Shkëlqim Muça

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Shkëlqim Muça
Personal information
Full name Shkëlqim Muça
Date of birth (1960-05-19) 19 May 1960 (age 54)
Place of birth Tirana, Albania
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1975-1978 Tirana
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978-1989 Tirana 92 (87)
National team
1982-1989 Albania 23 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Shkëlqim Muça is a former Albanian football player and current coach of Flamurtari.[1] He will be remembered by football fans as one of the finest Albanian footballers of the '80s, skillful with the ball, but also distinguished as an extraordinary assist man, and a strong shooter. Muça's skills have been showed many times on the pitch: he could play in the center or the right side of the midfield.

Club career[edit]

He created the attacking trio Muça-Minga-Kola at Tirana that was probably the best and most prolific attacking trio in the Albanian football at all times. All three players combined have scored around 400 goals for Tirana in little more than a decade.

Muça has won several championships and Albanian cups with Tirana as a footballer and as a coach. He obtained the FIFA coaching license in May 2008.[2]

International career[edit]

He has also been an Albania player for a long time with a rich international career.

Coaching career[edit]

Muça has had one of the most successful coaching careers in the post '90 footballistic Albania, first as Tirana and Dinamo then as Flamurtari coach.


Albania Champion (player):[3] 7 times Albania Champion (coach): 4 times