FK Makedonija G.P.

FK Makedonija Gjorče Petrov (Macedonian: ФК Македонија Ѓорче Петров), commonly referred to as FK Makedonija G.P. (Macedonian: ФК Македонија Ѓ.П.) is a football club based in the municipality of Ǵorče Petrov, in Skopje, North Macedonia. They are currently playing in the Macedonian First League.

FK Makedonija G.P.
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Full nameFK Makedonija Gjorče Petrov
Nickname(s)Лавови (Lions)
Жолто-црвени (The Yellow-reds)
Founded1932; 91 years ago (1932)
GroundǴorče Petrov Stadium
Capacity3,000
ChairmanLjupčo Matevski
ManagerMuharem Bajrami
LeagueMacedonian First League
2021–224th
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1932 as HASK (Hanrievski amaterski sportski klub).[1] During its history, the club was also known as Lokomotiva, Rudar, Industrijalec, and Jugokokta. The club received its current name in the 1989/90 season in commemoration of Gyorche Petrov, a revolutionary considered an important figure of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization.

Champions 1991 Makedonija had a great season , with 23 victories 9 losses and only 2 draws .Finishing on the top of the league table in front of traditionally great teams like: Rabotnichki , Belasica , SKOPJE , Tikvesh , Metalurg , KUMANOVO all previous Champions at the time and next season up-coming champion SASA . The title was won mainly because of the great games and victories at the home ground in Gjorche Petrov. That season Makedonija got up on the higher level and established the club as the league favorites.

Makedonija entered the Macedonian First League when Macedonian Republic League transformed into First League in 1992. They were relegated in 1993/94 season. After playing one season in the Macedonian Second League they were back in the top division. In the 1997/98 season they finished third and qualified to play in the Intertoto Cup, where they played against NK Olimpija Ljubljana from Sloveniain the first round, and SC Bastia from France in the second. In the 2001/02 season they were relegated again, and played three seasons in the second division. Makedonija GP returned to the First League in the 2005/06 season with their best performance, finishing second.

 
Macedonian First League Trophy 1991,2009
 
National Football Cup 2006,2022
Cup Winners 2006 In the season 2005-06 FK Makedonija won the National Cup for the first time.In the final first round they had to face FK Ohrid at their famous Bilyana's Springs stadium.FK Makedonija managed to pull out an easy away win 0-3.In the Second round they've eliminated FK Napredok on aggregate 4-2,winning the home game 2-0 and drawing away 2-2. The Quarter-finals came and they faced FK Cementarnica winning both matches home and away 1-0 making it 2-0 n aggregate.In the Semi-finals they've faced FK Sileks ,drawing the first match at home 1-1 ,while winning the famous game away 2-1 and reaching their first final.

The final game was held at the City Park National Arena. In a thriller match they won their first final by 3-2 with a goal in 92 second minute of stoppage time.The goal scorer was legendary Filip Ivanovski.

They played in the qualifying rounds of the UEFA Cup 2006-07, where they lost to Bulgarian side Lokomotiv Sofia 3–1 on aggregate.


Champions 2009 Makedonija had another great season and this time with even more difficult opponents such as: Vardar , Sileks , Pobeda , Pelister , Rabotnichki all numerous times Champions in the decades before. This time Makedonija played great winning both Home and Away games. This season Makedonija managed to reach the European Champions League qualifying stage . They've finished their Marvelous season on the top of the league table by Winning 17 games , 10 draws and only 3 defeats ,establishing the reputation of the big team in the domestic league championship.

After Makedonija GP quit the first league at the 2009–10 season, the club was unable to participate at any senior level; however, the club's board took over a third-tier club MFK Treska from the nearby village of Šiševo, moving the team to Makedonija's stadium, and became supported by the old Makedonija's fans. MFK Treska won the Macedonian Third League North promotion play-off in 2010–11, and had been playing in the Macedonian Second League in the 2011–12 season with ambitions to gain promotion to the top flight by sharing the top place on the table after the first round of the season. The name change request was expected for some time now, and the Football Federation of Macedonia, on January 10, 2012, finally accepted the request by MFK Treska to change its name and become officially registered as FK Makedonija Ǵorče Petrov, name under which they will compete for the rest of the season.[2]

Cup Winners 2022-The Shoot Out Champions In the season 2021-22 FK Makedonija won the National Cup.In the Final Round 1 they met FK Detonit and managed easy away Victory 0-3.In the Second round they draw away with Akademija Pandev 1-1 and the penalty roulette decided the match,ending 3-5 for FK Makedonija. They had the home ground advantage in the quarter finals eliminating the Champions.Regular time was a draw 0-0 and after the shoot out 4-1 for the hosts.In the Semi-Finals,they had to play away again . The match finished 0-0 ,and again they,ve beat the home side FK Struga after penalty roulette 2-4.
The final match was played at the City Park National Arena . It was a draw after the regular time again finishing 0-0 . FK Makedonija managed to beat FK Sileks in the final match after the shoot out this time 4-3 .

