Fatjon Sefa

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Fatjon Sefa
Personal information
Full name Fatjon Fatmir Sefa
Date of birth (1984-07-23) 23 July 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Lushnjë, Albania
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Lushnja
Number 29
Youth career
2000–2004 KF Lushnja
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Lushnja 17 (4)
2006–2007 Shkumbini Peqin 12 (1)
2007–2008 Lushnja ? (17)
2008–2011 Dinamo Tirana 68 (23)
2011 Besa Kavajë (loan) 14 (4)
2011–2012 Lushnja 27 (6)
2012–2014 Besa Kavajë 50 (19)
2014–2015 Skënderbeu Korçë 28 (6)
2015– Lushnja 34 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 May 2017.

Fatjon Fatmir Sefa (born 23 July 1984 in Lushnjë) is an Albanian professional footballer who plays for Lushnja in Albanian Superliga as a forward. He is nicknamed "Ujku" (Wolf for Albanian) due to his scoring abilities inside of the zone.[1]

Career[edit]

Dinamo Tirana[edit]

Sefa moved to Dinamo Tirana in the summer of 2008 ahead of the club's Champions League campaign of 2008–09. He moved from his hometown club, Lushnja and was given the number 16 shirt for his first season. He played the first leg of Dinamo Tirana's Champions League encounter against FK Modrica. He came on in the 53rd minute for Argentine, Cristian Andres Campozano.[2] Sefa made his league debut in a Dinamo Tirana jersey on the opening day of the season against Teuta Durrës. He came on in the 76th minute for fellow new signing, Frane Petricevic.[3] He scored his first goal for the club on 1 November 2008 against Apolonia Fier. Sefa opened the score in the 14th minute and also played the full game.[4] He also managed to score a hat-trick against Apolonia Fier on 15 February 2009, his goals came in the 45th, 62nd and 74th minute of the game, after completing his hat-trick he substituted for Rubén Cecco in the 85th minute.[5] During the 2008–09 season he played 24 games and scored 9 goals, making him the club's second highest goalscorer for the season.[6]

Skënderbeu Korçë[edit]

In May 2014, following the relegation of Besa Kavajë in Albanian First Division, Sefa joined Albanian champions Skënderbeu Korçë by signing a one-year contract.[7]

He made his competitive debut with the team in the opening Albanian Superliga week against the newly prometed side Elbasani at Qemal Stafa Stadium, scoring the only goal of the match in the first half.[8] After winning the Albanian Supercup[9] and the Albanian Superliga title with the club,[10] Sefa left Skënderbeu Korçë at the end of the 2014–15 season through a mutual agreement to terminate his contract, which was due to expire the following year in 2016.[11][12]

Third return to Lushnja[edit]

In August 2015, Sefa returned to his hometown club Lushnja for the third time in his career, taking the vacant number 29 and was given the Captaincy.[13] On 14 May 2017, Sefa scored the only goal in the final match against Bylis Ballsh to help Lushnja finish top of Group B, helping the club to return to Albanian Superliga for the first time in three years.[14]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Dinamo Tirana
Skënderbeu Korçë

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sefa i uritur për gol: Respekte Likës, por i shënoj" [Sefa hungry for goal: Respect for Lika, but i'll score] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 22 February 2014. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Dinamo debut
  3. ^ First Dinamo league appearance
  4. ^ Sefa's first goal for Dinamo
  5. ^ First hat trick
  6. ^ 2008-2009 season
  7. ^ ""Godet" Skënderbeu, Takaj nënshkruan me Fatjon Sefën. Priten Berisha dhe Mazrekaj" [Skënderbeu “strikes”, Takaj signs with Fatjon Sefa. Berisha and Mazrekaj are expected] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 18 May 2014. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  8. ^ Karaj, Leonard (24 August 2014). "Kursehet Skënderbeu, shpërdoron Elbasani. File: Ishim Të pafat, prisni Elbasan ndryshe" [Skënderbeu spreads, Elbasani wasts. File: We were unlucky, expect a different Elbasan] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  9. ^ a b Ahmeti, Fatmir (17 August 2014). "Skënderbeu e nis me trofe, fiton Superkupën e Shqipërisë" [Skënderbeu starts with trohpy, wins Albanian Supercup] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "Skënderbeu shpallet kampion i Shqipërisë për të pestën herë" [Skënderbeu in named Champion of Albania for the fifth time] (in Albanian). Noa.al. 16 May 2015. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  11. ^ "Largimet, ja "revolucioni" në Korçë, zbardhet lista e futbollistëve në prag "divorci"" [Departures, here's the “revolucion” in Korçë, the list of footballers ready to leave is unveiled] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 11 May 2015. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  12. ^ "Skënderbeu, largohen Sefa dhe Alikaj" [Skënderbeu, Sefa and Alikaj leaves] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 9 June 2015. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  13. ^ "Lushnja, vijnë Xhafa e Sefa" [Lushnja, Xhafa and Sefa arrives] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 28 August 2015. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  14. ^ Eduard Ilnica (14 May 2017). "Lushnja ngjitet në Superligë (video)" [Lushnja promoted to Superleague (video)] (in Albanian). Konica.al. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Gentian Çela
Lushnja captain
2015–
Succeeded by
Incumbent