FC Smolevichi

FC Smolevichi is a Belarusian football club based in Smolevichi, Minsk Oblast.

Smolevichi
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Full nameFootball Club Smolevichi
Founded2009; 12 years ago (2009)
GroundOzyorny Stadium, Smolevichi
Capacity1,600
PresidentSergey Mikhailov
ManagerAleksey Mikhaylov (caretaker)
LeagueBelarusian First League
2020Belarusian Premier League, 16th (relegated)
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

The team was founded in 2009 as Vigvam Smolevichi. The same year, they debuted in the Minsk Oblast championship. In 2010, they joined the Belarusian Second League. They were renamed to Smolevichi in 2011 and to Smolevichi-STI in 2012.[1] Smolevichi-STI won the 2012 Second League season, and have been playing in the First League since 2013. In January 2016, they reached the agreement with BATE Borisov to become Borisov's team farm club, although the partnership only lasted for one season.

In 2017, Smolevichi-STI finished second in the First League and were promoted. They made their Belarusian Premier League debut in 2018. In January 2018, they reverted their name back to FC Smolevichi.

In 2020, the club rejoined the top tier after finishing in 2nd place in the 2019 First League.

Name changesEdit

  • 2009: founded as Vigvam Smolevichi
  • 2011: renamed to Smolevichi
  • 2012: renamed to Smolevichi-STI
  • 2018: renamed to FC Smolevichi

Current squadEdit

As of February 2021

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   BLR Dmitriy Zakharevich
10 MF   BLR Yevgeniy Malinovskiy
11 MF   BLR Vladislav Savko
13 MF   BLR Dmitriy Belko
No. Pos. Nation Player
83 MF   BLR Maksim Savostikov
97 DF   BLR Ivan Shavel

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "О клубе — ФК Смолевичи". fcsmolevichi.by.

External linksEdit