Adis Nurković

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Adis Nurković
Personal information
Full name Adis Nurković
Date of birth (1986-04-28) 28 April 1986 (age 32)
Place of birth Velika Kladuša, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Tuzla City
Number 1
Youth career
2000–2001 Krajišnik Velika Kladuša
2001–2005 Jedinstvo Bihać
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Jedinstvo Bihać 1 (0)
2005–2006 Slavonija Požega 23 (0)
2006–2007 Krajina Cazin 13 (0)
2007 Cibalia 0 (0)
2007–2010 Travnik 76 (0)
2010–2011 Slaven Belupo 1 (0)
2011–2014 Čelik Zenica 37 (0)
2014–2017 Travnik 67 (0)
2017–2018 Flamurtari Vlorë 30 (0)
2018– Tuzla City 0 (0)
National team
2008 Bosnia and Herzegovina U21 2 (0)
2009 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 (0)
2017 Kosovo 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 June 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2017

Adis Nurković (Albanian: Adis Nurkoviq; born 28 April 1986) is a Bosnian-born naturalized Kosovan professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Bosnian club Tuzla City and the Kosovo national team.

Early life[edit]

Nurković was born in Velika Kladuša, SFR Yugoslavia and he played in many football teams in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia.

Club career[edit]

Flamurtari Vlorë[edit]

On 15 June 2017. Nurković joined Albanian Superliga side Flamurtari Vlorë, to replace the departed Stivi Frashëri as the second choice.[1] On 9 September 2017, he made his debut in a 2–0 away defeat against Skënderbeu Korçë after being named in the starting line-up.

Tuzla City[edit]

On 7 June 2018. Nurković joined with the newly promoted team of Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina side Tuzla City.[2]

International career[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Under-21[edit]

On 6 September 2008. Nurković made his debut with Bosnia and Herzegovina U21 in a 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification match against Romania U21 after being named in the starting line-up.[3]

Senior[edit]

On 12 August 2009. Nurković made his debut with Bosnia and Herzegovina in a friendly match against Iran after coming on as a substitute at 62nd minute in place of Nemanja Supić.[4]

Kosovo[edit]

Nurković was invited by Albert Bunjaki to play for Kosovo based on Bunjaki's satisfactory impression of Nurković at Travnik. As Nurković is married to a Kosovan citizen, he is eligible for Kosovo citizenship. FIFA's rules allow Nurković to play for any national side resulting from the break-up of SFR Yugoslavia as he was born during the country's existence.[5]

On 2 October 2016. Nurković received a call-up from Kosovo for a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification matches against Croatia and Ukraine.[6] On 5 October 2016, FIFA gives permission Nurković to play for Kosovo.[citation needed] On 11 June 2017. Nurković made his debut with Kosovo in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification against Turkey after coming on as a substitute at 53rd minute in place of Samir Ujkani[7][8] and he is the first non-Albanian player of the Kosovo national team.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 7 June 2018[9]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Flamurtari Vlorë 2017–18 Albanian Superliga 30 0 4 0 34 0
Total 30 0 4 0 34 0
Tuzla City 2018–19 Premier League BiH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 30 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 34 0

International[edit]

As of 11 June 2017[10][11]
National team Year Apps Goals
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2009 1 0
Total 1 0
Kosovo
2017 1 0
Total 1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flamurtari merr portierin e Kosovës" [Flamurtari takes the Kosovo goalkeeper] (in Albanian). Sport Ekspres. 15 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Sloga se pojačala: Potpisali Fejzić i Nurković" [Sloga strengthened: Fejzić and Nurković signed]. SportSport (in Bosnian). 7 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Bosnia-Herzegovina - Romania 1:1". WorldFootball. 6 September 2008.
  4. ^ "Bosnia-Herzegovina - Iran 2:3". WorldFootball. 12 August 2009.
  5. ^ "FIFA STATUTES (2016)" (PDF). FIFA. 27 April 2016. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Bunjaki announces the list of players for the matches with Croatia and Ukraine". Football Federation of Kosovo. 2 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Kosova me zëvendësim të dyfishtë, lëndohet Ujkani, debuton portieri Adis Nurkoviç" [Kosovo with a double substitution, Ujkani injured, goalkeeper Adis Nurkoviç debutes] (in Albanian). Telegrafi. 11 June 2017.
  8. ^ "Adis Nurković debitovao za reprezentaciju Kosova" [Adis Nurković debuts with Kosovo representation] (in Bosnian). SportSport. 11 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Adis Nurković". Soccerway.
  10. ^ "Adis Nurković (BiH)". WorldFootball.
  11. ^ "Adis Nurković (Kosovo)". EU-football.info.

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