|Full name||Qamil Teliti|
|Date of birth||1919|
|Place of birth||Kavajë, Albania|
|Date of death||1977|
|Place of death||Tirana, Albania|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Qamil Teliti (nicknamed Tarzani) was an Albanian footballer known for being one of the most important players of the Albania team that won the Balkan Cup in 1946. Along with Loro Boriçi he was one of the artifices of the success of the team. He was a successful player for Besa and went on to compete for all three of Tirana's professional clubs.
Teliti began his professional career for hometown club Besa Kavajë during the mid-late 1930s. He was known for his powerful right foot and scoring from long distances. This earned him the reputation as the most feared striker in the country and soon attracted the attention of the national team. Teliti scored the first ever goal for the Albania national football team in a friendly not recognised by FIFA against Montenegro, played in Shkodër on August 22nd, 1946. Albania won the match 5-0. Teliti also scored the final goal of the match in the '75th minute.
On October 13, 1946 in the match against Romania during the Balkan Championship tournament, Qamil Teliti scored the only goal of the match in the '55th minute. It was a powerful long distance shot that beat goalkeeper Lăzăreanu. Albania became Balkan Champion and Teliti's legacy was forever cemented in the hearts and minds of all football fans around the country.
Balkan Cup winner
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