After a very successful season, Arka’s fans expect even more successes in the coming season.
European League is coming to Gdynia
It will definitely be another historic season for Yellow&Blues as they will play in the 3rd qualifying round of Europa League. After Friday’s draw in Nyon Arka Gdynia found out who is going to be their opponent. It will be Ferencváros (HUN) or Midtjylland (DEN). The first match will be played in Gdynia on Thursday 27th of July with the return scheduled for 3rd of August.
The official presentation of the team
The presentation of the team took place during the VI Intergenerational Meeting of Arka fans at Arka’s old stadium – Ejmond Park. Arka’s fans had a chance to celebrate the Polish Super Cup championship with the whole Yellow&Blues team.
Transfers of Arka Gdynia
During the break between seasons Arka’s officials made some interesting transfer moves. So far eight players left the team: Pawel Abbott , Adrian Blad (Zaglebie Lubin), Miroslav Bozok (Zemplin Michalovce), Dariusz Formella (Lech Poznan), Konrad Jalocha (Legia Warszawa), Przemyslaw Stolc (Chrobry Glogow), Mateusz Szwoch (Legia Warszawa) and Przemyslaw Trytko (Chrobry Glogow).
However at least 10 new players will represent Arka in the coming season: Adam Danch (centre-back – Gornik Zabrze), Filip Jazvić (right wing – U. Craiova), Ruben Jurado (centre-forward – Atletico Baleares), Adrian Klimczak (left-midfield – Gryf Wejherowo), Tomas Kosut (centr-back – 1.FC Slovacko), Patryk Kun (left-wing – Rozwoj Katowice), Grzegorz Piesio (attacking midfield – Gornik Leczna), Krzysztof Pilarz (gaolkeeper – KS Nieciecza), Alvaro Rey (central midfield – Panetolikos) and Michal Zebrakowski (centre-forward – Siarka Tarnobrzeg).
However, according to the website www. arkowcy.pl some players might still join the team: Krzysztof Janus (Zaglebie Lubin), Andrij Miszczenko (Hapoel Aszkelon), Marcel Ritzmaier (PSV Eindhoven) and Marcin Robak (Lech Poznan).
Preparation games and opening of the season
During the season preparation Arka played 3 friendly matches against APOEL Nikosia (1:1), Sandecja Nowy Sacz (0:2) and Spartaks Jurmala (1:2). On Sunday 16th of July Yellow&Blues will face Slask Wroclaw in Gdynia in the first match of the new season. Tickets are still available.