austria 2–3 Podgorica 10,000 ECQ
12/10/2015  Russia 0–2 Moscow 35,604 ECQ
12/11/2015  Macedonia 1–4 Skopje 2,000 Friendly
24/03/2016  Greece 1–2 Athens 8,000 Friendly
29/03/2016  Belarus 0–0 Podgorica 5,000 Friendly
29/05/2016  Turkey 0–1 Antalya 30,000 Friendly
04/09/2016  Romania 1–1 Cluj-Napoca 25,468 WCQ

WCQ - FIFA World Cup qualifiers; ECQ - UEFA Euro qualifiers

Women[edit]

Montenegrin women's team was founded in 2012. It is organised and headed by Football Association of Montenegro.
Montenegro played first official match on 13 March 2012 in Bar, against Bosnia and Herzegovina (2:3). Best competitive result, Montenegro made at 2013-14, when they qualified for the final round of 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification (UEFA).

Record[edit]

Below is a list of all UEFA/FIFA competitions on which participated Montenegrin women's national team.

Competition G W D L
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers
13
1
2
10
UEFA Women's Euro 2017
8
0
0
8
List of official matches[edit]

Montenengro played its first official match in March 2012. Below is a list of all official matches (under the FIFA/UEFA) played by the national team since Montenegrin independence.

Date Opponent Result Venue Att Competition
13/03/2012  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2–3 Bar 500 Friendly
15/03/2012  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2–2 Podgorica 300 Friendly
15/05/2012  Albania 2–4 Bar 300 Friendly
18/05/2012  Albania 3–4 Shkodër 400 Friendly
04/04/2013  Faroe Islands 3–3 Vilnius 100 WCQ
06/04/2013  Georgia 2–0 Vilnius 100 WCQ
09/04/2013  Lithuania 1–1 Vilnius 300 WCQ
26/10/2013  Belarus 1–3 Maladzyechna 250 WCQ
31/10/2013  Ukraine 1–4 Nikšić 500 WCQ
23/11/2013  Wales 0–3 Nikšić 100 WCQ
28/11/2013  Turkey 1–3 İzmir 119 WCQ
05/04/2014  England 0–9 Brighton and Hove 8,908 WCQ
05/04/2014  Belarus 1–7 Nikšić 150 WCQ
08/05/2014  Wales 0–4 Bangor 573 WCQ
14/06/2014  Ukraine 0–7 Lviv 1,822 WCQ
19/06/2014  Turkey 2–3 Petrovac 350 WCQ
17/09/2014  England 0–10 Petrovac 300 WCQ
28/04/2015  Macedonia 7–0 Skopje 200 Friendly
29/04/2015  Macedonia 7–1 Skopje 100 Friendly
05/05/2015  Albania 1–0 Petrovac 400 Friendly
17/09/2015  Finland 0–1 Turku 1,527 ECQ
27/11/2015  Portugal 1–6 Estoril 1,042 ECQ
24/01/2016  Spain 0–7 Petrovac 200 ECQ
07/04/2016  Republic of Ireland 0–5 Petrovac 100 ECQ
12/04/2015  Finland 1–7 Petrovac 100 ECQ
03/06/2016  Portugal 0–3 Petrovac 100 ECQ
07/06/2016  Republic of Ireland 0–9 Dublin 946 ECQ
15/09/2016  Spain 0–13 Las Rozas 1,000 ECQ

WCQ - FIFA World Cup qualifiers; ECQ - UEFA Euro qualifiers

Montenegro national basketball team[edit]

Men[edit]

In 2006, the Basketball Federation of Montenegro along with national team joined the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) on its own following the Independence of Montenegro.
The Montenegrin national team entered international competition in 2008, playing its first official match on September 6, against Netherlands in Almere (70-63).
Montenegrin team participated on EuroBasket two times - 2011 and 2013.

Record[edit]

Below is a list of all FIBA competitions on which participated Montenegro national basketball team.

Competition G W L PD
FIBA Division B 2009
10
10
0
+226
FIBA EuroBasket 2011 qualifiers
8
6
2
+84
EuroBasket 2011
5
1
4
-32
FIBA EuroBasket 2013 qualifiers
10
10
0
+117
EuroBasket 2013
5
2
3
-6
FIBA EuroBasket 2015 qualifiers
6
3
3
-13
2015 Games of the Small States
3
3
0
+65
FIBA EuroBasket 2017 qualifiers
6
5
1
+143
List of official matches[edit]

Montenengro played its first official match in September 2008. Below is a list of all official matches (under the FIBA) played by the national team since Montenegrin independence.

