FC Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino

The FK Torpedo Zhodzina (White Russian ФК Тарпеда Жодзіна, Russian Фк Торпедо - БелАЗ Жодино / Torpedo Zhodino, sometimes also referred to as Torpedo Zhodino ) is a Belarusian football club from Zhodzina.


The club founded in 1961, played for years in the championship of the Byelorussian SSR, which was won in 1970, 1971, 1980 and 1981. 1989 the company was renamed in BelAZ Zhodzina and under this name in 1992 joined the team in the newly created Wyschejschaja Liha. Since 1993, the club got its present name, but had to descend from the excellence in the same year, after only two wins this season.

In the 1990s, torpedo played continuously in the second Belarusian league and regularly occupied spaces in the upper middle. 2001 succeeded as second division champions return to the Wyschejschaja Liha where the team was able to establish right off the bat in the middle section of the table. In the season 2007, the club than in fourth missed a point behind runner- FK and FK Gomel Schachzjor Salihorsk just a place in the European Cup.

In the Belarusian Cup for 2010 reached the final for the first time. This was lost to BATE Borisov master with 0:5. The finals legitimate torpedo to participate in the qualification for the Europa League 2010/11, where the team in the first round who beat ÍF Fylkir Reykjavík and was eliminated in the second round against OFK Belgrade. The League 2010 season ended the team's second to last place in the table and secured the league only in the relegation against SKVICh Minsk.

Known player

In the torpedo Schodsinas rows stood and stand a row select players of the Belarusian national team. Example of this, names like Roman Kirenkin, Wital Radyjonau or Ihar Schytau.