Aldo Mitraj

Aldo Mitraj (born 12 January 1987) is an Albanian professional footballer who plays as a forward for KS Burreli.[1][2]

Aldo Mitraj
Personal information
Full name Aldo Mitraj
Date of birth (1987-01-12) 12 January 1987 (age 34)
Place of birth Ersekë, Albania
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Arminia Hannover
Number 11
Youth career
2006–2008 Dinamo Tirana
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Skënderbeu 3 (0)
2010–2011 Luftëtari 15 (3)
2011–2012 Iliria 23 (4)
2012–2013 Tomori 12 (6)
2013 Partizani 6 (1)
2014 Apolonia 24 (4)
2015–2016 Laçi 29 (1)
2016–2017 Sopoti 10 (4)
2017 Bylis 8 (2)
2017 Erzeni 11 (1)
2018 Tomori 7 (3)
2018–2019 Liria 4 (0)
2019 Oriku 8 (0)
2019 Burreli 10 (2)
2020– Arminia Hannover 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 April 2019

Club careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Mitraj begun his football career with Dinamo Tirana and is a product of the club's academy.[3]

Partizani TiranaEdit

In July 2013, Mitraj went on a short trial with newly promoted top flight team Partizani Tirana,[4] which he successfully passed, signing a contract until the end of 2013–14 season.[5] He begun the season on 31 August by playing as a second half substitute in a 2–0 win at Kastrioti Krujë; it was also Partizani's first top flight match since May 2009.[6]

Apolonia FierEdit

On 1 February 2014, Mitraj joined Apolonia Fier on a deal until the end of the season with an option to renew for another one.[7] He made his debut six days later, entering as a second half substitute in a league game against Shkumbini Peqin; in dying moments of the match, he was sent-off with a second yellow card. His sent-off, didn't affect the team, who won 1–0.[8] Mitraj's first goal for his new side came in his third appearance for the club on 1 March 2014, a 1–0 win over his future team Tomori Berat.[9] Mitraj was on the scoresheet again on 12 April, scoring another winner, this time against Pogradeci, to give Apolonia three valuable points in their bid to achieve promotion.[10] On 29 December 2014, Mitraj and Apolonia reached an agreement to terminate their cooperation.[11]

LaçiEdit

On 6 January 2015, Mitraj completed a transfer to Laçi as a free agent.[12]

Sopoti LibrazhdEdit

On 26 August 2016, Mitraj joined Sopoti Librazhd on a one-year contract.[13] He made his club debut on 24 September in the opening league match home against Apolonia Fier, scoring his team only goal in a 1–2 defeat.[14] During the first part of the season he made 10 league appearances, in addition 2 cup matches, scoring four goals in the process, being the team's top goalscorer. In January 2017, he stated that he was close to return to Laçi, but Sopoti blocked the transfer.[15]

Bylis BallshEdit

On 30 January 2017, Mitraj signed with fellow Albanian First Division side Bylis Ballsh until the end of the season.[16]

Tomori BeratEdit

On 13 January 2018, Mitraj was announced as the new Tomori Berat player, returning there after five years and penning a contract running until the end of the season.[17]

LiriaEdit

On 13 August 2018, Mitraj flew off to Kosovo to pen a one-year contract with Liria.[18] His spell at Football Superleague of Kosovo side was shortlived, as he became a free agent on 8 January of the following year after the parties decided to end their cooperation by mutual consent.[19]

OrikuEdit

After leaving Liria, Mitraj joined KF Oriku in January 2019.[20]