Date Opponent Result Venue Att Competition
06/09/2008  Netherlands 70–63 Almere 1,200 Div B
13/09/2008  Austria 96–73 Podgorica 3,000 Div B
17/09/2008  Iceland 80–66 Reykjavik 1,000 Div B
20/09/2008  Denmark 96–60 Podgorica 3,000 Div B
15/08/2009  Netherlands 93–68 Podgorica 3,500 Div B
22/08/2009  Austria 86–63 Oberwart 1,500 Div B
26/08/2009  Iceland 102–58 Podgorica 2,500 Div B
29/08/2009  Denmark 82–65 Farum 1,400 Div B
05/09/2009  Sweden 70–50 Norrköping 4,000 Div B
09/09/2009  Sweden 88–71 Podgorica 2,500 Div B
02/08/2010  Latvia 96–66 Podgorica 4,000 ECQ
05/08/2010  Finland 74–60 Vantaa 2,000 ECQ
11/08/2010  Italy 71–62 Bijelo Polje 3,500 ECQ
14/08/2010  Israel 73–77 Tel Aviv 11,000 ECQ
17/08/2010  Latvia 90–84 Riga 4,000 ECQ
20/08/2010  Finland 91–71 Bar 3,000 ECQ
26/08/2010  Italy 71–72 Bari 3,500 ECQ
29/08/2010  Israel 79–69 Podgorica 5,000 ECQ
31/08/2011  Macedonia 70–65 Alytus 1,000 EuroBasket 2011
01/09/2011  Bosnia and Herzegovina 86–94 Alytus 1,000 EuroBasket 2011
03/09/2011  Croatia 81–87 Alytus 2,500 EuroBasket 2011
04/09/2011  Greece 55–71 Alytus 2,000 EuroBasket 2011
04/09/2011  Finland 65–71 Alytus 1,500 EuroBasket 2011
15/08/2012  Israel 75–69 Podgorica 4,000 ECQ
18/08/2012  Serbia 73–71 Belgrade 18,000 ECQ
21/08/2012  Estonia 77–64 Tallinn 6,000 ECQ
24/08/2012  Iceland 85–67 Nikšić 4,200 ECQ
27/08/2012  Slovakia 94–81 Levice 4,200 ECQ
30/08/2012  Israel 81–76 Tel Aviv 10,000 ECQ
02/09/2012  Serbia 72–62 Podgorica 5,500 ECQ
05/09/2012  Estonia 76–67 Podgorica 4,500 ECQ
08/09/2012  Iceland 101–92 Reykjavik 1,000 ECQ
11/09/2012  Slovakia 80–48 Podgorica 4,000 ECQ
04/09/2013  Macedonia 81–80 Jesenice 2,400 EuroBasket 2013
05/09/2013  Latvia 72–73 Jesenice 1,600 EuroBasket 2013
06/09/2013  Bosnia and Herzegovina 70–76 Jesenice 2,500 EuroBasket 2013
07/09/2013  Lithuania 70–77 Jesenice 3,000 EuroBasket 2013
09/09/2013  Serbia 83–76 Jesenice 4,500 EuroBasket 2013
10/08/2014  Israel 100–97 Nicosia 400 ECQ
13/08/2014  Bulgaria 70–64 Podgorica 2,000 ECQ
17/08/2014  Netherlands 60–65 Podgorica 2,200 ECQ
20/08/2014  Israel 65–80 Podgorica 4,200 ECQ
24/08/2014  Bulgaria 84–73 Sofia 500 ECQ
27/08/2014  Netherlands 55–68 Leiden 2,500 ECQ
02/06/2015  Luxembourg 85–58 Reykjavik 500 GSS 2015
04/06/2015  Andorra 89–69 Reykjavik 300 GSS 2015
06/06/2015  Iceland 102–84 Reykjavik 1,000 GSS 2015
31/08/2016  Slovakia 97–65 Podgorica 4,000 ECQ
03/09/2016  Albania 113–73 Tirana 1,200 ECQ
07/09/2016  Georgia 76–74 Tbilisi 9,800 ECQ
10/09/2016  Slovakia 99–62 Nitra 2,000 ECQ
14/09/2016  Albania 94–56 Bar 2,200 ECQ
17/09/2016  Georgia 84–90 Bar 3,000 ECQ

ECQ - FIBA EuroBasket qualifiers; Div B - FIBA Division B; GSS - Games of the Small States of Europe

Women[edit]

The Montenegro women's national basketball team is the representative for Montenegro in international women's basketball competitions and it is organized and run by the Basketball Federation of Montenegro.
The Montenegrin women's national team entered international competition in 2008, playing its first official match on August 27, against Republic of Ireland in Bijelo Polje (68-56).
Montenegrin women's team participated on EuroBasket Women three times - 2011, 2013 and 2015, playing two times in quarterfinals.

Record[edit]

Below is a list of all FIBA competitions on which participated Montenegro women's national basketball team.

Competition G W L PD
FIBA Division B 2009
12
12
0
+163
FIBA EuroBasket Women 2011 qualifiers
8
6
2
+61
FIBA EuroBasket Women 2011
9
7
2
+41
FIBA EuroBasket Women 2013 qualifiers
8
6
2
+104
FIBA EuroBasket Women 2013
6
2
4
-16
FIBA EuroBasket Women 2015 qualifiers
6
5
1
+48
FIBA EuroBasket Women 2015
10
5
5
+13
List of official matches[edit]

Montenengro played its first official match in August 2008. Below is a list of all official matches (under the FIBA) played by the national team since Montenegrin independence.

