Honorable Mention TIFA 2023 Editorial / sports

NK Osijek

  • Photographer
    Ilija Stanusic
  • Technical Info
    Nikon D800, Nikkor 200–500 Mm, F/5.6e Vr
  • Photo Date

NK Osijek is a Croatian professional football club from Osijek. It is one of the most important and one of the most popular football clubs in Croatia. It is the third most popular club in the country. The most fans are in Slavonia. The fan group of Osijek is called Kohorta. It was founded in 1972 under the name Šokci, and since 1988 it has had its current name. NK Osijek plays its home matches at Opus Arena, better known as Pampas, in the part of the city along the banks of the Drava where it is located.

Ilija Stanusic was born in 1973 in Garevac, Bosnia and Herzegovina.He has received numerous awards, accolades and recognitions for his photographic work at local and international salons. For his creative photographic work, the International Federation of Photographic Arts (FIAP) awards him the honorary title of artist-artist (AFIAP) in 2018 and in 2019 he is awarded the honorary title of EFIAP (Excellence FIAP).Croatian Photographic Association bestowed him the title of the Third-Order Master of Photography (MF HFS).