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RK Prvo plinarsko društvo Zagreb is a handball club from Zagreb, Croatia. It competes in the Croatian Premier Handball League, Croatian Handball Cup, SEHA League, and in the EHF Champions League.

RK PPD Zagreb
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Full nameRukometni klub
Prvo plinarsko društvo Zagreb
Founded1922; 97 years ago
ArenaArena Zagreb
(Capacity: 15,200)
Sutinska Vrela
(Capacity: 2,000)
PresidentZoran Gobac
Head coachVeselin Vujović
LeaguePremijer liga
2018/20191st
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Home
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Website
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The team was formerly known as Badel 1862 Zagreb, Banka Croatia Zagreb and Croatia Osiguranje Zagreb for sponsorship purposes. Nowadays it's called Prvo plinarsko društvo Zagreb or PPD Zagreb.

Zagreb was 33 times National Champion and won National Cup 27 times. Zagreb was also 2 times European Champion and played another 4 times in the finals and is among top eight most successful handbal clubs in EHF Champions League.

AccomplishmentsEdit

Croatia
Champions (28): 1992, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1996–96, 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 2019–20 season

TransfersEdit

Transfers for the 2019-20 season

Technical staffEdit

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

At least 10 games played
As of 18 November 2018

Club GP W D L
FC Barcelona Handbol 18 1 1 16
RK Celje 17 8 1 8
RK Vardar 17 7 1 9
MVM Veszprém KC 17 3 1 13
HT Tatran Prešov 15 8 1 6
RK Borac Banja Luka 10 10 0 0
Rhein-Neckar Löwen 10 2 3 5

Notable former coachesEdit

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