Zoran Knežević (footballer)

Zoran Knežević (Serbian Cyrillic: Зоран Kнeжeвић; born August 15, 1986) is a Serbian footballer who plays for Scarborough SC in the Canadian Soccer League.[2]

Zoran Knežević
Personal information
Full name Zoran Knežević
Date of birth (1986-08-15) August 15, 1986 (age 34)
Place of birth Valjevo, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Position(s) Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Scarborough SC
Number 5
Youth career
1998–2002 Budućnost Valjevo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Budućnost Valjevo 7 (0)
2003–2005 Vujić Voda Valjevo 20 (0)
2005–2008 BSK Borča 70 (7)
2008–2009 Khimki 1 (0)
2009–2010 BSK Borča 51 (5)
2010–2012 Gazovik Orenburg 14 (1)
2012–2014 Sloboda Užice 46 (1)
2014–2015 Padideh 25 (0)
2015–2016 Jagodina 20 (0)
2016 Bali United 8 (0)
2017 Budućnost Valjevo ? (?)
2017 OFK Grbalj 10 (0)
2018– Scarborough SC 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 October 2018

Playing careerEdit

Knežević began playing in 2002 with Budućnost Valjevo in the Second League of Serbia and Montenegro, and in 2005 in the Serbian First League with BSK Borca.[3] In 2008, he played abroad in the Russian Premier League with FC Khimki, and later in the Russian First League with Gazovik Orenburg.[4] After a season abroad he returned to Borca in 2009 to play in the Serbian SuperLiga, and later had a stints with FK Sloboda Užice, and FK Jagodina.[5][6][7]

His second term abroad occurred in 2014 in the Persian Gulf Pro League with Padideh F.C..[8] In 2016, he played in the Indonesia Soccer Championship with Bali United F.C..[9] He returned to Europe in 2017 to play in the Serbian League West with Buducnost Valjevo, and in the Montenegrin First League with OFK Grbalj.[10] In 2018, he went abroad for a third time to play in the Canadian Soccer League with Scarborough SC.[11] In 2019, he assisted in securing the CSL Championship after defeating FC Ukraine United.[12]

HonoursEdit

Scarborough SC

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Prvi tim BSK Borča Archived August 20, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ STIGLI MIJUŠKOVIĆ I KALUĐEROVIĆ‚ ofkgrbalj.com, 25 December 2017
  3. ^ "Period 1991 - 2012". FK BSK Borča (in Serbian). Retrieved 2018-12-15.
  4. ^ "Gazovik Orenburg 2011-12". en.eufo.de. Retrieved 2018-12-14.
  5. ^ "BSK Borca 2009-10". en.eufo.de. Retrieved 2018-12-14.
  6. ^ "FK Sloboda Uzice 2013-14". en.eufo.de. Retrieved 2018-12-15.
  7. ^ "Knežević: Užice živi za fudbal". B92.net (in Serbian). Retrieved 2018-12-15.
  8. ^ "Iran's Padideh face six-point deduction by FIFA". Tehran Times. 2017-12-09. Retrieved 2018-12-15.
  9. ^ "ZORAN KNEZEVIC CANNOT WAIT ANY LONGER TO HAVE HIS DEBUT WITH BALI UNITED". Bali United Official Website. 2016-08-30. Retrieved 2018-12-15.
  10. ^ "Zoran Knežević – OFK Grbalj Radanovići" (in Bosnian). Retrieved 2018-12-15.
  11. ^ "Scarborough SC – Canadian Soccer League". Retrieved 2018-12-15.
  12. ^ a b Adamson, Stan (26 October 2019). "SCARBOROUGH ON TOP…..Vorkuta B wins Second Division Championship – Canadian Soccer League". Retrieved 31 October 2019.

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