What does HNK Rijeka mean?

What does HNK Rijeka mean?

Hrvatski Nogometni Klub Rijeka (English: Croatian Football Club Rijeka), commonly referred to as HNK Rijeka or simply Rijeka, is a Croatian football club from the city of Rijeka.

What is the football club name of Rijeka?

HNK Rijeka compete in Croatia’s top division, HT Prva liga, of which they have been members since its foundation in 1992. During the reconstruction of Stadion Kantrida, their traditional home ground has been Stadion Rujevica.

When did NK Rijeka return to the First League?

NK Rijeka returned to the First League in 1958 and remained in the top tier for 11 consecutive seasons until 1969, when it got relegated once again to the Yugoslav Second League.

When did Rijeka become part of Jugoslavia?

When Rijeka got finally assigned by allies to Jugoslavia in February 1947 and Tito also broke all ties with Stalin in 1948, most Jugoslav clubs underwent a further re-organization of their sport activities.