FK Dečić (Montenegrin Cyrillic: ФК Дечић, Albanian: KF Deçiqi) is a Montenegrin football club from Tuzi. Currently, the club is member of the Montenegrin First League. It is a part of Dečić sport society.

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Full nameFudbalski klub Dečić Tuzi
Nickname(s)Plavi (The Blues)
Short nameDEČ
Founded1926; 97 years ago (1926)
GroundStadion Tuško Polje
Tuzi, Montenegro
ChairmanPal Dreshaj
ManagerJuraj Jarábek
LeagueMontenegrin First League
2021–22Montenegrin First League, 3rd
WebsiteClub website


Founded during 1926, it's named after Dečić hill. The team played only non-league matches in period before World War II. First official competition in which participated FK Dečić lowest-tier Fourth League - Central in which they participated until the beginning of the seventies. In that era, big local rivalry between FK Dečić and neighbouring FK Zeta was born.
First significant success during the SFR Yugoslavia era was title of Fourth League champion on season 1972–73, which meant promotion of FK Dečić to the third-tier competition Montenegrin Republic League.[1]
Most of their seasons until the end of century, FK Dečić spent in the Republic League, with few relegations to the Fourth League. Best successes at that time, Dečić made at seasons 1988–89, with third place in the Montenegrin Republic League and 1989–90, when they were runners-up.
Greatest result in that time, Dečić made at season 2003–04. After hard struggle with FK Lovćen, the team from Tuzi won the champions title in the Republic League and secured historical, first promotion to the Yugoslav Second League. FK Dečić debuted in the Second League in the 2004-05 season, and finished high, in third position.[2] Next year, Dečić finished in seventh place.[3]
After Montenegrin independence, FK Dečić became a member of the Montenegrin First League (season 2006-07), which was historical result of the team from Tuzi. Dečić played its first game in the First League on 12 August 2006, against FK Mogren in Budva (1-1). A week later, FK Dečić played its first top-division on renovated stadium in Tuzi against Montenegrin strongest side FK Budućnost (0-3) in front of 3,000 spectators.[3] That was a record attendance on FK Dečić home games.
Until 2012, FK Dečić spent six consecutive seasons in the First League. But after the 2011–12 season, the team was relegated to the Montenegrin Second League.
Next seasons, the club spent with often promotions and relegations between the First and Second League, with final return to top-division at the 2015-16 season, after great result in the First League playoff matches against FK Mogren (2-1; 5–0). During the next two seasons, with head-coaches Viktor Trenevski and Edis Mulalić, FK Dečić made significant results in the First League, finished at the upper half of table.
Era of good results finished after the 2017-18 season, as FK Dečić finished at the bottom and was relegated to the Second League.
Two years later, the team from Tuzi, as a champion of 2019-20 Montenegrin Second League, made another comeback to the top tier. They would start the 2020–21 Montenegrin First League with a promising 2–0 win at home against the former Montenegrin First League champions FK Budućnost. That season would become the most successful start to a season in the clubs history.

Talent producingEdit

The best known player to come up through the club is Refik Šabanadžović who later went on to a notable career with Željezničar and Red Star Belgrade and won the UEFA Champions League. Other notable players are Ardian Đokaj and Sanibal Orahovac.

First League RecordEdit

For the first time, Dečić played in the Montenegrin First League in the 2006–07 season. Below is a list of FK Dečić scores in the First League by every single season.

Season Pos G W D L GF GA
2006–07 10 33 8 10 15 29 46
2007–08 7 33 10 8 15 26 37
2008–09 11 33 9 4 20 23 45
2009–10 9 33 8 11 14 27 35
2010–11 6 33 10 9 14 24 33
2011–12 10 33 10 4 19 34 51
2013–14 12 33 5 9 19 32 61
2015–16 6 33 11 6 16 38 49
2016–17 5 33 14 8 11 27 32
2017–18 12 36 3 12 21 25 64
2020–21 3 36 13 15 8 39 28
2021–22 3 36 15 11 10 54 44

Honours and achievementsEdit

European recordEdit

As of match played 14 July 2022

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Agg.
2021–22 UEFA Europa Conference League 1QR   Drita 0–1 1–2 1–3
2022–23 UEFA Europa Conference League 1QR   Dinamo Minsk 1–2 1–1 2–3
  • QR: Qualifying round


Current squadEdit

As of 1 November 2022[4]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
3 DF   MNE Robert Gjelaj
4 DF   MNE Adrijan Rudović
6 MF   MNE Danilo Marković
7 MF   MNE Adil Adžović
8 MF   MNE Matija Božanović
9 FW   MNE Fatos Bećiraj
10 FW   MNE Damir Kojašević
12 GK   MNE Marjan Vuljaj
13 GK   MNE Pavle Velimirović
14 MF   MNE Mario Gjolaj
15 MF   MNE Pjetër Lulgjuraj
17 MF   MNE Jovan Nikolić
19 DF   MNE Ivan Novović
20 FW   MNE Aleksa Maras
No. Pos. Nation Player
21 GK   MNE Stefan Popović
22 DF   MNE Jonathan Drešaj (captain)
24 MF   MNE Radule Živković
27 MF   MNE Draško Božović
28 MF   MNE Demir Krkanović
29 MF   MNE Danilo Pešukić
33 MF   MNE Ajdin Đoković
45 DF   MNE Ronaldo Rudović
55 DF   SRB Mladen Zeljković
70 FW   MNE Velizar Janketić
74 DF   MNE Marko Tući
MF   MNE Milan Vušurović
MF   BRA Pedro Sass
FW   MNE Sead Abdović

Players with multiple nationalitiesEdit

Notable playersEdit

For the list of former and current players with Wikipedia article, please see Category:FK Dečić players.
Below is the list of FK Dečić players which made international careers or played for national teams of their countries.

Historical list of coachesEdit



FK Dečić home ground is Stadion Tuško Polje, built during 2006. The stadium was renovated several times,[12][13] so today it has a capacity of 2,000 seats on two stands. Next phase of works will be expanding of the western stand[14] and after that, capacity of the stadium will be 3,000 seats. In addition to the main field is an auxiliary field with artificial grass that is used for competitions in the junior categories.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 'Crnogorski klubovi u fudbalskim takmičenjima 1946-2016', Podgorica, 2016.
  2. ^ "Serbia and Montenegro 2004/05". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 10 December 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Serbia and Montenegro 2005/06". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 10 December 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  4. ^ Roster - FCSG
  5. ^ Fuad Krkanović ponovo na klupi Dečića - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
  6. ^ Viktor Trenevski preuzeo Dečić - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
  7. ^ Rastali se Savović i Dečić - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
  8. ^ Mulalić: Hvala igračima, ovo je njihova pobjeda - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
  9. ^ Mirko Marić trener Dečića - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
  10. ^ Trenevski ponovo vodi Dečić - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
  11. ^ Mulalić se vratio u Dečić - Vijesti (in Montenegrin)
  12. ^ "eKapija - Login". Archived from the original on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  13. ^ "Povećan kapacitet stadiona FK Dečić". Archived from the original on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  14. ^ "Ne računaju na dvoranu u Beglacima". Archived from the original on 23 April 2018. Retrieved 23 April 2018.

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