Stefan Nikolić (Cyrillic: Стефан Николић, born 16 April 1990) is a Montenegrin professional footballer who last played as a striker for the Serbian SuperLiga club Radnik Surdulica.
Born in Nikšić, Nikolić began his youth career with local club Sutjeska. Later, he joined the Serbian club Partizan for one year. In 2005, Nikolić signed with OFK Beograd and after two years he was promoted to the first team.
Nikolić made his professional debut in Serbia for OFK Beograd where he made just three appearances in the Serbian SuperLiga.
On 16 May 2008, he signed with Belgian side Lierse making 23 appearances for the Belgian team, scoring 4 goals. In the 2009–10 season, he was sent on loan to Roeselare, where he played 20 matches and even scored two goals.
On 7 September 2010, Nikolić signed with Politehnica Timișoara for an undisclosed fee. He signed a five-year contract. He made his Liga I debut on 2 October 2010, in a 2–1 win against Rapid Bucharest. On 21 November 2010, Nikolić scored his first goal for Poli in 2–0 win against Oţelul Galaţi. He finished the 2010–11 season with 18 appearances and three goals.
On 25 July 2011, Nikolić signed with Romanian record champion Steaua Bucureşti for an initial fee of €250,000 and a buy-out clause of €750,000 for the rest of the players rights which was activated in the summer of 2012. He scored his first goal for Steaua against Oțelul Galați. On 14 December 2011, he scored 2 goals against AEK Larnaca in the Europa League.
At the end of 2013, Nikolić was released by Steaua Bucureşti.
In January 2014, Nikolić received an offer to join the K League Classic team Incheon United in South Korea.
On 13 January 2015, Nikolić signed a one-and-a-half-year contract with Bulgarian A Football Group side CSKA Sofia.
He was part of the Montenegro national under-19 football team and the Montenegro national under-21 football team.
In September 2012, Nikolić was called up to the Montenegrin senior side for two matches against Poland and San Marino, but failed to make the final squad.
(Correct as of 31 May 2015)
- Steaua Bucureşti:
- Romanian Liga I: 2012–13, 2013–14
- Romanian Supercup: 2013
- ^ STefan Nikolić profile at Soccerway