KF Feronikeli

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Feronikeli
KF Feronikeli New Logo.jpg
Full nameKlubi Futbollistik Feronikeli
Nickname(s)Tigrat e Zi (The Black Tigers)
Founded8 April 1974; 44 years ago (1974-04-08)
GroundRexhep Rexhepi Stadium
Capacity6,000
PresidentNaser Ramaj
ManagerZekirija Ramadani
LeagueFootball Superleague of Kosovo
2017–18Football Superleague of Kosovo, 6th

KF Feronikeli (Albanian: Klubi Futbollistik Feronikeli), commonly known as Feronikeli is a professional football club based in Glogovac, Kosovo. The club play in the Football Superleague of Kosovo, which is the top tier of football in the country.

History[edit]

The old club logo, until 2018

The club has historically closely been associated with NewCo Feronikeli, the nearby ore mining and metallurgical complex, since the plant was built in 1984.[1] In the 2014–15 season they were crowned champions for the first time in the clubs history.[2]

Stadium[edit]

The club has played its home games at the Rexhep Rexhepi Stadium (Albanian: Stadiumi Rexhep Rexhepi) is a multi-purpose stadium in Glogovac, Kosovo. The stadium has a capacity of 6,000 people all seater and is named after the club's former player and captain Rexhep Rexhepi, who fought for the Kosovo Liberation Army and was killed on 12 February 1999 by Serb forces during the Kosovo War.[3]

Supporters[edit]

Tigrat e Zi
Founded2004; 14 years ago (2004)
TypeUltras club
LocationGlogovac,  Kosovo
ArenaRexhep Rexhepi Stadium
StandWest

Tigrat e Zi are the clubs ultras group. The fanatics stand in the West part of the stadium.

Honours[edit]

KF Feronikeli honours
Type Competition Titles Seasons/Years
Domestic Football Superleague of Kosovo 2 2014–15, 2015–16
Kosovar Cup 2 2013–14, 2014–15
International Albania Independence Cup 1 2014

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 6 November 2018

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
4 Kosovo MF Albert Dabiqaj
5 Kosovo DF Lapidar Lladrovci (captain)
6 Kosovo DF Astrit Thaqi
7 Kosovo FW Mendurim Hoti
8 Albania FW Artur Magani
9 Kosovo FW Mevlan Zeka
10 Kosovo MF Astrit Fazliu
11 Brazil MF Jean Carioca
13 Kosovo GK Florian Smakiqi
15 Kosovo MF Alush Gavazaj
16 Kosovo MF Albutrint Morina
19 Kosovo MF Lulzim Doshlaku (vice-captain)
20 Kosovo FW Diar Prokshi
No. Position Player
21 Kosovo DF Përparim Islami
22 Kosovo MF Argjend Bardhi
24 Kosovo FW Kastriot Rexha
26 Kosovo MF Rilind Lladrovci
29 Kosovo FW Riza Hoti
31 Kosovo MF Arbër Ahmeti
33 Kosovo DF Arbër Prekazi
39 Kosovo GK Festim Krasniqi
77 Kosovo MF Dorent Hajdari
93 Kosovo GK Gentrit Hasi
99 Kosovo DF Yll Hoxha
Poland GK Jacek Deniz Troshupa

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Kosovo MF Qemajl Elshani (at Drenica)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NewCo Feronikeli nderohet me medalje dhe mirënjohje nga KF Feronikeli" [NewCo Feronikeli honored with medals and gratitude by KF Feronikeli] (in Albanian). Kosova Press. 17 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Feronikeli për herë të parë kampion (VIDEO)" [Feronikeli for the first time champion (VIDEO)] (in Albanian). Klan Kosova. 7 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Feronikeli përkujtoi Rexhepin" [Feronikeli reminded Rexhepi]. Arkiva Mediatike Shqiptare (in Albanian). 13 February 2011.

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