Fabijan Cipot

Fabijan Cipot (born 25 August 1976) is a retired Slovenian football defender.

Fabijan Cipot
Personal information
Full name Fabijan Cipot
Date of birth (1976-08-25) 25 August 1976 (age 43)
Place of birth Murska Sobota, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position(s) Defender
Youth career
Mura
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1999 Mura 84 (20)
2000–2002 Maribor 55 (7)
2003 Al-Sadd SC
2003–2005 Al-Arabi SC
2006 Nafta Lendava 11 (2)
2006–2007 Maribor 31 (1)
2007 Luzern 12 (0)
2008–2011 Rudar Velenje 99 (11)
2011–2013 Mura 05 46 (2)
National team
1999–2007 Slovenia 26 (0)
Teams managed
Puconci
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Cipot started his career at his hometown club Bakovci. As a youngster he moved to a nearby Mura. He made his Mura debut on 7 May 1997 in a 1. SNL tie with Rudar Velenje.[1] In following season he established himself as a regular first team player. In January 2000 he left Mura and signed with Maribor. He spent there four seasons before moving to Qatar sides Al-Sadd SC and Al-Arabi SC. After three seasons in Qatar, he returned to Europe. His trial in summer 2005 at Norwegian Brann ended with heavy injury suffered in a friendly with Birmingham City.[2] He returned in spring 2006, playing for Nafta Lendava.[3] In summer 2006 he signed with Maribor. After a year in Maribor, he moved to Swiss side Lucerne. In February 2008 he left Lucerne and signed with Rudar Velenje.[4] In June 2011 he left Rudar Velenje and signed a contract with Mura 05.

International careerEdit

He has been capped 26 times for the Slovenian national team between 1999 and 2007.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zapisnik 30. kroga" (in Slovenian). PrvaLiga.si. 7 May 1997. Retrieved 18 September 2009.
  2. ^ "Painful exit as Blues battered". icBirmingham. 20 July 2005. Retrieved 18 September 2009.
  3. ^ "Cipot se vrača po težki poškodbi" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. 16 December 2005. Retrieved 18 September 2009.
  4. ^ ""Rudar" Fabijan Cipot" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. 5 February 2008. Retrieved 18 September 2009.
  5. ^ "Fabijan Cipot" (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia official website. Retrieved 24 October 2016.

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