Macedonia’s captain will continue his career in FK Sibir from Novosibirsk, Russia.
It’s official. Velice Sumulikoski has a new club. He will continue his career in Sibir thus making a come-back to Russia, after having played in Zenit for 2 years.
Velice Sumulikoski was a free-agent after he finished his spell with Preston North End and was looking for a club since then. Although he was on trial with Crystal Palace in England, Velice is moving to cold Siberia in the third largest city in Russia. This will be 7th foreign club for Macedonia’s captain who has 66 appearances for the national team.
Velice’s new club are currently last on the table of Russia’s Premier-Liga after 16 matches. They have been promoted from the first league last season finishing second on the table. Interesting, in the last season Sibir managed to play in the Russian Cup final and lost to Zenit 1:0 but gained a place in UEFA Europa League and after eliminating Apollon Limassol in the third qualifying round they will be facing PSV Eindhoven in the play-offs before the group phase.
Sibir is known to Macedonian fans because Goran Stankovski played there in the seasons 2008 and 2009.