Admir Ćatović

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Admir Ćatović
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Personal information
Full name Admir Ćatović
Date of birth (1987-09-05) September 5, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Gacko, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina,
SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
FC Khimki
Number 8
Youth career
1996–1997 Vasalund
1997–1998 Råsunda
1999–2005 AIK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 AIK (1)
2006–2010 Väsby United 76 (23)
2009 Syrianska (loan) 2 (0)
2010–2011 AIK 23 (1)
2012–2013 Assyriska FF 48 (12)
2014 KuPS 31 (6)
2015 VPS Vaasa 11 (1)
2015–2016 FC Fredericia 9 (1)
2016 Muharraq Club
2016 Degerfors IF 12 (1)
2017– FC Khimki 3 (0)
National team
2014– Sweden Futsal 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 March 2017.

Admir Ćatović (Bosnian pronunciation: [tɕaːtoʋitɕ]; born 5 September 1987 in Gacko, Bosnia and Herzegovina) is a Bosnian-Swedish footballer who plays for FC Khimki as a striker.

Career[edit]

Starting his career in the Vasalunds IF youth system, Ćatović moved on to Råsunda IS and eventually was picked up by AIK.

AIK was relegated to Superettan in 2004, and Ćatović took a place in the senior team prior to the 2005 season. However, his appearance on the field was limited to 2 league matches and 2 cup matches,[2] he scored once against Västra Frölunda IF when he gave AIK the lead after nine minutes in a 3-0 victory.[3]

When AIK was promoted back to Allsvenskan, Ćatović did not follow and was released to AIK's Farm team Väsby United. However the club was relegated immediately to Division 1, where he helped the club back by scoring 10 goals.[4] During the 2008 Superettan he helpt Väsby to a 9th position by scoring 6 goals. He was loaned out to Syrianska FC prior to the 2009 season,[5] but had only limited appearances for the club. In 2010 AIK suffered greatly from poor performance and brought Ćatović back to club,[6] he however ended up in the shadows of first Mohamed Bangura and then Teteh Bangura.[7]

Dissatisfied with his secondary role in the team, Ćatović broke his contract with AIK and signed for Assyriska FF.[8][9] During the season of 2014 he played for KuPs (Kuopio, Finland).[10]

On 28 July 2015, it was confirmed, that Ćatović had signed a season-long contract with Danish 1st Division club FC Fredericia.[11] He left the club in January 2016, when his contract expired.[12]

On 2 February 2017, he moved to the Russian club FC Khimki.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Playerhisty Profile
  2. ^ "Admir Catovic" (in Swedish). aik.se. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  3. ^ "AIK-Västra Frölunda IF" Archived September 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Väsby United säljs – nu återstår bara ruiner" (in Swedish). direktpress.se. 2011-12-02. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  5. ^ "Syrianska föll mot turkiskt ligalag" (in Swedish). lt.se. 2009-04-01. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  6. ^ "Admir Ćatović från Väsby till AIK" (in Swedish). aikfotboll.se. 2010-06-28. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  7. ^ "I skuggan av Banguras" (in Swedish). sportal.se. 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  8. ^ "Officiellt: AIK bryter med Admir Catovic" (in Swedish). fotbolltransfers.com. 2012-02-11. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  9. ^ "Admir Catovic till Assyriska" (in Swedish). assyriska.se. 2012-02-25. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-08-02. Retrieved 2014-07-21. 
  11. ^ "FC Fredericia henter ny offensivspiller" (in Danish). FC Fredericia. 28 July 2015. 
  12. ^ "FCF OG CATOVIC GÅR HVER TIL SIT" (in Danish). FC Fredericia. 6 December 2015. 
  13. ^ "First newcomer is from Sweden" (in Russian). FC Khimki. 2 February 2017. 

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