|Date of birth||14 February 1988|
|Place of birth||SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 January 2011.
Shabani is a local player from the club Trosvik in Fredrikstad, who have raised several Fredrikstad players, Tarik Elyounoussi and Lasse Staw are some of the most notable ones. Shabani played his first official match for Fredrikstad in the 2006 Norwegian Football Cup Final, where Fredrikstad beat Sandefjord 3–0.
In the 2007 season, he managed to get three red cards in three different competitions in four days. His first sending-off came in a Norwegian Premier League match, then next day for Fredrikstad's reserve team in the Norwegian Second Division. Two days later, Fredrikstad played Nybergsund IL-Trysil in the Norwegian Cup, and lost after Shabani was sent off.