Date Opponent Result Venue Att Competition
27/08/2008  Ireland 68–56 Bijelo Polje 1,500 Div B
30/08/2008   Switzerland 60–50 Bijelo Polje 1,000 Div B
03/09/2008  Netherlands 82–80 Bijelo Polje 1,000 Div B
06/09/2008  Slovenia 74–69 Kranjska Gora 700 Div B
10/09/2008  Iceland 92–72 Bijelo Polje 1,000 Div B
15/08/2009  Ireland 70–67 Dublin 1,200 Div B
30/08/2008   Switzerland 76–46 Neuchâtel 500 Div B
22/08/2009  Netherlands 70–61 Almere 1,000 Div B
26/08/2009  Slovenia 71–47 Nikšić 1,500 Div B
29/08/2009  Iceland 72–67 Kópavogur 500 Div B
05/09/2009  Portugal 61–53 Coimbra 500 Div B
09/09/2009  Portugal 64–59 Nikšić 1,000 Div B
02/08/2010  Hungary 76–65 Miskolc 500 ECQ
08/08/2010  Bulgaria 68–66 Cetinje 1,000 ECQ
10/08/2010  Finland 94–55 Espoo 600 ECQ
14/08/2010  Turkey 70–52 Cetinje 1,500 ECQ
17/08/2010  Hungary 75–73 Cetinje 1,500 ECQ
23/08/2010  Bulgaria 57–89 Ruse 700 ECQ
26/08/2010  Finland 89–61 Cetinje 800 ECQ
29/08/2010  Turkey 65–72 Konya 1,500 ECQ
18/06/2011  Poland 70–53 Katowice 4,000 EuroBasket 2011
19/06/2011  Spain 66–57 Katowice 500 EuroBasket 2011
20/06/2011  Germany 76–64 Katowice 300 EuroBasket 2011
22/06/2011  Croatia 81–60 Katowice 300 EuroBasket 2011
24/06/2011  France 73–68 Katowice 800 EuroBasket 2011
26/06/2011  Latvia 74–70 Katowice 600 EuroBasket 2011
30/06/2011  Turkey 44–56 Łódź 1,000 EuroBasket 2011
01/07/2011  Lithuania 68–59 Łódź 300 EuroBasket 2011
02/07/2011  Croatia 59–73 Łódź 1,000 EuroBasket 2011
13/06/2012  Serbia 85–68 Cetinje 1,500 ECQ
16/06/2012   Switzerland 82–67 Fribourg 300 ECQ
20/06/2012  Poland 59–50 Cetinje 1,000 ECQ
23/06/2012  Estonia 86–54 Tallinn 250 ECQ
30/06/2012  Serbia 56–72 Belgrade 2,000 ECQ
04/07/2012   Switzerland 69–39 Cetinje 1,200 ECQ
07/07/2012  Poland 50–53 Wroclaw 1,500 ECQ
11/07/2012  Estonia 81–61 Cetinje 1,000 ECQ
15/06/2013  Slovakia 77–63 Vannes 1,000 EuroBasket 2013
16/06/2013  Turkey 57–66 Vannes 1,100 EuroBasket 2013
17/06/2013  Ukraine 72–60 Vannes 800 EuroBasket 2013
20/06/2013  Sweden 58–69 Lille 500 EuroBasket 2013
22/06/2013  Spain 50–66 Lille 1,700 EuroBasket 2013
24/06/2013  Italy 60–66 Lille 1,200 EuroBasket 2013
08/06/2014  Germany 63–52 Cetinje 1,000 ECQ
11/06/2014  Germany 60–48 Hagen 800 ECQ
15/06/2014  Finland 75–72 Cetinje 1,000 ECQ
18/06/2014  Finland 82–62 Helsinki 400 ECQ
23/06/2014  Ukraine 71–75 Cetinje 600 ECQ
25/06/2014  Ukraine 76–70 Cetinje 600 ECQ
11/06/2015  Czech Republic 71–52 Timișoara 300 EuroBasket 2015
12/06/2015  Romania 79–61 Timișoara 1,000 EuroBasket 2015
14/06/2015  Ukraine 84–71 Timișoara 400 EuroBasket 2015
15/06/2015  France 67–79 Timișoara 600 EuroBasket 2015
17/06/2015  Turkey 41–61 Debrecen 200 EuroBasket 2015
19/06/2015  Belarus 77–72 Debrecen 300 EuroBasket 2015
21/06/2015  Greece 63–76 Debrecen 350 EuroBasket 2015
25/06/2015  Spain 74–75 Budapest 1,500 EuroBasket 2015
26/06/2015  Russia 65–73 Budapest 500 EuroBasket 2015
27/06/2015  Lithuania 89–77 Budapest 1,000 EuroBasket 2015
21/11/2015  Great Britain 78–64 Podgorica 1,200 ECQ
25/11/2015  Albania 99–39 Podgorica 700 ECQ
20/02/2016  Italy 56–57 Schio 2,500 ECQ
24/02/2016  Great Britain 67–71 Manchester 500 ECQ

ECQ - FIBA EuroBasket qualifiers; Div B - FIBA Division B

Montenegro national handball team[edit]

Men[edit]

The national handball team was formed in 2006, recently after independence. Montenegro is a full member of IHF and EHF since 2006.
Montenegro played their first official match at 3 January 2007 in Vantaa and won against Finland (28:26).
Since then, Montenegro successfully qualified for four big competitions – once for the World Cup (2013) and for the European Championship 2008, 2014 and 2016.

Record[edit]

Below is a list of all EHF/IHF competitions on which participated Montenegro national handball team.

Competition G W D L
European Championship 2008 qualifiers
8
7
1
0
European Championship 2008
6
0
1
5
World Championship 2009 qualifiers
2
1
0
1
European Championship 2010 qualifiers
8
4
0
4
World Championship 2011 qualifiers
2
1
0
1
European Championship 2012 qualifiers
6
1
0
5
World Championship 2013 qualifiers
6
5
0
1
World Championship 2013
7
1
0
6
European Championship 2014 qualifiers
6
4
0
2
European Championship 2014
3
0
0
3
World Championship 2015 qualifiers
2
1
0
1
European Championship 2016 qualifiers
6
3
1
2
European Championship 2016
3
0
0
3
World Championship 2017 qualifiers
2
0
0
2
List of official matches[edit]

Montenengro played its first official match in January 2007. Below is a list of all official matches (under the IHF/EHF) played by the national team since Montenegrin independence.

