NK Inter Zaprešić

NK Inter Zaprešić is a football club based in the west of the Croatian capital Zagreb town Zaprešić and currently plays in the second HNL, the second highest Croatian football league.


The club was founded in 1929 as NK Sava and carried by two name changes since 1962, the name Jugokeramika Zaprešić, named after the main sponsor. After the breakup of Yugoslavia and the independence of Croatia Jugokeramika the company was renamed INKER ( Industry of Ceramic ). In parallel, also changed the club name. With the end of the main sponsor contract in 2003, the name was eventually changed to NK Inter Zaprešić. The club nickname Keramičari derives equally from the long-term main sponsor. Another nickname is div iz predgrađa, which means " the big man from the suburbs ."

The biggest club successes are the first place in football tournament in 1991, which was played as an unofficial Croatian Championship, to which, however, could not participate because of all the clubs in Croatia Croatia war. The tournament was held in a kind of wait state, as there was no official league after the collapse of Yugoslavia. The following year, the first season of the now recognized first HNL and in parallel also the first Croatian cup competition took place. In the final, 1992, Inter secured the first club the title of the Croatian Cup winner.


Divlje Svinje (Eng. " wild boar " ) - founded in 1993, disbanded in 1997 as Inter ( at that time still under the name Inker ) relegation from the first division, succeeded in re-formed in 2003 as the Inter promotion back to the Premier League.


The NK Inter plays its home games at the stadium in NK Intera Zaprešić of which was built in 1962 and 1987 to an East Stand and in 2005 expanded to include floodlighting was. The capacity of the stadium is approximately 5,000 seats.


1 x Croatian Cup Winners' Cup: 1992 (as NK Inker )

Better known coaches and players

Among the better-known players and coaches of the club include Ivan Cvjetkovic and Ilija Lončarević. In 1992, was as Inter Cup Winners' Cup, also played Zvonimir Soldo, later Players of VfB Stuttgart and former coach of the 1st FC Cologne, for the club. In the 2003 /04 season, the club of Josip Kuže was trained, who also has organized several German clubs.

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Ivan Radeljić
  • Croatia Vedran Ćorluka
  • Luka Modrić Croatia
  • Croatia Eduardo Da Silva
  • Slovenia Klemen Lavrič