Eduard Rroca

Eduard Rroca (born 28 July 1993) is an Albanian professional footballer who plays for Turkish club İstanbulspor.[1][2]

Eduard Rroca
Personal information
Full name Eduard Rroca
Date of birth (1993-07-28) 28 July 1993 (age 27)
Place of birth Librazhd, Albania
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder / Forward
Club information
Current team
İstanbulspor
Number 61
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Egnatia 13 (0)
2012–2015 Tërbuni 62 (11)
2015–2018 Luftëtari 87 (12)
2019–2020 Kukësi 47 (7)
2020– İstanbulspor 3 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 October 2020

Club careerEdit

LuftëtariEdit

In September 2015, Rroca moved to then Kategoria e Parë club Luftëtari. He made his league debut for the club on 12 September 2015 in a 2-0 away victory over Dinamo Tirana. He played all ninety minutes of that match.[3] He scored his first league goal for the club a little over a month later, in a 3-1 away victory over Butrinti on 24 October 2015. His goal, the first of the match, came in the 27th minute.[4]

KukësiEdit

Rroca signed for fellow Kategoria Superiore club Kukësi on 19 December 2018 for a fee of €50,000, signing a 2-year contract until the end of 2020.[5]

İstanbulsporEdit

Rroca joined Turkish club İstanbulspor in the TFF First League on 18 September 2020 for a fee of €50,000.[6] The Turkish club had originally sent their representative to scout his Kukësi teammate Valon Ethemi, but were impressed by Rroca and made an offer to sign the player soon after.[7] He chose to wear the number 61 shirt and he made his debut for the club in a 3–1 away win against Ümraniyespor on 26 September 2020, starting the game on the left-hand side of midfield.[8] He scored his first official goals for the club in a 3–0 away win over Samsunspor on 17 October 2020, scoring in the 53rd and 57th minute, before assisting Kamal Issah in the 91st minute for the final goal.[9]

HonoursEdit

Luftëtari

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Soccerway profile
  2. ^ FSHF profile
  3. ^ "Dinamo Tirana vs. Luftetari Gjirokaster – 12 September 2015 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Butrinti Sarande vs. Luftetari Gjirokaster – 24 October 2015 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Kukësi kryen goditjen e parë, firmos Rroca
  6. ^ [http://www.istanbulsportd.org/eduard-rroca-istanbulsporda/ Eduard Rroca İstanbulspor'da]
  7. ^ Erdhën për Ethemin dhe i “hutoi” Rroca, Istanbulspor pret fantazistin
  8. ^ Ümraniyespor 1–3 İstanbulspor
  9. ^ Samsunspor 0–3 İstanbulspor

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