Alen Ožbolt

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Alen Ožbolt
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Personal information
Full name Alen Ožbolt
Date of birth (1996-06-24) 24 June 1996 (age 23)
Place of birth Novo Mesto, Slovenia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Slovan Bratislava
Number 12
Youth career
Fužina Dvor
Livar
Krka
2009–2015 Domžale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2018 Domžale 40 (7)
2015–2016B. Dortmund II (loan) 29 (3)
2018 TSV Hartberg 6 (0)
2018–2020 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 43 (13)
2020– Slovan Bratislava 0 (0)
National team
2011–2012 Slovenia U16 9 (3)
2011–2013 Slovenia U17 9 (3)
2014 Slovenia U19 12 (7)
2015–2018 Slovenia U21 23 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 December 2019

Alen Ožbolt (born 24 June 1996) is a Slovenian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Slovan Bratislava in the Slovak Fortuna Liga.[1] Ožbolt has been capped for Slovenia at all youth levels from under-16 to under-21.

Club career[edit]

Ožbolt began his career at NK Domžale and spent loan spell at Borussia Dortmund II, before joining Austrian club TSV Hartberg on a permanent basis in early 2018. However, he left Hartberg at the end of the 2017–18 season and joined Bulgarian club Lokomotiv Plovdiv as a free agent.

Lokomotiv Plovdiv[edit]

Ožbolt signed with Lokomotiv on 16 September 2018 on a three-year deal.[2] Six days later, he made his debut in a 3–1 away league victory over Septemvri Sofia, replacing Bircent Karagaren in the 81st minute.[3] On 15 May 2019, Ožbolt scored the winning goal in the 2019 Bulgarian Cup Final against Botev Plovdiv, which gave Lokomotiv their first Bulgarian Cup. He ended his debut season for Lokomotiv with 8 goals in 29 appearances in all competitions.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 15 December 2019[1]
Club Season Division League Cup[a] Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Domžale 2013–14 1. SNL 6 0 1 0 7 0
2014–15 19 3 4 1 23 4
2016–17 9 2 2 0 0 0 11 2
2017–18 6 2 1 0 5 0 12 2
Total 40 7 8 1 5 0 53 8
Borussia Dortmund II (loan) 2015–16 Regionalliga 26 3 26 3
2016–17 3 0 3 0
Total 29 3 0 0 0 0 29 3
TSV Hartberg 2017–18 Erste Liga 6 0 1 0 7 0
Lokomotiv Plovdiv 2018–19 First League 23 7 6 1 29 8
2019–20 20 6 3 1 4 1 27 8
Total 43 13 9 2 4 1 56 16
Career Total 118 23 18 3 9 1 145 27
  1. ^ Includes Bulgarian Supercup matches.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Domžale
Lokomotiv Plovdiv

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "A. Ožbolt". soccerway.com. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Локомотив Пловдив подписа договор с Ален Ожболт" (in Bulgarian). fpleague.bg. 16 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Septemvri Sofia vs. Lokomotiv Plovdiv". soccerway.com. 22 September 2018.
  4. ^ Petkov, Georgi (5 January 2020). "Димитър Илиев е "Футболист на годината", получи наградата си лично от Бербатов". topsport.bg. Retrieved 8 January 2020.

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