RK Zagreb

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
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Full nameRukometni klub
Prvo plinarsko društvo Zagreb
Founded1922; 98 years ago
ArenaArena Zagreb
(Capacity: 15,200)
Dom Sportova
(Capacity: 3,500)
PresidentZoran Gobac
Head coachVlado Šola
LeaguePremijer liga
2018/20191st
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Home
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Away
Website
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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.

AccomplishmentsEdit

Croatia

Champions (28): 1992, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19
Champions (26): 1991–92, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19

Yugoslavia

Champions (6): 1956–57, 1961–62, 1962–63, 1964–65, 1988–89, 1990–91
  • Yugoslav Handball Cup
Champions (2): 1962, 1991

Europe

Champions (2): 1991–92, 1992–93
Champions (1): 2012–13

Club namesEdit

  • 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–)

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2020–21 season

Technical staffEdit

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RK Zagreb in European handballEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2018–19 EHF Champions League Group Stage   Paris Saint-Germain 21–32 28–33 6th place
  Pick Szeged 23–24 26–26
  Flensburg-Handewitt 21–22 31–29
  Skjern Håndbold 32–29 31–31
  Motor Zaporozhye 27–25 27–35
  RK Celje 24–22 21–30
  HBC Nantes 27–27 20–23
Round of 16   RK Vardar 18–27 30–32 Eliminated



As of 18 November 2018

At least 10 games played
Club GP W D L
Barcelona Handbol 18 1 1 16
Borac Banja Luka 10 10 0 0
Celje 22 11 1 10
Rhein-Neckar Löwen 10 2 3 5
Tatran Prešov 15 8 1 6
Vardar 17 7 1 9
Veszprém KC 17 3 1 13

Notable former playersEdit

Head coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stručni stožer RK PPD Zagreb". rk-zagreb.hr. Retrieved 10 February 2020.

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