RK Železničar 1949

RK Železničar 1949 (Serbian Cyrillic: РК Железничар 1949) is a Serbian handball club based in Niš. They compete in the Serbian Handball Super League.

RK Železničar 1949
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Full nameRukometni klub Železničar 1949
Founded2009
ArenaSC Čair
Capacity4,000
PresidentLjubomir Pavlović
Head coachĐorđe Teodorović
LeagueSerbian Handball Super League
2020/214
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Home
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Website
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HistoryEdit

The club was formed as RK Naissus on 7 September 2009 by the amalgamation of RK Železničar and ORK Niš. They immediately started competing in the Serbian Handball Super League by inheriting the spot from ORK Niš.

On 5 December 2011, the club changed its name to RK Železničar. They won their first trophy, the Serbian Handball Cup, in the 2013–14 season. After suffering relegation from the top flight in 2016, the club spent the following season without competing.

Ahead of the 2017–18 season, the club received a wild card entry to the Serbian Handball Super League.

HonoursEdit

Serbian Cup

  • 2013–14, 2017–18

Notable playersEdit

The list includes players who played for their respective national teams in any major international tournaments, such as the Olympic Games, World Championships and European Championships:

Head coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Miloš Stanić novi trener RK Naisus" (in Serbian). juznevesti.com. 6 December 2010. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Zoran Živković novi trener Naisusa" (in Serbian). juznevesti.com. 1 September 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  3. ^ "RK Železničar menja trenera" (in Serbian). juznevesti.com. 6 April 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Jovica Cvetković novi trener Železničara" (in Serbian). juznevesti.com. 9 April 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  5. ^ "RK Železničar ostao bez trenera" (in Serbian). juznevesti.com. 1 October 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  6. ^ "Jovica Cvetković otišao iz Železničara" (in Serbian). juznevesti.com. 13 December 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Piki Stanojević novi trener Železničara" (in Serbian). juznevesti.com. 26 August 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  8. ^ "Železničar sa novim stručnim štabom" (in Serbian). juznevesti.com. 14 April 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  9. ^ "Železničar počeo pripreme, novi trener Josif Petković" (in Serbian). juznevesti.com. 7 August 2017. Retrieved 29 October 2020.

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