Petar Nikezić

Petar Nikezić (Serbian Cyrillic: Петар Никезић; 3 April 1950 – 19 July 2014) was a Yugoslav and Serbian footballer who played as a forward.[1] He is best remembered for his powerful shots and set pieces.[2]

Petar Nikezić
Personal information
Full name Petar Nikezić
Date of birth (1950-04-03)3 April 1950
Place of birth Zmajevo, FPR Yugoslavia
Date of death 19 July 2014(2014-07-19) (aged 64)
Place of death Novi Sad, Serbia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
1965–1967 Vojvodina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1978 Vojvodina 263 (91)
1978 Tulsa Roughnecks 2 (0)
1978 VÖEST Linz 16 (1)
1979–1980 Vojvodina 26 (9)
1980–1982 Osijek 29 (11)
1983 Šibenik 6 (2)
Total 342 (114)
National team
1971–1973 Yugoslavia 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

During his two spells with Vojvodina (1967–78 and 1979–80), Nikezić made a total of 289 appearances and scored 100 goals in the Yugoslav First League.[3] He also briefly played for the Tulsa Roughnecks of the North American Soccer League,[4] before joining Austrian club VÖEST Linz in 1978.[5]

International careerEdit

At international level, Nikezić was capped three times for Yugoslavia between 1971 and 1973.[6]

HonoursEdit

Vojvodina

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "In memoriam: Preminuo Vošin "bombarder" Petar Nikezić" (in Serbian). blic.rs. 20 July 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Petar Nikezić – kralj bombardera" (in Serbian). dotkomsite.com. 11 February 2016. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Petar Nikezic". fkvojvodina.rs. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Petar Nikezic". nasljerseys.com. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Petar Nikezic" (in German). bundesliga.at. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Nikezić Petar" (in Serbian). reprezentacija.rs. Retrieved 26 December 2018.

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