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|Full name||Devis Mukaj|
|Date of birth||21 December 1976|
|Place of birth||Vlore, Albania|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2010||KF Tirana (player-manager)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 December 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 December 2014
Early career and Croatia
Muka started his career in 1993 with hometown club, Flamurtari Vlorë. He played for them until 1997 when he transferred to Partizani Tirana. He had played 77 league games at Flamurtari Vlorë and had scored 9 goals before leaving. At Partizani Tirana he made 28 appearances and scored 8 goals, and he subsequently moved to play for SK Tirana. In his first season with SK Tirana he played 23 times and scored 9 goals. He then moved to NK Varteks in Croatia, and after 3 years and 66 league games Muka moved back to Albania. He scored 4 goals during his time in Croatia.
Return to Albania
Muka returned to Albania in 2002 with SK Tirana. He played 23 games and scored 3 goals during the campaign, he scored against former club NK Varteks in the UEFA Champions League. Muka suffered an injury during the 2007–08 season that limited him to just 3 league games all season. In the 2008–09 season Muka did not play until October. He made his season debut on 19 October 2008 against bitter rivals, Dinamo Tirana when he came on for goalscorer Migen Memelli in the 72nd minute. Overall during the 2008–09 season he played 14 games and scored 3 goals, all 3 of them were scored at home at the Selman Stërmasi stadium. Muka once again lifted the trophy at the end of the season following a 2–1 win over title rivals Vllaznia Shkodër.
Muka made his Albanian National Team debut in a friendly against Cyprus on 19 August 1998. He came on for goalscorer Alban Bushi in the 76th minute of the game. The match resulted in a 3–2 loss for Albania. Muka was 21 when he made his debut. Muka's first and only international goal came on 4 September 1999 Euro 2000 Qualifying match against Latvia. He came off the bench on the 78th minute replacing Igli Tare. His goal came in the 91st minute of the game which secured a point for Albania. He was recalled to the squad when Otto Baric took charge of Albania after having a years gap with no international involvement. Muka last played for the national team on 17 October 2007 in a Euro 2008 Qualifying match against Bulgaria. He replaced Altin Haxhi at half time. The match ended in a 1-1 draw after Ervin Skela missed from the penalty spot on the 90th minute. In total Muka made 40 appearances for the Albanian National Team and scored one goal from 1998 to 2007.
- Scores and results list Albania's goal tally first.
|1.||4 September 1999||Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania||Latvia||3–3||3–3||UEFA Euro 2000 qualification|
|Club||Season||League||Cup||Continental[nb 1]||Other[nb 2]||Total|
|Albania national team|
Muka was immediately named as manager of KF Tirana following the departure of Nevil Dede after just two games in charge. The attackind midfielder was still eligible to play for the club and this meant that he became the first Player Manager in the 2009-10 Albanian Superliga. Muka signed his first managerial contract on the day of Dede's departure on 9 February 2010.
- "Devi Muka". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 17 August 2011.
- "Devi Muka". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.
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- Goal against Varteks
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- Season debut
- Home goals
- First international goal
- Last international match
- international games
- Albania v Latvia EU-Football.info, 26 December 2014
- "Albania - D. Muka - Profile with news, career statistics and history". Soccerway. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
- "Football : Devis Mukaj". Football Database. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
- Devi Muka - national football team player EU-Football.info, 26 December 2014
- Devi Muka, trajneri i Tiranës Archived 17 February 2010 at the Wayback Machine.