Boris Cebotari

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Boris Cebotari
Personal information
Full name Boris Cebotari
Date of birth 3 February 1975
Place of birth Sărăteni, Moldavian SSR, Soviet Union
Date of death 15 July 2012 (aged 37)
Place of death Chișinău, Moldova
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992-1998 Zimbru Chişinău 120 (24)
1999 Tiligul Tiraspol 5 (0)
1999 Zimbru Chişinău 15 (2)
2000 Agro Chişinău 17 (4)
2000-2004 Zimbru Chişinău 86 (16)
2004-2006 Volyn Lutsk 56 (2)
2006-2007 Zimbru Chişinău 22 (1)
2007-2008 CSCA-Steaua Chişinău
National team
1994–2006 Moldova 39 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Boris Cebotari (3 February 1975 – 15 July 2012) was a Moldovan footballer.

Early life[edit]

Boris Cebotari was born on 3 February 1975 in Sărăteni.[disambiguation needed][1]

Football career[edit]

In April 2004, Cebotari moved to Ukraine at Volyn Lutsk after he played over 200 games for Zimbru.[which?][2]

His last club was CSCA-Steaua Chişinău. He played his last official match for Moldova on 13 October 2004 against Scotland. In the whole 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification, he played for three times. He also played in UEFA Euro 2004 Qualifying matches.

Personal life[edit]

Cebotari was married with two children. It was reported that he had lived alone in his sister’s apartment for a while until his death.[3]

Death[edit]

On 15 July 2012, his body was found by neighbors in front of his home district “Botanica”, in Chisinau. He was 37.[3]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boris Cebotari". Fat Budda. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Transfers: 29 March - 4 April". UEFA.com. 4 April 2004. Retrieved 29 March 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "Drama in Chisinau »Former Moldovan international found dead in front of his home". News Round. 16 July 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 

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