Original name: Николче Новески
Passport version: Nikolche Noveski
Alternative version: Nikolce Noveski
IPA: ˈnikɔltʃɛ ˈnɔvɛski
Club shirt name: Noveski
Position: central defender
Born on 28.04.1979 in Bitola, Macedonia
Former clubs: FK Pelister Bitola , F.C. Hansa Rostock e.V. , FC Erzgebirge Aue e.V. , FSV Mainz 05 e.V.
06.02.2008, Skopje, Macedonia – Serbia 1:1 (friendly)
11.10.2011, Skopje, Macedonia – Slovakia 1:1 (EURO 2012 qual.)
11.09.2012, Glasgow, Scotland – Macedonia 1:1 (WC 2014 qual.)
06.02.2013, Skopje, Macedonia – Denmark 3:0 (friendly)
– by being captain of Mainz captain he became the first and only Macedonian so far to have captained a Bundesliga side.
– together with Manfred Kaltz he holds the record for most own goals scored in the Bundesliga, 6.