Ostoja Stjepanović

Ostoja Stjepanović (Macedonian: Остоја Стјепановиќ; born 17 January 1985) is a Macedonian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serbian club Rad.

Ostoja Stjepanović
Ostoja Stjepanovic - SV Mattersburg.jpg
Stjepanović with SV Mattersburg in 2009
Personal information
Full name Ostoja Stjepanović
Date of birth (1985-01-17) 17 January 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth Skopje, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Rad
Number 17
Youth career
Makedonija Gjorče Petrov
2001–2003 Partizan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Partizan 0 (0)
2003–2005Teleoptik (loan) 41 (1)
2005–2006Slavija Sarajevo (loan) 17 (0)
2006Dinamo Vranje (loan) 14 (0)
2007Vardar (loan) 29 (4)
2008 Čukarički 19 (2)
2009–2010 SV Mattersburg 28 (1)
2011 Taraz 16 (3)
2011–2013 Vardar 57 (5)
2013–2015 Wisła Kraków 37 (0)
2015 OFK Beograd 14 (0)
2016 AEL Limassol 13 (0)
2016–2017 Śląsk Wrocław 27 (1)
2017–2018 Rabotnički 45 (7)
2019 Makedonija 16 (1)
2019– Rad 15 (0)
National team
2002 Macedonia U17[a] 2 (0)
2002–2003 Macedonia U19[a] 9 (0)
2012–2017 Macedonia 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 April 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 April 2020

Club careerEdit

Stjepanović agreed to join the Partizan youth system from Makedonija Gjorče Petrov at age 16.[1] He would make his senior debut on loan at Teleoptik in 2003. After spending two seasons with the Serbian League Belgrade side, Stjepanović was sent out on loan to Bosnian club Slavija Sarajevo for the 2005–06 season.

In early 2009, Stjepanović moved to Austria and signed with SV Mattersburg. He spent one and a half seasons with the Bundesliga club. From March to June 2011, Stjepanović played for Kazakhstan Premier League side Taraz.

In August 2011, Stjepanović returned to his homeland and rejoined Vardar. He helped the club win back-to-back championship titles in 2012 and 2013, contributing with five goals in 57 appearances. In July 2013, Stjepanović signed a two-year contract with Polish club Wisła Kraków.[2]

International careerEdit

Stjepanović was capped for Macedonia at under-17 and under-19 levels. He made his full international debut for Macedonia on 14 November 2012, coming on as a substitute in a 3–2 home friendly victory over Slovenia.[3] As of April 2020, he has earned 18 caps, scoring no goals.[4]

HonoursEdit

Vardar

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Only official UEFA matches included

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ostoja: Partizanu ništa ne zameram" (in Serbian). zurnal.rs. 19 April 2020. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Ostoja Stjepanović podpisał kontrakt z Wisłą Kraków" (in Polish). gol24.pl. 14 July 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Player Database". eu-football.info. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
  4. ^ Appearances for (North) Macedonia National Team - RSSSF

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