NK Maribor is a Slovenian football club from Maribor. The association is with eleven championships and eight cup victories the most successful club in the country.
The NK Maribor was founded in 1960 in Maribor (SLO ) and is the most successful football club in Slovenia since independence. He is a master record with eleven league titles in the highest Slovenian League ( Prva Liga ), also record Cup winner with 8 Cup victories and record Super Cup winner with three Super Cup victories.
In the 1999/2000 season which qualified the club for the Champions League. The biggest share was the then coach Bojan Prašnikar.
In the 2011/12 season since 1999, they moved for the first time in the group stage of a European competition than is generally qualified for the group stage of the UEFA Europa League. In the play off round NK Maribor won against Glasgow Rangers. After a 2-1 first-leg victory on home soil was reached in the second leg 1-1 and made the perfect sensation.
In the 2013/2014 season made it the first Slovenian club Maribor in the KO. phase of an international competition.
Slovenian Champion (11 - record ):
Slovenian Cup Winner (8 - Record ):
Slovenian Super Cup Winners (3 - Record ):
- 2009, 2012, 2013
Champions League participation (1):
UEFA Intertoto Cup winners:
The club plays its home games at the stadium " Ljudski vrt " from. The stadium was built from 2006 to 2008 almost from scratch - only built in 1964 grandstand remained. After the completion of the renovation work, the stadium had a capacity of 12,435 covered seats, which in 2010 was again increased ( to 12,881 seats). As part of the stadium renovation is also a shopping center was integrated into the new bleachers. The reopening was celebrated in the championship match between NK Maribor and NK Nafta Lendava on 10 May 2008.
Well-known former players
- Spasoje Bulajič
- Aleš Čeh
- Nastya Čeh
- Fabijan Cipot
- Suad Filekovic
- Marinko Galič
- Amir Karic
- Zdenko Miletic
- Željko Milinović
- Ermin Rakovič
- Simon Seslar
- Marko Simeunovič
- Muamer Vugdalič
- Zajko Zeba