Stefan Panić

Stefan Panić (Serbian Cyrillic: Стефан Панић; born 20 September 1992) is a Serbian footballer, playing for Pafos and Serbia national football team.

Stefan Panić
Personal information
Full name Stefan Panić
Date of birth (1992-09-20) 20 September 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth Topola, FR Yugoslavia[1]
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Pafos
Number 28
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Mladenovac 11 (0)
2011 Nacional 0 (0)
2011 Mladenovac 1 (0)
2012 Kovačevac 27 (1)
2013–2017 Metalac Gornji Milanovac 117 (11)
2017–2018 Baník Ostrava 5 (0)
2018 Javor Matis 14 (2)
2018–2020 Riga 58 (8)
2020– Pafos 4 (1)
National team
2017– Serbia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 January 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 January 2017

Club careerEdit

Early yearsEdit

Born in Topola, Panić started his career in Mladenovac. Playing for the club with same name, he made 12 appearances from 2010 to 2011, and also spent a period in Portugal with C.D. Nacional in the meantime.[2] In 2012, Panić was with Kovačevac. Playing for that club, he made 27 appearances, and scored 1 goal in the League Belgrade. He also played 1 cup match against Hajduk Kula, previously won Belgrade football cup, and also was a scorrer in the final of that competition.[3]

Metalac Gornji MilanovacEdit

Panić joined the club from Gornji Milanovac for the second half of 2012–13 season. He made 2 appearances until the end of season.[2] After adapting period, he spent mostly on the bench, or out of 18 players, he next season very well, and became constant in starting 11. He also played some matches in defence, as a centre-back. He played 25 league appearances, and one cup match, against Partizan, and scored 3 goals. He was a member of play-off match, against Rad, played in Gornji Milanovac.[4] The 2014–15 season was very successful season for Stefan Panić. He missed only one match in the Serbian First League, because of yellow card suspension, he scored 3 league goals, as the previous season,[2] he also made 2 cup appearances and 2 play-off match against Napredak Kruševac, after which Metalac promoted in the Serbian SuperLiga. He made his SuperLiga debut in the first fixture of 2015–16 season.[5] Panić scored his first SuperLiga goal for Metalac in the 20th fixture, against Novi Pazar.[6] Ending of January 2016, Panić signed new contract with Metalac.[7] On 2016 November 2016, Panić scored a goal against Red Star Belgrade on his hundredth league match for Metalac.[8]

Baník OstravaEdit

In summer 2017, Panić signed a two-year deal with Baník Ostrava.[9] He made his debut for new club in the first fixture of the 2017–18 Czech First League season, replacing Tomáš Poznar in 86 minute of the match against Zbrojovka Brno.[10]

International careerEdit

In January 2017, Panić was elected in a group of players from the Serbian football competition for a friendly match in San Diego,[11] where he made his debut for the National team in a 0–0 draw against the United States.[12] On May 2018, Panić was overlooked after the club's disappointing season from Serbia's 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[13]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 2 August 2017[12]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mladenovac 2010–11[2] League Belgrade 11 0 11 0
2011–12[2] First League 1 0 1 0
Total 12 0 12 0
Kovačevac 2011–12[2] League Belgrade 14 0 14 0
2012–13[2] 13 1 1 0 1[a] 1 15 2
Total 27 1 1 0 1 1 29 2
Metalac 2012–13 First League 2 0 2 0
2013–14 25 3 1 0 1[b] 0 27 3
2014–15 29 3 2 0 2[c] 0 33 3
2015–16 SuperLiga 28 2 1 0 29 2
2016–17 33 3 1 0 34 3
Total 117 11 6 0 3 0 126 11
Baník Ostrava 2017–18 First League 5 0 1 0 6 0
Career total 161 12 8 0 4 1 173 13
  1. ^ Including final match of the Belgrade cup, against Grafičar[3]
  2. ^ Appearance in league play-offs
  3. ^ Appearances in league play-offs

InternationalEdit

As of 30 January 2017[14]
Serbia
Year Apps Goals
2017 1 0
Total 1 0

HonoursEdit

OFK Mladenovac
Kovačevac
  • Belgrade cup: 2012[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stefan Panić". FK Metalac official website (in Serbian). Retrieved 13 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Panic, Stefan". srbijafudbal.com (in Serbian). Retrieved 26 November 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b c "FK "Kovačevac" pobednik Kupa Fudbalskog saveza Beograda". fsb.org.rs (in Serbian). 13 June 2012. Retrieved 13 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Bez golova u Gornjem Milanovcu, Rad i Metalac na Banjici odlučuju o poslednjem superligašu za narednu sezonu". Večernje novosti (in Serbian). 1 June 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "1.Kolo: Partizan - Metalac". Serbian SuperLiga official website (in Serbian). 19 July 2015. Archived from the original on 22 August 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  6. ^ "20.Kolo: Metalac - Novi Pazar". Serbian SuperLiga official website (in Serbian). 4 December 2015. Retrieved 4 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Panić veran Metalcu". sport.rs (in Serbian). 31 January 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "17.Kolo: Metalac - Crvena zvezda". Serbian SuperLiga official website (in Serbian). 26 November 2016. Retrieved 26 November 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Baníku se upsal srbský záložník Stefan Panić". FC Baník Ostrava official website (in Czech). 28 June 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "CELÝ SESTŘIH: Brno - Baník 1:3. Úspěšný vstup Ostravy, rozhodl Baroš". iSport.cz (in Czech). 28 July 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ Селектор Славољуб Муслин позвао 18 играча за дуел против САД у Сан Дијегу, 29. јануара. Football Association of Serbia (in Serbian). 17 January 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ a b Stefan Panić at Soccerway
  13. ^ Kulaš, Damir (22 May 2018). "Krstajić – Who will make Serbia's World Cup squad?". Futbolgrad. Retrieved 30 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ Stefan Panić at National-Football-Teams.com

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