Rukometni klub Zagreb (English: Zagreb Handball Club, pronounced [zǎːɡrɛb]), currently known as Prvo plinarsko društvo Zagreb or simply PPD Zagreb for sponsorship reasons, is a men's professional handball club from Zagreb, Croatia. It competes in the Croatian Premier League, SEHA League, and the EHF Champions League.
|RK PPD Zagreb|
|Full name||Rukometni klub|
Prvo plinarsko društvo Zagreb
|Founded||1922; 98 years ago|
|Head coach||Vlado Šola|
The team was formerly known as Badel 1862 Zagreb, Banka Croatia Zagreb and Croatia Osiguranje Zagreb for sponsorship reasons. Nowadays, it is called Prvo plinarsko društvo Zagreb or simply PPD Zagreb.
Zagreb was 33 times national champion and won national cup 27 times. Zagreb was also European champion twice and played another four times in the finals, and is among top eight most successful handball clubs in the EHF Champions League's history.
- Zagreb-Viadukt (1982–1983)
- Zagreb-Chromos (1983–1991)
- Zagreb Loto (1991–1992)
- Badel 1862 Zagreb (1992–1995)
- Banka Croatia Zagreb (1995–1996)
- Badel 1862 Zagreb (1996–2002)
- Rukometni klub Zagreb (2002–2006)
- Croatia Osiguranje Zagreb (2006–2014)
- Prvo plinarsko društvo Zagreb (2014–)
- Squad for the 2020–21 season
RK Zagreb in European handballEdit
|2018–19||EHF Champions League||Group Stage||Paris Saint-Germain||21–32||28–33||6th place|
|Round of 16||RK Vardar||18–27||30–32||Eliminated|
As of 18 November 2018
|Borac Banja Luka||10||10||0||0|
Notable former playersEdit
- "Stručni stožer RK PPD Zagreb". rk-zagreb.hr. Retrieved 10 February 2020.