HonoursEdit

Domestic LeagueEdit

Domestic CupEdit

Recent seasonsEdit

 
Logo of Treska
Season League Cup European competitions Top goalscorer
Division P W D L F A Pts Pos Player Goals
1992–93 1. MFL 34 10 12 12 31 51 32 14th
1993–94 1. MFL 30 2 6 22 17 55 10 16th ↓ R2
1994–95 2. MFL West 30 9 6 15 31 40 33 1st ↑
1995–96 1. MFL 28 10 7 11 35 37 37 7th QF
1996–97 1. MFL 26 10 4 12 38 30 34 7th SF Dragan Mučibabić 12
1997–98 1. MFL 25 12 5 8 34 25 42 3rd QF Vlado Trifunov 11
1998–99 1. MFL 29 10 7 9 44 40 37 6th QF Intertoto Cup R2
1999–00 1. MFL 26 10 6 10 29 28 36 7th QF Mario Petkov 11
2000–01 1. MFL 26 9 4 13 46 42 31 10th R1 Mario Petkov 19
2001–02 1. MFL 20 7 3 10 29 28 24 11th ↓ R2
2002–03 2. MFL 36 11 9 13 45 39 42 8th R2
2003–04 2. MFL 32 15 6 11 50 46 51 7th R2
2004–05 2. MFL 33 22 5 6 76 34 71 3rd ↑ R2
2005–06 1. MFL 33 21 6 6 55 23 69 2nd W Filip Ivanovski 22
2006–07 1. MFL 33 18 10 5 65 29 64 3rd R2 UEFA Cup QR1 Filip Ivanovski 10
2007–08 1. MFL 33 13 5 15 34 42 24 7th SF Intertoto Cup R2
2008–09 1. MFL 30 17 10 3 46 15 61 1st RU César de Brito 11
2009–10 1. MFL FFM expelled Makedonija GP from the league QF Champions League QR2 Ivica Gligorovski 14
2010–111 3. MFL North
Group A
21 15 1 5 61 25 46 1st ↑ PR
2011–121 2. MFL 33 14 6 10 48 31 48 4th R1
2012–13 2. MFL 30 21 4 5 60 21 67 1st ↑ PR Vladimir Mojsovski 13
2013–14 1. MFL 33 9 5 19 40 56 32 10th ↓ R2 Ermedin Adem 11
2014–15 2. MFL 27 11 8 8 29 18 41 4th R1
2015–16 2. MFL 27 13 7 7 35 33 46 2nd ↑ QF Kristijan Stojkoski 14
2016–17 1. MFL 36 4 11 21 35 80 23 10th ↓ R1 Alen Jasharoski 12
2017–18 2. MFL West 27 17 5 5 49 23 56 1st ↑ R1 Bobi Bozhinovski 13
2018–19 1. MFL 36 12 11 13 45 50 47 5th RU Hristijan Kirovski 11
2019–202 1. MFL 23 7 8 8 24 28 29 6th N/A Europa League QR1 Padú 7
2020–21 1. MFL 33 16 7 10 53 43 55 4th SF Bobi Bozhinovski 8
2021–22 1. MFL 33 17 6 10 46 44 57 4th W Ermedin Adem 11

1 In the 2010–11 and in the autumn part of 2011–12 season the club was competed under the name Treska.

2 The 2019–20 season was abandoned due to the COVID-19 pandemic in North Macedonia.[3]

Makedonija GP in EuropeEdit

  • Q = qualifier
  • R1 = first round / R2 = second round
Season Competition Round Club Score
1998 UEFA Intertoto Cup R1   Olimpija Ljubljana 4–2, 1–1  
R2   SC Bastia 1–0, 0–7  
2006/07 UEFA Cup Q1   Lokomotiv Sofia 0–2, 1–1  
2007 UEFA Intertoto Cup R1   Ethnikos Achnas 0–1, 2–0  
R2   Cherno More Varna 0–4, 0–3  
2009/10 UEFA Champions League Q2   BATE Borisov 0–2, 0–2  
2019/20 UEFA Europa League Q1   Alashkert 1–3, 0–3  
2022/23 UEFA Europa Conference League Q2   CSKA Sofia 0–0, 0−4  

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 2 February 2023.

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   MKD Hristijan Stevkovski
3 FW   MKD Aleksej Slavkov
4 DF   MKD Filip Mishevski
5 DF   MKD Bojan Ilievski
6 DF   MKD Esmin Lichina
7 FW   BRA Matheus Lemos
8 MF   MKD Gjorgi Stoilov
9 FW   MKD Emir Skenderi
10 MF   MKD Arbi Vosha
11 MF   MKD Stefan Lazarevikj
15 MF   MKD Dragan Stojkov
16 DF   MKD Riste Lembovski
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 MF   MKD Jovan Popzlatanov
18 FW   MKD Samir Fazli
19 FW   SRB Vukašin Jovković
20 FW   MKD Altin Aliji
21 FW   GHA Basit Abdul Khalid
22 MF   MKD Agan Abazi
23 MF   MKD Filip Aleksovski
24 MF   CIV Adama Samake
25 GK   MKD Stefan Tasev
29 DF   BRA Andrey Jago
32 MF   MKD Kristijan Stojkoski
33 DF   MKD Hristijan Pecov

Historical list of coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ History Archived 2012-01-13 at the Wayback Machine at official website (in Macedonian)
  2. ^ Treska officially becomes Makedonija GjP at MacedonianFootball.com, 10-1-2012
  3. ^ "Вонредна седница на Управен одбор на Фудбалска федерација на Македонија: Прекин на натпреварувачката сезона 2019/2020". Фудбалска Федерација на Македонија. 4 June 2020.

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