RK Crvenka

RK Crvenka (Serbian Cyrillic: РК Црвенка) is a Serbian handball club based in Crvenka. They compete in the Serbian Handball Super League.

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Full nameRukometni klub Crvenka
Nickname(s)Veverice (The Squirrels)
Founded1952
ArenaSC Crvenka
PresidentVladan Račić
Head coachVladimir Zejak
LeagueSerbian Handball Super League
2019–20Annulled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
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HistoryEdit

The first handball club in Crvenka was established in 1952. They competed under the name RK Partizan. In 1959, the club merged with local club RK Jedinstvo to form RK Crvenka. They made their Yugoslav Championship debut in 1965. Two years later, the club won its first trophy, capturing the Yugoslav Cup. They achieved their greatest success by winning the national championship in 1969. The club would reach the European Cup semi-finals in the 1969–70 season.

Between 2008 and 2013, the club competed for five seasons in the Serbian Handball Super League. They earned promotion back to the top flight in 2020.[1]

HonoursEdit

Yugoslav League

  • 1968–69

Yugoslav Cup

  • 1966–67, 1987–88

SponsorshipEdit

During its history, the club has been known by a variety of names due to sponsorship reasons:

  • Crvenka Jaffa Panon
  • Crvenka Jaffa

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. ^ "Upriličen svečani prijem za rukometaše RK Crvenka" (in Serbian). nasemesto.rs. 23 September 2020. Retrieved 25 September 2020.

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