Date Opponent Result Venue Att Competition
03/01/2007  Finland 28–26 Vantaa 1,300 ECQ
06/01/2007  Finland 41–27 Budva 1,500 ECQ
10/01/2007  Austria 31–24 Cetinje 2,000 ECQ
13/01/2007  Austria 35–34 Stockerau 1,500 ECQ
17/01/2007  Netherlands 32–27 Bijelo Polje 3,000 ECQ
21/01/2007  Netherlands 33–33 Panningen 2,000 ECQ
10/06/2007  Portugal 30–28 Lagos 1,000 ECQ
17/06/2007  Portugal 33–27 Bijelo Polje 3,500 ECQ
17/01/2008  Russia 25–25 Drammen 4,000 European Championship 2008
18/01/2008  Denmark 24–32 Drammen 2,500 European Championship 2008
19/01/2008  Norway 22–27 Drammen 4,000 European Championship 2008
22/01/2008  Slovenia 29–31 Stavanger 3,000 European Championship 2008
23/01/2008  Croatia 26–34 Stavanger 2,800 European Championship 2008
24/01/2008  Poland 23–39 Stavanger 2,500 European Championship 2008
08/06/2008  Romania 31–27 Bijelo Polje 3,000 WCQ
14/06/2008  Romania 24–29 Oradea 2,000 WCQ
21/10/2008  Poland 30–20 Bydgoszcz 4,000 ECQ
26/11/2008  Romania 35–33 Nikšić 3,000 ECQ
29/11/2008  Turkey 37–31 Rize 1,000 ECQ
18/03/2009  Sweden 29–33 Nikšić 3,500 ECQ
22/03/2009  Sweden 29–24 Norrköping 4,000 ECQ
10/06/2009  Turkey 33–26 Nikšić 2,500 ECQ
13/06/2009  Romania 28–27 Bucharest 2,000 ECQ
17/06/2009  Poland 23–31 Nikšić 3,500 ECQ
16/01/2010  Greece 26–29 Alcamo 300 WCQ
17/01/2010  Italy 28–26 Alcamo 1,200 WCQ
28/10/2010  Sweden 30–27 Kristianstad 5,000 ECQ
31/10/2010  Slovakia 25–35 Bar 3,000 ECQ
09/03/2011  Israel 24–29 Rishon LeZion 800 ECQ
13/03/2011  Israel 36–27 Nikšić 3,000 ECQ
08/06/2011  Sweden 28–39 Pljevlja 2,000 ECQ
12/06/2011  Slovakia 21–36 Košice 8,100 ECQ
04/01/2012  Belgium 35–27 Cetinje 1,000 WCQ
07/01/2012  Belgium 37–33 Tournai 800 WCQ
11/01/2012  Latvia 31–30 Dobele 1,000 WCQ
13/01/2012  Latvia 32–28 Cetinje 1,500 WCQ
10/06/2012  Sweden 21–22 Stockholm 5,000 WCQ
17/06/2012  Sweden 20–18 Podgorica 4,000 WCQ
01/10/2012  Germany 31–27 Mannheim 7,300 ECQ
04/10/2012  Czech Republic 23–22 Bar 3,000 ECQ
12/01/2013  Argentina 26–28 Granollers 3,000 World Championship 2013
13/01/2013  France 20–32 Granollers 5,200 World Championship 2013
15/01/2013  Tunisia 25–27 Granollers 2,500 World Championship 2013
16/01/2013  Germany 21–29 Granollers 3,600 World Championship 2013
18/01/2013  Brazil 25–26 Barcelona 2,000 World Championship 2013
21/01/2013  Chile 35–31 Guadalajara 500 World Championship 2013
22/01/2013  South Korea 27–30 Guadalajara 500 World Championship 2013
03/04/2013  Israel 29–28 Podgorica 2,500 ECQ
06/04/2013  Israel 25–28 Rishon LeZion 1,000 ECQ
12/06/2013  Germany 27–25 Podgorica 3,000 ECQ
15/06/2013  Czech Republic 25–30 Brno 2,500 ECQ
13/01/2014  Sweden 21–28 Brøndby 2,400 European Championship 2014
15/01/2014  Croatia 22–27 Brøndby 2,700 European Championship 2014
17/01/2014  Belarus 23–29 Brøndby 3,500 European Championship 2014
08/06/2014  Belarus 28–27 Podgorica 2,000 WCQ
15/06/2014  Belarus 24–30 Minsk 7,500 WCQ
29/10/2014  Serbia 21–25 Belgrade 7,000 ECQ
02/11/2014  Iceland 25–24 Bar 2,300 ECQ
30/04/2015  Israel 22–19 Tel Aviv 1,500 ECQ
03/05/2015  Israel 33–27 Bar 2,500 ECQ
10/06/2015  Serbia 23–23 Bar 2,500 ECQ
14/06/2015  Iceland 23–32 Reykjavik 2,050 ECQ
16/01/2016  Hungary 27–32 Sopot 6,864 European Championship 2016
18/01/2016  Denmark 28–30 Sopot 6,980 European Championship 2016
20/01/2016  Russia 21–28 Sopot 5,930 European Championship 2016
12/06/2016  Russia 22–29 Moscow 1,800 WCQ
15/06/2016  Russia 19–29 Bar 2,500 WCQ

WCQ - World Championship qualifiers; ECQ - European Championship qualifiers

Women[edit]

Montenegro women's national team was formed in 2006, and started playing in IHF and EHF competitions during the same year.
Montenegro played their first official match in November 2006 in Cheb and won against Bulgaria (32:28).
Women's handball team is among most successful national teams of Montenegro. They won Montenegro's first ever Olympic medal in 2012 by reaching the final.Same year, Montenegro was a champion of Europe.
Below are major achievements of Montenegro women's national handball team in international competitions.

Record[edit]

Below is a list of all EHF/IHF/IOC competitions on which participated Montenegro national handball team.

Competition G W D L
World Championship 2007 qualifiers
5
4
0
1
European Championship 2008 qualifiers
6
4
0
2
World Championship 2009 qualifiers
7
5
1
1
European Championship 2010 qualifiers
6
5
1
0
European Championship 2010
7
4
0
3
World Championship 2011 qualifiers
2
2
0
0
World Championship 2011
6
3
0
3
Olympic Games 2012 qualifiers
3
3
0
0
Olympic Games 2012
8
4
1
3
European Championship 2012 qualifiers
6
5
0
1
European Championship 2012
8
7
0
1
World Championship 2013
6
4
0
2
European Championship 2014 qualifiers
6
5
1
0
European Championship 2014 qualifiers
8
5
0
3
European Championship 2015 qualifiers
2
1
1
0
World Championship 2015
9
5
1
3
Olympic Games 2016 qualifiers
3
2
1
0
Olympic Games 2016
5
0
0
5
European Championship 2016 qualifiers
6
5
0
1
List of official matches[edit]

Montenengro played its first official match in January 2007. Below is a list of all official matches (under the IHF/EHF) played by the national team since Montenegrin independence.

