Nk Opatija is deeply saddened to have lost one of the best footballers that trained in Opatija, at 5 am this morning due to a tragic traffic accident. He had began his football career at the age of 10 in NK Opatija Academy and graduated to play in HNK Rijeka, and the National Team of Croatia. He also played for Arsenal Kyiv, Pomorac, Bela Krajina (Slovenia), Flamiurtari (Albania), HK (Iceland), Kastoria (Greece). He returned to NK OPATIJA in 2009, where he ended his football career as a footballer after a few seasons, to the beginning of his football coaching career.
GORAN BRAJKOVIĆ (17.07.1978. - 28.06.2015.)
- NK OPATIJA has elected the youngest President in its long history, Robert Perčić.
Perčić Robert, President
- Zdravko Simić and Dalibor Zobić celebrated their retirement as players just before the game against Dinamo! Both remain active and significant members of NK Opatija.