Loret Sadiku

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Loret Sadiku
Personal information
Full name Loret Sadiku
Date of birth (1991-07-28) 28 July 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth Kosovo, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Mersin İdmanyurdu SK
Number T.B.A
Youth career
2002 Hånger IF
2003–2008 IFK Värnamo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 IFK Värnamo 71 (2)
2012–2014 Helsingborgs IF 46 (2)
2014– Mersin İdmanyurdu 0 (0)
National team
2012 Sweden U21 3 (0)
2013– Albania 0 (0)
2014 Kosovo 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 December 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:18, 13 June 2012 (UTC)

Loret Sadiku (born 28 July 1991) is a Swedish-Albanian footballer who plays as a defender for Mersin İdmanyurdu SK in Türkish Süper Lig.[1]


Early career - Hånger IF - IFK Värnamo[edit]

IFK Värnamo[edit]

Helsingborgs IF[edit]

Mersin İdmanyurdu[edit]

On 28 June 2014 Sadiku announced to have signed a 3-year contract for just promoted side to the Türkish Süper Lig, Mersin İdmanyurdu SK.[2]


Sadiku declared to the media that he will play for Albania in the future, since he is ethnic Albanian, and is completing the necessary bureaucratic steps to be available for the national team.[3] In September 2013 he received his Albanian citizenship and was awaiting FIFA's permission to play for Albania.[4]

His original birthplace Kosovo, gained the right to play international friendlies in 2014 by FIFA, causing him to switch to the Kosovan team. He made it his debut with Kosovo on 5 March 2014 against Haiti, finished in the 0–0 draw.


  1. ^ "Loret Sadiku". Svenskfotboll. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Zyrtare, Loret Sadiku firmos me turqit e Mersinit
  3. ^ "Sadiku: Bushi me bindi te luaj per Shqiperine/". Gazeta Panorama. May 10, 2013. Retrieved May 10, 2013. 
  4. ^ Sot News (September 17, 2013). "Loret Sadiku: Mora pasaportën, tani pres "ok" nga FIFA të luaj për Shqipërinë". Sot News. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 

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