Arben Arbëri

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Arben Arbëri
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Personal information
Full name Arben Arbëri
Date of birth (1964-01-06) 6 January 1964 (age 55)
Place of birth Albania
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1990 Tomori Berat
1990–1991 PAS Giannina 1 (0)
National team
1989–1990 Albania 3 (0)
Teams managed
2010–2014 Tomori Berat U-19
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Arben Arbëri (born 6 January 1964) is an Albanian retired football player who is known for winning the Albanian Golden Boot for being the top goalscorer of the 1986-87 Albanian Superliga with 14 goals.

Club career[edit]

Arbëri played primarily as a striker for Tomori Berat in Albania and PAS Giannina in Greece.[1]

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Albania in an October 1989 FIFA World Cup qualification match away at Sweden and earned a total of 3 caps, scoring no goals. His final international was a May 1990 European Championship qualification match against Iceland.[2][3][4]

Personal life[edit]

His older brother Theodhor Arbëri was also a footballer who played for Tomori Berat during the 1980s and his younger brother Klodian have also played for Tomori Berat amongst other teams in Albania, while he also briefly played in Slovenia with NK Maribor. His nephews Gersi and Polizoi are also footballers who currently play for Tomori Berat and Flamurtari Vlorë respectively.[5]

Honours[edit]

Personal[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Footballdatabase profile
  2. ^ "Arben Arbëri - national football team player". EU-Football.info. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  3. ^ 11v11 Profile
  4. ^ Scoreself profile
  5. ^ DOSSIER/ Familja Arbëri, një dinasti legjendare në futbollin shqiptar - Newsport (in Albanian)
  6. ^ 90 vite histori futbolli tek Tomori Archived February 9, 2014, at the Wayback Machine

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