Bledar Kola

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Bledar Kola
Personal information
Full name Bledar Kola
Date of birth (1972-08-01) 1 August 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth Mirditë, Albania
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1989 Besëlidhja Lezhë
1989–1990 Partizani Tirana 35 (6)
1990–1991 Elbasani 21 (1)
1991–1994 Panargiakos 77 (13)
1994–1996 Apollon Smyrni 63 (10)
1996–2000 Panathinaikos 106 (10)
2001–2002 AEK Athens 11 (0)
2002–2003 Kallithea 16 (1)
2003–2004 Apollon Smyrni 19 (2)
National team
1990–2001 Albania 39 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Bledar Kola (born 1 August 1972) is a former Albanian football player.

Early life[edit]

Kola comes from Mirdita, but grew up in the city of Lezhë. He was an exemplary student. He started his career at Besëlidhja Lezhë, and then moved to Partizani Tirana. Later he moved to Greece where his playing career took off.

Club career[edit]

Kola spent most of his career playing for various clubs in the Greek Super League, including AEK Athens, Apollon Smyrnis and Panathinaikos.[1] He is currently assistant coach at AC Omonoia Nicosia.

International career[edit]

Kola made 39 appearances and scored 6 goals for the senior Albanian national team from 1994 to 2001.[2]

National team statistics[edit]

Albania national team
Year Apps Goals
1990 1 0
1991 1 0
1992 1 0
1993 0 0
1994 4 0
1995 3 0
1996 4 0
1997 5 2
1998 7 2
1999 6 1
2000 5 0
2001 2 1
Total 39 6

Honours[edit]

AEK

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Foreign Players in Greece since 1959/60". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 10 December 2008. Retrieved 2009-02-22. 
  2. ^ "Albania – Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-02-22. 

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