KF Besëlidhja Lezhë

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Klubi i Futbollit Besëlidhja Lezhë is an Albanian football club based in the northern city of Lezhë. Their home ground is the Brian Filipi Stadium and they currently compete in the Kategoria e Parë.

KF Besëlidhja Lezhë
Team Logo
Full nameKlubi Sportiv Besëlidhja Lezhë
Nickname(s)Dragojt e Veriut – Ultras Beselidhja
FoundedNovember 17, 1930; 89 years ago (1930-11-17)
as Bardhyli Lezhë
GroundBrian Filipi Stadium
Capacity5,000
OwnerLezhë Municipality
ChairmanNikoll Ceka
ManagerElvis Plori
LeagueKategoria e Parë, Group A
2019–20Kategoria e Parë, Group A, 2nd
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1930 under the name Bardhyli Lezhë and participated in the Kategoria Superiore for the first time in 1937 where they finished in sixth place out of ten clubs. The club then changed its name to Liria Lezhë in 1945, SK Lezhë in 1949, Puna Lezhë just two years later in 1951, Fitorja Lezhë in 1958 and finally Besëlidhja Lezhë in 1968. They played top level in 1937, 1950, 1952, 1970–71, between 1972–1975, 1978–79, between 1980–1983, between 1984–1986, between 1987–1990, between 1993–1996, between 2000–2003 and 2007–2008.[1]

In the 2006/07 season, the club played in the Kategoria e Dytë. They were promoted to the first division for the 2007/08 season. But for the 2008/09 season, they have again been relegated to the Kategoria e Parë 2008–2009.

Honours and AchievementsEdit

RecordsEdit

  • Biggest ever home league victory: Besëlidhja Lezhë 7–0 KS Gramozi Ersekë – 11 April 2012
  • Biggest ever home league defeat: Besëlidhja Lezhë 3–4 Kukesi – 23 April 2012
  • Biggest ever away league victory: KF Laçi 1–7 Besëlidhja Lezhë – 18 December 2004
  • Biggest ever away league defeat: KF Tirana 5–1 Besëlidhja Lezhë – 21 February 2003

SponsorshipEdit

Period Kit manufacturer Shirt partner
1982–1992 Meyba None
1992–1998 Joma
1998–2006 Vega
2011–2012 Adidas NOKA
2014– Legea

Current squadEdit

As of 19 September 2019

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ALB Samet Bajri
2 FW   ALB Xhulio Berisha
3 MF   ALB Ded Bushi
4 DF   ALB Denis Miloti
5 DF   ALB Arian Sheta
6 DF   ALB Klejdi Dibra
7 FW   ALB Edmond Hoxha
8 MF   ALB Aristotel Koleci
9 FW   ALB Arsen Hajdari
10 MF   ALB Samet Hepaj
11 FW   ALB Armando Rica
12 GK   ALB Fabiol Rexhepi
13 DF   GUI Isaac Camara
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 FW   GUI Aboubacar Soumah
18 MF   ALB Florjan Përgjoni
19 DF   ALB Denis Balaj
20 DF   ALB Patrik Fetaj
21 GK   ALB Enio Marku
22 DF   ALB Elvis Rrustemaj
23 DF   ALB Igli Moqi
29 FW   ALB Eriol Merdini
45 MF   SRB Dimitrije Čokić
99 DF   SRB Milan Đorđević
DF   ALB Redion Hoxha
MF   GUI Lambert Thea
MF   GUI Lancinet Sidibe

Historical list of coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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