Exactly a month is remaining before the restart of the football season. What can we expect to see in the ‘second halftime’.
18th football championship in Macedonia starts this weekend. Rabotnicki, Makedonija, Renova, Metalurg… teams in quest for glory and title. Football returns, eagerly expected. Let’s throw a glimpse of the teams competing this season.
And again this season MacedonianFootball.com will organized the Macedonian Football Prediction League. The winner of the competition will have the chance to choose an original football shirt given directly by the Macedonian football players.
On June 24, 1979 in Ohrid’s regional league, Ilinden 903 defeated Mladost from Vapila with 134:1 while Debarca from Belcista won away to Gradinar with 0:88.
Macedonian clubs have been very active in the winter preparations so far. In between the trainings, several clubs have played friendly matches and in probably the most interesting one, reigning champions Rabotnicki defeated current leaders Makedonija.
Srečko Katanec, the coach of the national football team of Macedonia, announced the squad of 19 players for the friendly match against Moldova that will be played in Antalya, Turkey on 11th February. Ognenovski, Sikov and Demiri will be given then chance in the team.
MacedonianFootball.com together with the members of the Macedonian football forum chose the highs and lows in the Macedonian football for 2008 and the Macedonian football league 2008/09 first half-season.
The football federation of Macedonia awarded the best in the Macedonian football for 2008. Goalkeeper Tome Pacovski is the best football player, Rabotnicki is the best club, while Dragoljub Bekvalac the best coach.
We are done with the autumn part with the 17th football championship, league one. What seemed to be rather uninteresting competition at the beginning, turned out to be one of the better championships in recent history. Any team can beat any other team!
According to the latest FIFA World Ranking, Macedonia is not part of the top 50 anymore and will finish 2008 on the 56th position after dropping seven positions from last months rankings.