OFK Grbalj

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Omladinski fudbalski klub Grbalj (pronounced [ɡr̩̂baʎ]) is a Montenegrin football club based in the small town of Radanovići, municipality of Kotor. They currently compete in the Montenegrin First League.

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Full nameOmladinski fudbalski klub Grbalj
Nickname(s)Trikolori (The Tricolors)
Founded1995; 25 years ago (1995)
GroundStadion Donja Sutvara,
Radanovići, Kotor
Capacity1,500
ChairmanMarko Carević
ManagerZoran Govedarica
LeagueMontenegrin First League
2018–19Montenegrin First League, 6th

HistoryEdit

The first football club in Radanovići, which existed only few seasons, was founded in 1970. After many years, the club was refounded in June 1995[1] and in their first season the team gained promotion to the Montenegrin Republic League for the 1996-97 season (third tier of the FR Yugoslavia football system). After only three seasons in the Republic League, in the summer of 1999, OFK Grbalj became a member of the FR Yugoslavia Second League, which was the biggest success of the team until 2006.[2] OFK Grbalj spent four seasons in the Second Yugoslav League.

After Montenegrin independence, OFK Grbalj became a member of the Montenegrin First League. In the 2006-07 season, the team achieved third place, just behind the two of the most successful teams in national competitions, Zeta and Budućnost Podgorica. Over the next two seasons, OFK Grbalj finished as a fourth-placed team. During subsequent seasons, the team didn't achieve the same successes as in their first seasons in top-tier competition, but they were never relegated from the First League.

OFK Grbalj holds two all-time records in the Montenegrin First League. On 29 May 2010 they defeated Kom 11-0, which is the biggest margin of victory in the history of league. Five years later, on 23 May 2015, OFK Grbalj beat Mornar in Bar 7-0, which is the biggest away victory in league.

In the 2016-17 season, OFK Grbalj had the greatest success in their history by reaching the Montenegrin Cup final. They lost game against Sutjeska 1-0.

First League RecordEdit

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

Season Pos G W D L GF GA
2006–07 3 33 14 7 12 37 30
2007–08 4 33 14 13 6 40 25
2008–09 4 33 15 5 13 47 34
2009–10 5 33 15 8 10 66 42
2010–11 7 33 10 8 15 30 35
2011–12 9 33 9 7 17 28 49
2012–13 4 33 13 12 8 41 21
2013–14 7 33 11 10 12 36 40
2014–15 5 33 15 7 11 52 44
2015–16 7 33 11 5 17 38 49
2016–17 7 33 11 13 9 28 25

OFK Grbalj in European competitionsEdit

For the first time, OFK Grbalj played in European competitions on season 2007-08.
They were first team from Montenegrin coastal region which played in UEFA competitions. Until now, OFK Grbalj played two seasons in European cups.

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2007 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R   Gloria Bistrița 1–1 1–2 2–3  
2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R   Čelik Zenica 2–1 2–3 4–4  
2R   Sivasspor 2–2 0–1 2–3  

HonoursEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 24 June 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   MF Vladan Kordić
3   DF Dragan Grivić
5   MF Marko Nikolić
8   FW Zdravko Dragićević
14   MF Petar Vukčević
15   DF Milan Carević
16   DF Ćetko Manojlović
17   MF Nikola Obradović
18   MF Vojin Pavlović
23   MF Stefan Stevanović
25   FW Žarko Korać
27   GK Stefan Spasojević
No. Position Player
29   MF Milan Simonović
  DF Marko Kraljević
  DF Nikola Čelebić
  MF Milan Simonović
  MF Bojan Lazarević
  DF Milos Zvicer
  FW Šaleta Kordić
  DF Marko Kraljević
  GK Aleksandar Nikolić
  MF Danilo Tomić
  FW Julián Montenegro
  FW Ivan Vuković

Notable playersEdit

For the list of former and current players with Wikipedia article, please see Category:OFK Grbalj players.

StadiumEdit

OFK Grbalj play at Stadion Donja Sutvara, near the main road between Budva and Kotor. Stadium capacity is 1,500 seats on one stand and it doesn't meet UEFA standards for European competitions. Except the main ground, there is smaller artificial pitch at Donja Sutvara football complex.

SponsorsEdit

  • Official sponsor: Carinvest
  • Official kit supplier: Givova

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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