Petar Naumoski

Petar Naumoski ( Macedonian Петар Наумоски; born August 27, 1968 in Prilep, SR Macedonia ) is a Macedonian former basketball player and politician. Naumoski is regarded as one of Europe's best playmakers in basketball of the 1990s and enjoys special veneration in particular in Turkey, as he led the first Turkish club team that won in 1996 with the Korać Cup a European Cup. During his playing days Naumoski was naturalized in Turkey and Italy. Between 2002 and 2006 he was a member of the Macedonian Parliament within the faction of the VMRO- DPMNE.

Naumoski began in 1989 his career with the basketball club from Split, Croatia, the then united the majority of the best players at that time the leading European basketball nation of Yugoslavia. However, when between 1989 and 1991 triple triple winner of national league and cup as well as the European Champion Clubs' Cup Naumoski could not prevail, so that he returned to his Macedonian homeland KK Rabotnički in Skopje in 1991. In 1992 he moved to the Türkiye Ligi Basketbol to Efes Pilsen Istanbul. With this club he won the Turkish Cup four times with a one-year interruption in 1994/95 and was twice runner-up four times and the Turkish Cup winners. After winning the trade under Benetton basketball club from Treviso in Italy in 1995, the final of the European Cup Winners' Cup, which he had with Efes Pilsen still lost in 1993, and the Italian National Cup he won in 1996 after his return to Efes Pilsen the Korać Cup in the final against Stefanel Milan, who had been a year earlier lost the finals of this competition against the German representatives Alba Berlin. With Efes Pilsen and also achieved three times the quarter-finals in Euro League now titled European Champions Cup. 1999 left Naumoski Efes Pilsen. With the Macedonian national team Naumoski could qualify for the Eurobasket 1999 on a European Championship finals, where they eliminated in the group stage after three defeats. In the 1999/2000 season he was not active.

For the 2000/ 01 season Naumoski returned to Benetton Treviso. In the 2001 /02 season he played from February 2002 for Montepaschi Siena in the Tuscan and won with this team the last edition of the now titled as Saporta Cup Europe Cup Winners' Cup. Subsequently, he was still active for Olimpia of Milan until January 2004, before he returned for the rest of the season 2003 /04 to Istanbul and with Ülkerspor won another Turkish Cup victory and the final series of the Turkish Championship reached that against his former club Efes Pilsen was lost.

Between 2008 and 2009 he played unterklassig in Italy and was in the 2010 /11 squad KK MZT Skopje.

Petar Naumoski belonged in early 2008 to a circle of 105 basketball players who were nominated by the Euro League Basketball and / or basketball interested, actively fifty major personalities of the sport of basketball in Europe in the period 1958 to 2008, determine and subsequently in May 2008 in Madrid (Spain ) honor can. All nominated players have played a particularly prominent role in the European Cup competitions of FIBA Europe and the Euro League basketball and belonged respectively to the most prominent ' stars' of their national league teams.