Admir Salihović

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Admir Salihović
Personal information
Full name Admir Salihović
Date of birth (1989-11-15) 15 November 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Tuzla, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina
Height 5 ft 09 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Free Agent
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Langara College 18 (8)
Caps Residency 5 (1)
Vancouver Whitecaps 10 (2)
HNK Sloga Uskoplje 5 (2)
HNK Sibenik 5 (0)
Iskra Bugojno 15 (7)
HNK Capljina 15 (4)
TSV Hartberg 13 (0)
National team
2008 Bosnia and Herzegovina U21 1
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 December 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 March 2014

Admir Salihović ( Tuzla, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina) is a Bosnian-Canadian footballer who plays for EDC FC Burnaby in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League.[1]


He is a talented, young player who can play on the left or right-hand side of midfield, he joins the Whitecaps after signing a one-year professional contract with the club. He holds dual citizen of Bosnia and Canada, he has received an invite to play for the Bosnia & Herzegovina U-21 side, but the midfielder has so far not taken the opportunity to play for the country of his birth.

In the summer of 2005, Salihović trained with Bosnian Premijer Liga club FK Željeznicar, which is based in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo.

He moved from his hometown of Tuzla with his family to the Lower Mainland in 2000. The midfielder has been in the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program at Langara College since the fall of 2006, he played 2004 with the Burnaby Selects.[2] Salihović joined than in summer 2009 to Croatia and signed here 28 June 2009 a contract with HNK Šibenik.[3]

He has just signed to TSV Hartberg on January 24, 2012 and has become TSV Hartberg's first signing in the winter transfer window. TSV Hartberg is an Austrian Association Football club based in Hartberg, founded in 1946, which is currently playing in the Austrian Football First League.

Personal life[edit]

His parents are Fikreta and Osman Salihović, and he has an older brother named Alen, who was a former 400 and 800 meters track & field runner with Bosnian club FK Sloboda Tuzla.


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