Emir Kujović

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Emir Kujović
Emir Kujovic.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-06-22) 22 June 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Bijelo Polje, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Gent
Number 11
Youth career
Klippans BoIF
Landskrona BoIS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Landskrona BoIS 3 (0)
2007–2010 Halmstads BK 75 (14)
2007 Falkenbergs FF (loan) 24 (6)
2011–2013 Kayserispor 34 (12)
2013 Elazığspor (loan) 3 (0)
2013–2016 IFK Norrköping 59 (38)
2016– Gent 1 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Sweden U21 4 (0)
2016– Sweden 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 September 2016

Emir Kujović (Cyrillic: Емир Кујовић) (born 22 June 1988) is Swedish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Gent.

Career[edit]

Kujovic in 2008 while at Halmstads BK.
Kujovic playing for Kayserispor in 2011.

Halmstads BK[edit]

He started his career in Superettan and Landskrona BoIS, in 2007 he joined Halmstads BK but was directly loaned out to Falkenbergs FF in Superettan for a year,[1] in 2008 he returned to Halmstads BK and debuted in the first match of the season against Gefle IF (1-0) as a substitute.

While at Halmstads BK, he played with his older brother Ajsel Kujović, who represented the club between 2006-2009.

Kayserispor[edit]

He was signed by Turkish club Kayserispor in October 2010 on a four-year deal starting in January 2011.[2] January 5, 2011 first goal by Kayserispor has Ankaragücü. 2010-2011 season 4th scorer, drew attention to goals from free kick taken by season of 2011-2012. In 2013, he also played, on loan, three games with the Elazığspor.[3]

IFK Norrköping[edit]

On the 9th of August 2013 Emir signed a 3,5 year contract with IFK Norrköping where he got reunited with former Halmstads BK trainer Janne Andersson.

International career[edit]

Kujović debuted for Sweden under-21 team March 27, 2009 against Belgium. He was called up to the senior Sweden squad to face Denmark for the UEFA Euro 2016 play-off in November 2015.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Kujović is a practicing Muslim of Bosniak descent.[5] He is the younger brother of Ajsel Kujović, who is also a professional footballer.[6]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

IFK Norrköping

Individual[edit]

IFK Norrköping

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lillebror Kujovic till HBK" (in Swedish). Hallandsposten.se. 2007-02-02. Retrieved 2008-06-29. 
  2. ^ http://fanatik.ekolay.net/Kayseriye-dev-golcu_3_Detail_250_199993.htm
  3. ^ "KLART: Emir Kujovic till Elazigspor" (in Swedish). fotbolltransfers.com. 2013-01-31. Retrieved 2015-05-05. 
  4. ^ "Sweden call up striker Kujovic for playoff against Denmark". uk.reuters.com. 6 November 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2015. 
  5. ^ Stråhle, Ulf (15 March 2013). "Kujovic: "Det är Gud som bestämmer allt"" (in Swedish). 
  6. ^ Möller, Lars (24 November 2014). "Fotbollsbröder öppnar servering" (in Swedish). 

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