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Alexandru Golban (born 28 February 1979 in Chişinău, Moldovian SSR, Soviet Union) is a retired footballer and also former member of Moldova national team.

Alexandru Golban
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-02-28) 28 February 1979 (age 40)
Place of birth Chişinău, Moldavian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Speranţa Nisporeni
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2003 FC Dacia Chişinău 75 (41)
2004–2006 FC Karpaty Lviv 47 (7)
2007 Eintracht Braunschweig 6 (0)
2007 Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ 14 (3)
2008–2010 FC Tobol 30 (15)
2010 Simurq Zagatala 15 (2)
2010–2012 FC Milsami 46 (12)
2012 FC Veris 0 (0)
2012 Speranța Crihana Veche 4 (0)
National team
2002–2011 Moldova 15 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 May 2013

He holds dual Moldovan-Romanian nationality.[1]

Contents

CareerEdit

Club careerEdit

At club level, he was known in 2001–02 season where he received his first national call-up.[2] In February 2004, he leave Moldova to Ukrainian side Karpaty Lviv, signed a three-year contract.[3] He played for the club in two First League season, and two Premier League half-season, where he just played 4 times in Ukrainian Premier League. After receiving the Romanian nationality, he moved to German 2. Bundesliga side Eintracht Braunschweig. After the club relegated to the Regionalliga in summer 2007, he moved to Romanian side Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ and in mid-season to Kazakhstani side FC Tobol.

International careerEdit

Golban has made 15 appearances for Moldova,[4] and he played in UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying and 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifying.

Career statisticsEdit

International goalsEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 11 February 2002 Ta' Qali Stadium, Attard, Malta   Jordan 2–0 Won Rothmans Tournament
2. 11 February 2002 Ta' Qali Stadium, Attard, Malta   Jordan 2–0 Won Rothmans Tournament
3. 12 February 2003 Lokomotivi Stadium, Tbilisi, Georgia   Georgia 2–2 Drew Friendly
4. 20 November 2003 Stade Alphonse Theis, Hesperange, Luxembourg   Luxembourg 1–2 Won Friendly
Correct as of 7 October 2015[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Moldovans seek new identities". UEFA.com. 20 February 2007. Archived from the original on 20 March 2007. Retrieved 20 April 2008.
  2. ^ "Moldova await Hungary test". UEFA.com. 8 March 2002. Archived from the original on 12 December 2013. Retrieved 20 April 2008.
  3. ^ "Various title". UEFA.com. 3 February 2004. Retrieved 20 April 2008.[dead link]
  4. ^ Mamrud, Roberto (29 October 2009). "Moldova - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
  5. ^ "Football PLAYER: Alexandru Golban". eu-football.info. Retrieved 7 October 2015.

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