Ajeti playing for the Switzerland under-21 team
|Date of birth||25 September 1993|
|Place of birth||Basel, Switzerland|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|Current club||FC Basel|
|2002–2004||FC Concordia Basel|
|2010–2011||FC Basel U-21||23||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24:00, 16 February 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
Ajeti started his youth football with FC Concordia Basel, but came through the ranks at FC Basel, playing in the U-16, U-18 and U-21 teams. He signed his first professional contract, valid over two and a half years, on 2 January 2011 and was called into the first team squad ahead of the 2011–12 FC Basel season, after becoming one of the best defenders in the reserve squad. Because Ajeti is born in 1993 he was eligible to play for the newly formed Basel Under-19 team in the 2011–12 NextGen series. He played his first game the teams first game against Tottenham Hotspur F.C. on 17 August 2011.
Ajeti made his first team league debut as a substitute on 28 August 2011 in the 2:1 home win against FC Thun. At the end of the 2011–12 season he won the Double, the League Championship title and the Swiss Cup with Basel. He only played once in the league and had just two Swiss Cup appearances with the first team squad, but played regularly with the U-21 team.
At the end of the Swiss Super League season 2012–13 Ajeti won the Championship title for the second time and was Swiss Cup runner up with Basel. In the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Basel advanced to the semi-finals, there being matched against the reigning UEFA Champions League holders Chelsea, but were knocked out being beaten 2–5 on aggregate.
Ajeti made his debut for the Switzerland U-17 team in the game against Sweden on 4 March 2010. He made his debut for the Switzerland U-18 team on 15 September 2010 in the 2–2 draw with the Begium U-18. During the qualifications to the 2011 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship Ajeti played his first game for the Switzerland U-19 as substitute in the game Group 2 game against England on 2 June 2011.
On 6 February 2013 Ajeti made his debut for the Swiss U-21 team in the El Madrigal stadium in Villarreal, Spain. He played the entire game, but it ended in a 0–1 defeat against the Slovakian U-21 team.
Titles and honours
- Swiss Champion at U-18 level: 2009–10
- Swiss Super League champion: 2011–12, 2012–13
- Swiss Cup winner: 2011–12
- Swiss Cup runner up: 2012–13
- Uhren Cup winner: 2013
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