Ivan Nikčević

Ivan Nikčević (Serbian Cyrillic: Иван Никчевић; born 11 February 1981) is a Serbian handball player for Spanish club Benidorm.

Ivan Nikčević
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Nikčević in 2015
Personal information
Full name Ivan Nikčević
Born (1981-02-11) 11 February 1981 (age 40)
Nikšić, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Left wing
Club information
Current club Benidorm
Number 37
Youth career
Team
Sutjeska Nikšić
Senior clubs
Years Team
1998–2005
Crvena zvezda
2005–2007
Altea
2007–2008
Almería
2008–2010
Portland San Antonio
2010–2011
Granollers
2011–2012
Valladolid
2012–2016
Wisła Płock
2016–2020
Sporting CP
2020–
Benidorm
National team
Years Team
Serbia and Montenegro
2006–2016
Serbia
Medal record
Men's handball
Representing  Serbia
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 2012 Serbia Team

Club careerEdit

Over the course of his career that spanned more than two decades, Nikčević played for Crvena zvezda (1998–2005), Altea (2005–2007), Almería (2007–2008), Portland San Antonio (2008–2010), Granollers (2010–2011), Valladolid (2011–2012), Wisła Płock (2012–2016) and Sporting CP (2016–2020). He helped the Portuguese club win the EHF Challenge Cup in the 2016–17 season.[1]

International careerEdit

A Serbia international since its inception,[2] Nikčević made his major debut for the national team at the 2009 World Men's Handball Championship. He was also a member of the team that won the silver medal at the 2012 European Men's Handball Championship.[3] After serving as team captain at the 2016 European Men's Handball Championship, Nikčević retired from the national team.[4]

HonoursEdit

Crvena zvezda
Sporting CP

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ivan Nikcevic termina ligação com o Sporting" (in Portuguese). record.pt. 20 May 2020. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Rukometaši putuju u Egipat" (in Serbian). sportskacentrala.com. 13 December 2006. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Srbija osvojila srebro u Beogradu" (in Serbian). b92.net. 29 January 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Žarko Šešum novi kapiten rukometaša" (in Serbian). b92.net. 4 April 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2020.

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