Date Opponent Result Venue Att Competition
28/11/2006  Bulgaria 32–28 Cheb 300 WCQ
29/11/2006  Turkey 30–28 Cheb 250 WCQ
01/12/2006  Czech Republic 23–24 Cheb 2,000 WCQ
02/12/2006  Bosnia and Herzegovina 31–27 Cheb 200 WCQ
03/12/2006  Greece 35–24 Cheb 200 WCQ
27/11/2007  Azerbaijan 31–21 Michalovce 500 ECQ
28/11/2007   Switzerland 34–26 Michalovce 200 ECQ
01/12/2007  Slovakia 30–34 Michalovce 1,200 ECQ
02/12/2007  Portugal 33–26 Michalovce 300 ECQ
31/05/2008  Croatia 40–35 Podgorica 4,000 ECQ
07/06/2008  Croatia 23–31 Kutina 2,000 ECQ
25/11/2008  Slovenia 32–22 Pljevlja 2,000 WCQ
26/11/2008  Finland 37–24 Pljevlja 2,000 WCQ
28/11/2008  Bulgaria 40–21 Pljevlja 2,000 WCQ
29/11/2008  Azerbaijan 41–20 Pljevlja 2,000 WCQ
30/11/2008  Italy 32–28 Pljevlja 1,500 WCQ
07/06/2009  Sweden 17–24 Skövde 1,700 WCQ
14/06/2009  Sweden 28–28 Pljevlja 2,500 WCQ
14/10/2009  Poland 31–21 Lublin 1,800 ECQ
17/10/2009  Russia 28–28 Podgorica 4,000 ECQ
31/03/2010  Slovakia 39–24 Pljevlja 2,500 ECQ
04/04/2010  Slovakia 32–27 Hlohovec 500 ECQ
26/05/2010  Poland 35–32 Pljevlja 2,500 ECQ
30/05/2010  Russia 31–28 Chekhov 500 ECQ
07/12/2010  Russia 24–22 Aarhus 600 European Championship 2010
09/12/2010  Iceland 26–23 Aarhus 1,200 European Championship 2010
11/12/2010  Croatia 28–29 Aarhus 1,000 European Championship 2010
13/12/2010  Spain 22–20 Herning 3,000 European Championship 2010
14/12/2010  Romania 21–23 Herning 3,420 European Championship 2010
16/12/2010  Denmark 30–29 Herning 11,461 European Championship 2010
18/12/2010  France 19–23 Herning 3,320 European Championship 2010
03/06/2011  Czech Republic 42–26 Olomuc 1,000 WCQ
10/06/2011  Czech Republic 33–26 Pljevlja 2,000 WCQ
19/10/2011  Great Britain 34–18 Herceg Novi 1,000 ECQ
22/10/2011  Poland 31–27 Chorzów 1,000 ECQ
03/12/2011  Iceland 21–22 Santos 1,200 World Championship 2011
04/12/2011  Germany 25–24 Santos 500 World Championship 2011
06/12/2011  Angola 28–26 Santos 350 World Championship 2011
07/12/2011  China 42–15 Santos 200 World Championship 2011
09/12/2011  Norway 27–28 Santos 1,000 World Championship 2011
11/12/2011  Spain 19–23 Barueri 700 World Championship 2011
21/03/2012  Russia 23–22 Podgorica 4,000 ECQ
25/03/2012  Russia 23–24 Rostov-Don 2,500 ECQ
25/05/2012  Japan 30–24 Lyon 1,500 OGQ
26/05/2012  Romania 34–23 Lyon 3,200 OGQ
27/05/2012  France 22–20 Lyon 4,500 OGQ
30/05/2012  Great Britain 37–22 London 500 ECQ
03/06/2012  Poland 32–23 Podgorica 3,000 ECQ
28/07/2012  Great Britain 31–19 London 3,941 Olympic Games 2012
30/07/2012  Brazil 25–27 London 3,974 Olympic Games 2012
01/08/2012  Angola 30–25 London 4,354 Olympic Games 2012
03/08/2012  Croatia 26–27 London 4,541 Olympic Games 2012
05/08/2012  Russia 25–25 London 4,444 Olympic Games 2012
07/08/2012  France 23–22 London 4,559 Olympic Games 2012
09/08/2012  Spain 27–26 London 9,087 Olympic Games 2012
11/08/2012  Norway 23–26 London 9,739 FINAL
04/12/2012  Iceland 26–16 Vršac 2,800 European Championship 2012
05/12/2012  Russia 30–27 Vršac 1,500 European Championship 2012
07/12/2012  Romania 23–20 Vršac 4,000 European Championship 2012
09/12/2012  Hungary 28–26 Novi Sad 1,500 European Championship 2012
11/12/2012  Germany 20–27 Novi Sad 1,000 European Championship 2012
13/12/2012  Spain 27–23 Novi Sad 1,200 European Championship 2012
15/12/2012  Serbia 27–26 Belgrade 13,000 European Championship 2012
16/12/2012  Norway 34–31 Belgrade 10,000 FINAL
07/12/2013  South Korea 23–22 Belgrade 1,100 World Championship 2013
08/12/2013  DR Congo 35–9 Belgrade 800 World Championship 2013
10/12/2013  Dominican Republic 33–19 Belgrade 300 World Championship 2013
11/12/2013  France 16–17 Belgrade 600 World Championship 2013
13/12/2013  Netherlands 27–25 Belgrade 600 World Championship 2013
15/12/2013  Denmark 21–22 Belgrade 1,500 World Championship 2013
23/10/2013  Poland 25–21 Podgorica 3,500 ECQ
27/10/2013  Portugal 29–24 Coimbra 1,000 ECQ
26/03/2014  Czech Republic 24–23 Most 1,100 ECQ
30/03/2014  Czech Republic 25–22 Bijelo Polje 3,000 ECQ
11/06/2014  Poland 25–22 Częstochowa 6,700 ECQ
15/06/2014  Portugal 22–22 Nikšić 1,000 ECQ
08/12/2014  Serbia 22–19 Osijek 2,200 European Championship 2014
10/12/2014  Slovakia 28–24 Osijek 2,000 European Championship 2014
12/12/2014  France 20–24 Osijek 2,000 European Championship 2014
14/12/2014  Germany 27–20 Zagreb 1,200 European Championship 2014
16/12/2014  Netherlands 31–27 Zagreb 1,500 European Championship 2014
17/12/2014  Sweden 30–29 Zagreb 1,000 European Championship 2014
19/12/2014  Spain 18–19 Budapest 3,500 European Championship 2014
21/12/2014  Sweden 23–25 Budapest 5,500 3rd place match
07/06/2015  Iceland 28–19 Podgorica 2,000 WCQ
14/06/2015  Iceland 19–19 Reykjavik 600 WCQ
07/10/2015  Macedonia 21–14 Bar 2,200 ECQ
11/10/2015  Slovenia 22–20 Ljubljana 1,000 ECQ
05/12/2015  Serbia 28–28 Herning 4,700 World Championship 2015
06/12/2015  Japan 29–23 Herning 2,500 World Championship 2015
08/12/2015  Hungary 32–15 Herning 7,000 World Championship 2015
09/12/2015  Tunisia 37–26 Herning 1,700 World Championship 2015
11/12/2015  Denmark 23–21 Herning 12,500 World Championship 2015
14/12/2015  Angola 38–28 Herning 1,500 World Championship 2015
16/12/2015  Norway 25–26 Kolding 2,800 World Championship 2015
18/12/2015  Denmark 20–28 Herning 9,800 World Championship 2015
20/12/2015  France 23–34 Herning 1,000 World Championship 2015
10/03/2016  Croatia 22–23 Split 4,500 ECQ
12/03/2016  Croatia 31–29 Bar 3,500 ECQ
18/03/2016  Uruguay 34–19 Aarhus 1,100 OGQ
19/03/2016  Denmark 26–22 Aarhus 3,200 OGQ
20/03/2016  Romania 23–23 Aarhus 1,200 OGQ
02/06/2016  Macedonia 27–21 Skopje 600 ECQ
05/06/2016  Slovenia 24–22 Bijelo Polje 2,000 ECQ
06/08/2016  Spain 19–25 Rio de Janeiro 8,000 Olympic Games 2016
08/08/2016  Angola 25–27 Rio de Janeiro 2,000 Olympic Games 2016
10/08/2016  Romania 21–25 Rio de Janeiro 1,500 Olympic Games 2016
12/08/2016  Norway 19–28 Rio de Janeiro 3,000 Olympic Games 2016
14/08/2016  Brazil 23–29 Rio de Janeiro 10,000 Olympic Games 2016

