Erion Xhafa

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Erion Xhafa
Personal information
Full name Erion Gani Xhafa
Date of birth (1982-05-31) 31 May 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Tiranë, Albania
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2000–2001 Dinamo Tirana
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Besa Kavajë 10 (0)
2002–2004 Erzeni Shikaj 40 (0)
2004–2007 Dinamo Tirana 118 (2)
2007–2008 Tirana 20 (0)
2008–2009 Besa Kavajë 25 (0)
2009–2011 Dinamo Tirana 42 (0)
2011–2012 Laçi 23 (0)
2012–2014 Kastrioti Krujë 35 (0)
2014 Dinamo Tirana 0 (0)
National team
2006–2008 Albania 3 (0)
Teams managed
2015 Dinamo Tirana (assistant manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 May 2010.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 May 2009

Erion Xhafa (born 31 May 1982) is an Albanian former footballer who played as a defender.

Club career[edit]

He started his career with Dinamo Tirana youth team, and played for Erzeni Shijak for one year, then back to Dinamo Tirana until 2007. In the Summer of 2007 he was transferred to Tirana which was the holder of the championship title at that time.

Managerial career[edit]

In July 2015, Xhafa was appointed assistant coach to Igli Allmuça at Dinamo Tirana.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Erion is the son of Gani Xhafa, one of the veterans of Albanian team Dinamo Tirana and the Albania team remembered for his great performance against some of the best teams of Europe like Ajax on that heroic game with Tirana, finished 2–2 on 16 September 1970.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alfred Lleshi (20 July 2015). "Xhafa dhe Gjika, ndihmësit e trajnerit Allmuça te Dinamo" [Xhafa and Gjika, assistants of coach Allmuça at Dinamo] (in Albanian). Telesport.al. Retrieved 19 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "KS 17 Nëntori Tirana 2–2 AFC Ajax". World Football. 16 September 1970. Retrieved 19 May 2017. 

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