Eduard Abazi

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Edmond Abazi
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-01-29) 29 January 1968 (age 46)
Place of birth Tirana, Albania
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1990 Dinamo Tirana
1990–1993 Hajduk Split 22 (2)
1993–1994 SL Benfica 0 (0)
1993–1994 HNK Šibenik (loan) 24 (2)
1994–1995 Boavista FC 28 (4)
1995 Academica Coimbra 7 (1)
1996 Manchester City 0 (0)
1996–1999 Academica Coimbra 72 (3)
1999–2000 CF Os Marialvas
National team
1984–1997 Albania 19 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2010.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2010

Edmond Abazi (born 29 January 1968, in Tirana) is a former Albanian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Abazi made his league debut for Dinamo Tirana in 1985. He was one of the first players to move abroad after Albania's borders opened up in 1990 and he played for clubs such as Hajduk Split, S.L. Benfica, Boavista FC and Manchester City.[1]

National team statistics[edit]

Albania national team
Year Apps Goals
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990 1 0
1991 2 1
1992 5 1
1993 2 0
1994 0 0
1995 3 0
1996 2 0
1997 3 0
Total

Honours[edit]

1986, 1990
1989, 1990
1992
1993
1992, 1993
1994

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ On the move - The Independent on Sunday