WCQ - World Championship qualifiers; ECQ - European Championship qualifiers; OGQ - Olympic Games qualifiers

Montenegro national volleyball team[edit]

Men[edit]

The national volleyball team was formed in 2006, recently after independence. Montenegro is a full member of FIVB and CEV since 2006.
Montenegro played their first official match at 1 September 2007 in Podgorica and won against Latvia (3-1).
Until now, at major tournaments, Montenegro played in FIVB World League and European League. The team never qualified for World Championship or European Championship.
During the history, Montenegro won one gold medal at major men's volleyball tournaments.

Record[edit]

Below is a list of all FIVB/CEV competitions on which participated Montenegro national volleyball team.

Competition G W L
Olympic Games 2008 qualifiers
4
2
2
European Championship 2009 qualifiers
8
4
4
European Championship 2011 qualifiers
6
1
5
Olympic Games 2012 qualifierss
4
3
1
European Championship 2013 qualifiers
6
2
4
World Championship 2014 qualifiers
3
1
2
European League 2013
12
9
3
European Championship 2015 qualifiers
6
3
3
European League 2014
12
10
2
FIVB World League 2015
8
6
2
FIVB World League 2016
6
4
2
European Championship 2017 qualifiers
6
3
3
List of official matches[edit]

Below is a list of all official matches (under the FIVB/CEV) played by the national team since Montenegrin independence.