Arminia HannoverEdit

After a spell at KS Burreli, Mitraj moved to Germany and joined SV Arminia Hannover.[21]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 22 September 2018[22]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Skënderbeu Korçë 2009–10 Albanian Superliga 3 0 0 0 3 0
Luftëtari Gjirokastër 2010–11 Albanian First Division 15 3 0 0 15 3
Iliria Fushë-Krujë 2011–12 Albanian First Division 23 4 0 0 23 4
Tërbuni Pukë 2012–13 Albanian Superliga 1 0 0 0 1 0
Tomori Berat 2012–13 Albanian Superliga 12 6 0 0 12 6
Partizani Tirana 2013–14 Albanian Superliga 6 1 2 0 8 1
Apolonia Fier 2013–14 Albanian First Division 9 3 0 0 9 3
2014–15 Albanian Superliga 15 1 1 1 16 2
Total 24 4 1 1 25 5
Laçi 2014–15 Albanian Superliga 14 1 4 0 18 1
2015–16 25 0 7 1 2[a] 0 1[b] 0 35 1
Total 39 1 11 0 2 0 1 0 53 2
Sopoti Librazhd 2016–17 Albanian First Division 10 4 1 0 11 4
Bylis Ballsh 2016–17 Albanian First Division 8 2 0 0 8 2
Erzeni Shijak 2017–18 Albanian First Division 11 1 0 0 11 1
Tomori Berat 2017–18 Albanian First Division 7 3 0 0 7 3
Liria 2018–19 Superleague of Kosovo 4 0 0 0 4 0
Career total 159 29 17 2 2 0 1 0 179 31
  1. ^ All appearance(s) in UEFA Europa League
  2. ^ Appearance in Albanian Supercup

HonoursEdit

Laçi[22]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Soccerway
  2. ^ Footballdatabase
  3. ^ "Shfryn Mitraj: Ish-trajneri Hasan Lika luante kumar. Ja se kush e shkatërroi Partizanin!" [Mitraj explodes: Ex-coach Hasan Lika used to gamble. Here's who destroyed Partizani!] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 16 May 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  4. ^ Armand Halili (10 July 2013). "Mitraj në stërvitje me Partizanin, lojtari mohon kontaktet" [Mitraj on training with Partizani, the player denies the contacts] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  5. ^ Armand Halili (24 July 2013). "Partizani, firmosin Hyshmeri dhe Mitraj" [Partizani, Hyshmeri and Mitraj signs] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Kastrioti Krujë vs. Partizani Tirana". Soccerway. 31 August 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Goditje blic e firakëve, Mitraj kalon tek Apolonia" [Blic hit of Fier side, Mitraj goes to Apolonia] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 2 February 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Apolonia del e para, afrohet edhe Dinamo" [Apolonia emerges first, Dinamo gets closer] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 8 February 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  9. ^ Mikel Mbriçaj (4 March 2014). ""Heroi" Mitraj: E dija që do të shënoja gol për Apoloninë" [The "Hero" Mitraj: I knew I would score for Apolonia] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  10. ^ Mikel Mbriçaj (13 April 2014). "Mitraj shpëton Apoloninë ndaj Pogradecit në fund" [Mitraj saves Apolonia at the end versus Pogradeci] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  11. ^ "Apolonia, largohet edhe Aldo Mitraj" [Apolonia, Aldo Mitraj leaves] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 30 December 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  12. ^ "Goditje në paketë, Laçi afron katër lojtarë" [Hit in the package, Laçi brings four players] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 7 January 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  13. ^ "U largua nga Laçi, firmos Aldo Mitraj" [He left Laçi, Aldo Mitraj sign] (in Albanian). Newsport.al. 26 August 2016. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  14. ^ "Sopoti Librazhd vs. Apolonia Fier 1 – 2". Soccerway. 24 September 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  15. ^ "Mitraj: Isha gati të shkoja te Laçi, por Sopoti më bllokoi" [Mitraj, I was ready to go to Laçi, but Sopoti blocked me] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 25 January 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  16. ^ "Bylis, "mbreti" i merkatos së janarit. Firmosin edhe Mitraj me Zisin" [Bylis “king" of january transfer market, Mitraj and Zisi sign] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  17. ^ "Mitraj zyrtarizohet te Tomori" [Mitraj officialized at Tomori] (in Albanian). Sport Ekspres. 13 January 2018. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  18. ^ "Liria merr edhe sulmues në Shqipëri" [Liria takes a striker in Albania] (in Albanian). Sport Ekspres. 13 August 2018. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  19. ^ "Mitraj ndërpret kontratën, gati rikthimi në Shqipëri" [Mitraj terminates the contract, the return in Albania ready] (in Albanian). Sport Ekspres. 8 January 2019. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  20. ^ Lushnja nuk e ka prekur merkaton, Bylis e Besa në garë afrimesh, sportekspres.com, 29 January 2019
  21. ^ Neuzugänge führen Atlas zum Heimsieg, weser-kurier.de, 9 February 2020
  22. ^ a b "Aldo Mitraj". Soccerway. Retrieved 10 January 2019.

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