Kadetten signs defense specialist
Written by: Rasmus Boysen
The Serbian defense specialist Bojan Beljanski joins the Swiss champion Kadetten Schaffhausen from the beginning of 2018.
Kadetten Schaffhausen has announced the signing of the 31-year-old Serb Bojan Beljanski. The 2½-year contract begins at 1 January 2018 and is valid to the summer of 2020. His central task will be to organize the defense of the current Swiss champion, states Kadetten Schaffhausen in a press release.
Bojan Beljanski is a Serbian national player and comes from the Austrian club Bregenz Handball to Kadetten Schaffhausen. The 197 cm tall and 107 kg heavy pivot, who started his career in the Serbian club Sintelon, played in the season 2011/12 in Switzerland for HC Kriens-Luzern before he moving to the Bundesliga to Frisch Auf! Göppingen. He then moved on to Bregenz Handball in 2015.
With the Serbian national team Beljanski was runner-up at the European Championship in 2012 in the home country of Beljanski, Serbia. In the same year he also participated in the Olympic Games in London.
Peter Kukucka, who replaced Lars Walther as head coach of Kadetten Schaffhausen in February 2017, to the new commitment: "With Bojan we get an experienced player who knows the Swiss handball scene well. He will be a reinforcement in the middle block for us," he states in a press release from Kadetten Schaffhausen.
Team Manager of Kadetten Schaffhausen, David Graubner on the commitment: "I am sure that such an experienced player in the current situation is exactly the right place for us to bring calmness and stability to our defense and the many young players around him to lead."
President of Kadetten Schaffhausen, Giorgio Behr: "With the experienced boss of the defense in the Serbian national team, who speaks German well after many years in Germany, Switzerland as well as in Austria, we can close the gap, which the longtime captain of the team and Swiss national team David Graubner with his retirement left."
Bojan Beljanski is looking forward to his new task: "I am pleased that I can come to Kadetten, a team that every year is at the Champions League and is a multiple Swiss champion and Cup winner. I hope that with my experience I can help the team. I'll try to integrate quickly. I am fully motivated and ready to serve the team."