Date Opponent Result Venue Att Competition
01/09/2007  Latvia 3–1 Podgorica 2,500 OGQ
09/09/2007  Latvia 3–2 Riga 3,000 OGQ
28/11/2007  Italy 0–3 Catania 2,000 OGQ
30/11/2007  Croatia 1–3 Catania 500 OGQ
06/05/2008  Norway 3–0 Podgorica 2,000 ECQ
10/05/2008  Norway 3–0 Oslo 500 ECQ
16/05/2008  Poland 0–3 Olsztyn 2,200 ECQ
17/05/2008  Hungary 3–1 Olsztyn 1,300 ECQ
18/05/2008  Estonia 1–3 Olsztyn 1,500 ECQ
23/05/2008  Estonia 1–3 Tallinn 1,000 ECQ
24/05/2008  Poland 3–2 Tallinn 500 ECQ
25/05/2008  Hungary 2–3 Tallinn 200 ECQ
21/05/2010  Croatia 3–0 Bar 2,200 ECQ
22/05/2010  Estonia 2–3 Bar 2,200 ECQ
23/05/2010  Germany 0–3 Bar 2,000 ECQ
28/05/2010  Estonia 2–3 Tübingen 500 ECQ
29/05/2010  Germany 0–3 Tübingen 1,200 ECQ
30/05/2010  Croatia 1–3 Tübingen 400 ECQ
26/08/2011  Macedonia 3–0 Pljevlja 1,500 OGQ
02/09/2011  Macedonia 3–2 Skopje 2,500 OGQ
22/11/2011  Turkey 0–3 Poprad 300 OGQ
23/11/2011  Estonia 3–2 Poprad 200 OGQ
06/09/2012  Finland 0–3 Trikala 300 ECQ
07/09/2012  Greece 3–0 Trikala 800 ECQ
08/09/2012  Romania 3–0 Trikala 200 ECQ
14/09/2012  Greece 2–3 Vantaa 300 ECQ
15/09/2012  Romania 2–3 Vantaa 500 ECQ
16/09/2012  Finland 2–3 Vantaa 1,000 ECQ
24/05/2013  Ukraine 1–3 Skopje 200 WCQ
25/05/2013  Macedonia 0–3 Skopje 1,000 WCQ
26/05/2013  Albania 3–1 Skopje 150 WCQ
15/06/2013  Hungary 3–0 Kecskemét 400 European League 2013
16/06/2013  Czech Republic 1–3 Kecskemét 200 European League 2013
16/06/2013  Spain 3–1 Kecskemét 200 European League 2013
21/06/2013  Spain 3–2 Barcelona 600 European League 2013
22/06/2013  Czech Republic 1–3 Barcelona 100 European League 2013
23/06/2013  Hungary 3–0 Barcelona 100 European League 2013
28/06/2013  Hungary 3–0 Podgorica 500 European League 2013
29/06/2013  Spain 1–3 Podgorica 700 European League 2013
30/06/2013  Czech Republic 3–2 Podgorica 500 European League 2013
05/07/2013  Spain 3–1 Opava 400 European League 2013
06/07/2013  Czech Republic 3–2 Opava 2,500 European League 2013
06/07/2013  Hungary 3–0 Opava 200 European League 2013
16/05/2014  Romania 2–3 Podgorica 500 ECQ
17/05/2014  Croatia 1–3 Podgorica 500 ECQ
18/05/2014  Netherlands 3–2 Podgorica 300 ECQ
23/05/2014  Netherlands 1–3 Zagreb 200 ECQ
24/05/2014  Croatia 3–2 Zagreb 500 ECQ
25/05/2014  Romania 3–2 Zagreb 100 ECQ
06/06/2014  Poland 3–2 Milicz 1,000 European League 2014
08/06/2014  Poland 3–1 Wałbrzych 2,200 European League 2014
20/06/2014  Romania 1–3 Craiova 500 European League 2014
21/06/2014  Romania 3–1 Craiova 500 European League 2014
28/06/2014  Azerbaijan 3–0 Budva 300 European League 2014
29/06/2014  Azerbaijan 3–0 Budva 200 European League 2014
05/07/2014  Greece 3–0 Budva 400 European League 2014
06/07/2014  Greece 1–3 Budva 300 European League 2014
10/07/2014  Macedonia 3–1 Budva 700 European League 2014
16/07/2014  Macedonia 3–1 Budva 700 European League 2014
23/07/2014  Greece 3–2 Thessaloniki 2,500 FINAL
26/07/2014  Greece 3–1 Budva 1,500 FINAL
12/06/2015  Tunisia 3–0 Podgorica 3,000 World League 2015
13/06/2015  Puerto Rico 3–0 Podgorica 2,000 World League 2015
14/06/2015  Turkey 3–1 Podgorica 2,200 World League 2015
19/06/2015  Tunisia 3–0 Istanbul 300 World League 2015
20/06/2015  Puerto Rico 3–1 Istanbul 200 World League 2015
21/06/2015  Turkey 2–3 Istanbul 500 World League 2015
04/07/2015  China 3–1 Bratislava 1,500 World League 2015
05/07/2015  Egypt 2–3 Bratislava 1,500 World League 2015
17/06/2016  Germany 3–2 Mexico City 600 World League 2016
18/06/2016  Mexico 3–1 Mexico City 1,000 World League 2016
19/06/2016  Spain 3–2 Mexico City 700 World League 2016
24/06/2016  Venezuela 2–3 Tunis 200 World League 2016
25/06/2016  Tunisia 2–3 Tunis 600 World League 2016
26/06/2016  Mexico 3–1 Tunis 100 World League 2016
16/09/2016   Switzerland 3–0 Podgorica 1,800 ECQ
17/09/2016  Spain 3–2 Podgorica 2,000 ECQ
18/09/2016  Germany 0–3 Podgorica 2,500 ECQ
23/09/2016  Germany 0–3 Las Palmas 500 ECQ
24/09/2016  Spain 1–3 Las Palmas 1,000 ECQ
25/09/2016   Switzerland 3–0 Las Palmas 200 ECQ

WCQ - World Championship qualifiers; ECQ - European Championship qualifiers; OGQ - Olympic Games qualifiers

Women[edit]

Soon after the Montenegrin independence referendum, Volleyball Federation of Montenegro founded national teams. Women's team started to play in 2008, with the first match against Albania (3:0, friendly game).
Same year, Montenegro played its first games in official competitions - against Georgia in 2009 European Volleyball Championship qualifiers.

Record[edit]

Below is a list of all FIVB/CEV competitions on which participated Montenegro national volleyball team.

Competition G W L
European Championship 2009 qualifiers
8
2
6
European Championship 2011 qualifiers
6
0
6
European Championship 2013 qualifiers
6
0
6
World Championship 2014 qualifiers
8
2
6
European Championship 2015 qualifiers
9
4
5
2015 Games of the Small States
4
4
0
European Championship 2017 qualifiers
9
4
5
List of official matches[edit]

Below is a list of all official matches (under the FIVB/CEV) played by the national team since Montenegrin independence.

