In the past 28 years since the country’s independence, the Macedonian national football team has been strengthened with a lot of footballers who, although were born or raised abroad, decided to represent Macedonia internationally, despite the fact that they could have played for their home country. MacedonianFootball editorial staff wanted to pay tribute to these
Original German name: Orhej Nikolov Transcripted Macedonian name: Орхеј Николов Passport version: Orhej Nikolov IPA: ˈɔrxɛj ˈnikɔlɔf Nickname: Oka Club shirt name: Nikolov Position: goalkeeper Born on 25.05.1974 in Erbach im Odenwald, Germany Club: retired Former clubs: SG Sandbach , SV Darmstadt 98 , Eintracht Frankfurt Fußball e.V. , Philadelphia Union , Fort Lauderdale Strikers
Kemal Alomerovik scored one of the two goals in his team’s victory in Hungary, Filip Ivanovski brought the win to his team in Poland, Boban Grncarov also scored but failed to win in Israel, while Velice Sumulikoski played his first game for Ipswich after a long absence. Germany, 1. Bundesliga, Eintracht Frankfurt – Energie Cottbus
Only Ivan Trickovski, Stevica Ristic and Muharem Bajrami scored this weekend. Vanco Trajanov was red carded in Bulgaria, Nuri Mustafi and Nuredin Bakiu got relegated with their teams in Sweden, Kemal Alomerovik assisted, while Velice Sumulikoski and Vlade Lazarevski are taking back their places into the first eleven.
Fifth goal for Goran Pandev in the Serie A this season. This time he scored against Chievo away. Nikolce Noveski got a red card in the 2. Bundesliga, Goce Sedloski got a lessons against a third league amateurs, while Vlade Lazarevski played a whole match after a while.
Macedonian internationals had a busy week because the national cups were active in many European countries. Dragan Cadikovski and Ivan Trickovski scored in the Serbian Cup, Nikola Karcev got a red card in the Russian Cup, while Goran Pandev and Ilco Naumoski scored for their teams in the domestic leagues.
Dissaster for Igor Mitreski and his team in the away game against FC Schalke 04. Nikolce Noveski and Aleksandar Mitreski close to promotion.