VK Novi Beograd

VK Novi Beograd (Serbian Cyrillic: ВК Нови Београд) is a professional water polo club based in New Belgrade, Serbia. As of 2022–23 season, the club competes in the Serbian League, Regional League A1 and LEN Champions League.

VK Novi Beograd
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Official logo
SportWater polo
Founded2015; 8 years ago (2015)
LeagueSerbian League
Regional League A1
LEN Champions League
Based inNew Belgrade, Serbia
StadiumSC 11. april
Managing directorGoran Mandić
Head coachŽivko Gocić


The club was founded in 2015. In 2020–21 season, the club made its debut in top-tier Serbian Water Polo League A, where they finished as runners-up. Also, they made the semi-finals of the Serbian Water Polo Cup. In second-tier European competition LEN Euro Cup, Novi Beograd made it to the eight-finals.

In 2021–22 season, the club significantly improved its roster, and made debut in the Regional League and LEN Champions League.[1][2] Also, Novi Beograd was named as host of LEN Champions League final tournament from 2021 to 2023. After coming up short in the Serbian Water Polo Cup, losing to VK Radnički Kragujevac in the final game, Novi Beograd eventually won the Regional League in 2021–22 by defeating the VK Jadran Split with 14–11 in the final game, securing their first trophy in history.[3] Duško Pijetlović was named the MVP of the final tournament.[3] It was also only the second trophy for the Serbian clubs in the competition's history. Novi Beograd won the 2021–22 Serbian Water Polo League A as well.[4] Novi Beograd finished their most successful season in club's history by losing in the final of 2021–22 LEN Champions League to Pro Recco on penalties.[5]

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Regional League Domestic cup European competitions
2022–23 1 Champions Semi-finalist Runners-up 1 LEN Champions League Runners-up
2021–22 1 Champions Champions Runners-up 1 LEN Champions League Runners-up
2020–21 1 Runners-up - SF 2 LEN Euro Cup Eight–finals
2019–20 2 CX - QF -
2018–19 2 2nd - - -
2017–18 2 10th - - -
2016–17 2 6th - - -

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Domestic competitionsEdit

European competitionsEdit


  1. ^ Nikolić, O. (17 June 2021). "Šapić i(li) država daju šakom i kapom". danas.rs (in Serbian). Retrieved 13 August 2021.
  2. ^ "BELGRADE TO HOST LEN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL EIGHT IN 2021-2023". swimswam.com. 15 April 2021. Retrieved 13 August 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Novi Beograd šampion Regionalne lige, prvi trofej u klupskoj istoriji!". regionalnavaterpololiga.com (in Serbian). Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  4. ^ "Novi Beograd skinuo krunu Radničkom – prvi put šampioni Srbije!". b92.net (in Serbian). 22 May 2022. Retrieved 27 May 2022.
  5. ^ "Novi Beograd pao u finalu – Pro Reko je šampion Evrope". b92.net (in Serbian). 4 June 2022. Retrieved 5 June 2022.

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