Date Opponent Result Venue Att Competition
08/05/2008  Georgia 3–0 Podgorica 1,000 ECQ
11/05/2008  Georgia 3–0 Tbilisi 1,200 ECQ
06/06/2008  Israel 0–3 Netanya 700 ECQ
07/06/2008  Turkey 0–3 Netanya 100 ECQ
08/06/2008  Greece 0–3 Netanya 100 ECQ
13/06/2008  Greece 1–3 Giannitsa 800 ECQ
14/06/2008  Turkey 0–3 Giannitsa 200 ECQ
15/06/2008  Israel 1–3 Giannitsa 100 ECQ
21/05/2010  Spain 0–3 Osijek 300 ECQ
22/05/2010   Switzerland 0–3 Osijek 300 ECQ
23/05/2010  Croatia 0–3 Osijek 1,000 ECQ
28/05/2010  Croatia 1–3 Tres Cantos 300 ECQ
29/05/2010  Spain 0–3 Tres Cantos 1,000 ECQ
30/05/2010   Switzerland 0–3 Tres Cantos 200 ECQ
07/09/2012  Belgium 0–3 Maribor 100 ECQ
08/09/2012  Slovenia 0–3 Maribor 200 ECQ
09/09/2012  France 0–3 Maribor 100 ECQ
14/09/2012  Slovenia 0–3 Kortrijk 100 ECQ
15/09/2012  Belgium 0–3 Kortrijk 500 ECQ
16/09/2012  France 0–3 Kortrijk 200 ECQ
24/05/2013  Macedonia 3–0 Herceg Novi 200 WCQ
25/05/2013  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3–1 Herceg Novi 100 WCQ
26/05/2013  Croatia 1–3 Herceg Novi 300 WCQ
02/10/2013   Switzerland 0–3 Ra'anana 100 WCQ
03/10/2013  Israel 0–3 Ra'anana 200 WCQ
04/10/2013  Greece 2–3 Ra'anana 100 WCQ
05/10/2013  Hungary 0–3 Ra'anana 100 WCQ
06/10/2013  Latvia 0–3 Ra'anana 100 WCQ
09/05/2014  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3–2 Bar 700 ECQ
10/05/2014  Estonia 3–0 Bar 1,200 ECQ
11/05/2014  Lithuania 3–0 Bar 1,500 ECQ
23/05/2014  Spain 3–1 Coslada 1,100 ECQ
24/05/2014  Czech Republic 0–3 Coslada 100 ECQ
25/05/2014  Slovenia 0–3 Coslada 100 ECQ
30/05/2014  Czech Republic 0–3 Plzeň 100 ECQ
31/05/2014  Spain 0–3 Plzeň 200 ECQ
01/06/2014  Slovenia 0–3 Plzeň 200 ECQ
02/06/2015  San Marino 3–0 Reykjavik 400 GSS 2015
03/06/2015  Luxembourg 3–0 Reykjavik 300 GSS 2015
04/06/2015  Iceland 3–0 Reykjavik 600 GSS 2015
06/06/2015  Liechtenstein 3–0 Reykjavik 200 GSS 2015
20/05/2016  Lithuania 3–1 Alytus 150 ECQ
21/05/2016  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2–3 Alytus 100 ECQ
22/05/2016  Norway 3–0 Alytus 100 ECQ
03/06/2016  Spain 3–0 Bar 1,000 European League 2016
04/06/2016  Azerbaijan 0–3 Bar 1,000 European League 2016
05/06/2016  France 3–2 Bar 1,000 European League 2016
10/06/2016  Azerbaijan 0–3 Rennes 200 European League 2016
11/06/2016  France 2–3 Rennes 700 European League 2016
12/06/2016  Spain 0–3 Rennes 200 European League 2016
16/09/2016  Romania 3–1 Sofia 100 ECQ
17/09/2016  Bulgaria 0–3 Sofia 500 ECQ
18/09/2016   Switzerland 2–3 Sofia 200 ECQ

WCQ - World Championship qualifiers; ECQ - European Championship qualifiers; GSS - Games of the Small States of Europe

Montenegro national water polo team[edit]

Men[edit]

List of official matches[edit]

Below is a list of all official matches (under the FINA/LEN) played by the national team since Montenegrin independence.

Date Opponent Result Venue Att Competition
16/03/2007  Ireland 25–2 Kotor 1,000 European B Championship
17/03/2007  Austria 26–1 Kotor 800 European B Championship
18/03/2007   Switzerland 30–3 Kotor 500 European B Championship
04/07/2007  Italy 11–13 Novi Sad 700 World League 2007
05/07/2007  Greece 14–6 Novi Sad 500 World League 2007
06/07/2007  Serbia 11–12 Novi Sad 1,000 World League 2007
07/07/2007  Germany 11–5 Novi Sad 500 World League 2007
08/07/2007  Turkey 16–5 Manchester 200 European B Championship
09/07/2007  Malta 21–2 Manchester 200 European B Championship
10/07/2007  Belgium 28–6 Manchester 100 European B Championship
11/07/2007  Macedonia 19–7 Manchester 200 European B Championship
12/07/2007  Belarus 14–5 Manchester 150 European B Championship
14/07/2007  Belarus 12–6 Manchester 300 European B Championship
15/07/2007  France 19–9 Manchester 500 Final
19/07/2007  Italy 12–11 Pescara 1,000 World League 2007
20/07/2007  Greece 11–3 Pescara 500 World League 2007
21/07/2007  Serbia 12–10 Pescara 800 World League 2007
22/07/2007  Germany 11–7 Pescara 400 World League 2007
02/09/2007  Italy 12–8 Bratislava 300 OGQ
03/09/2007  Slovenia 19–4 Bratislava 200 OGQ
04/09/2007  Greece 9–5 Bratislava 300 OGQ
05/09/2007  Netherlands 15–5 Bratislava 100 OGQ
08/09/2007  Russia 12–5 Bratislava 500 OGQ
09/09/2007  Romania 9–8 Bratislava 1,000 OGQ
04/01/2008  Slovenia 18–3 Dubrovnik 500 ECQ
05/01/2008  Great Britain 18–3 Dubrovnik 300 ECQ
06/01/2008  Croatia 6–7 Dubrovnik 3,000 ECQ
23/05/2008  Italy 9–7 Budva 1,200 World League 2008
24/05/2008  Greece 14–6 Budva 1,000 World League 2008
25/05/2008  Croatia 13–11 Budva 1,500 World League 2008
30/05/2008  Greece 10–11 Athens 500 World League 2008
31/05/2008  Italy 11–10 Athens 200 World League 2008
01/06/2008  Croatia 13–9 Athens 300 World League 2008

WCQ - World Championship qualifiers; ECQ - European Championship qualifiers; OGQ - Olympic Games qualifiers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Chaplin (2006). "No decision yet on Gibraltar". UEFA.com. Archived from the original on 28 November 2006. Retrieved 11 April 2007.  For the first time, Montenegro was on the FIFA rankings in June 2007.