Festim Alidema

Festim Alidema (born 5 October 1997) is a Kosovan professional footballer who plays as a right winger for FC Drita, on loan from Slaven Belupo.

Festim Alidema
Personal information
Full name Festim Alidema
Date of birth (1997-10-05) 5 October 1997 (age 23)
Place of birth Gnjilane, FR Yugoslavia
(present-day Gjilan, Kosovo)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Right winger
Club information
Current team
Drita (on loan from Slaven Belupo)
Number 97
Youth career
0000–2017 Vllaznia Pozheran
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2018 Vllaznia Pozheran 15 (3)
2018–2019 Llapi 44 (12)
2019– Slaven Belupo 5 (0)
2020Hrvatski Dragovoljac (loan) 0 (0)
2020–Drita (loan) 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:30, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

LlapiEdit

On 9 January 2018, Alidema joined Football Superleague of Kosovo side Llapi after agreeing to a one-and-a-half-year deal.[1] On 18 February 2018, he made his debut in a 2–0 away defeat against Prishtina after coming on as a substitute at 46th minute in place of Gentrit Begolli.[2]

Slaven BelupoEdit

On 17 July 2019, Alidema joined Prva HNL side Slaven Belupo after agreeing to a two-year deal with the option of continuation for another two years.[3] On 24 August 2019, he made his debut in a 1–1 home draw against Varaždin after coming on as a substitute at 84th minute in place of Bruno Bogojević.[4]

Loan at Hrvatski DragovoljacEdit

On 7 February 2020, Alidema was loaned to Druga HNL club Hrvatski Dragovoljac. Eight days later is confirmed that he had joined on a four-month-long loan and receiving squad number 9.[5]

Loan at DritaEdit

On 26 August 2020, Alidema joined Football Superleague of Kosovo side Drita, on a season-long loan.[6]

International careerEdit

On 3 June 2019, Alidema received a call-up from Kosovo for second training session before the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying matches against Montenegro and Bulgaria,[7] but did not become part of the final team.

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 26 October 2019[8]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Vllaznia Pozheran 2017–18 Football Superleague of Kosovo 15 3 1 0 16 3
Llapi 14 0 1 0 15 0
2018–19 30 12 1 0 31 12
Total 59 15 3 0 62 15
Slaven Belupo 2019–20 Prva HNL 5 0 0 0 5 0
Total 5 0 0 0 5 0
Career total 64 15 0 0 67 15

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ZYRTARE: Festim Alidema vishet bardhekaltër, prezantohet te KF Llapi" [OFFICIAL: Festim Alidema is dressed white and blue, presented at FC Llapi] (in Albanian). KF Llapi. 10 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Java XIX: Prishtina – Llapi 2–0" [Week XIX: Prishtina – Llapi 2–0] (in Albanian). KF Llapi. 18 February 2018. Llapi: 13. Afrim Ademi – 8. Benjamin Emini, 14. Egzon Sinani, 5. Dardan Jashari, 3. Leutrim Kadriu (23. Leart Emini – 74'), 4. Egzon Shabani, 6. Kushtrim Shabani (7. Mentor Zhdrella – 61'), 16. Hamdi Namani /c/, 9. Gentrit Begolli (17. Festim Alidema – 46'), 45. Altin Merlaku, 19. Mirlind Daku
  3. ^ "Festim Alidema novi je igrač Slaven Belupa: "Došao sam zabijati golove i pomoći momčadi da dolazi do pobjeda"" [Festim Alidema is a new player at Slaven Belupo: "I came to score goals and help the team win"] (in Croatian). NK Slaven Belupo. 17 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Slaven Belupo remizirao s Varaždinom, prvijenac Ejupija" [Slaven Belupo draw with Varazdin, the debut for Ejupi] (in Croatian). NK Slaven Belupo. 24 August 2019. NK Slaven Belupo: Filipović – Bogojević (od 84. Alidema), Zirdum, Nowak, Goda – Puclin (od 72. Karamarko), Paracki, Glavčić, Delić (od 40. Lulić) – Ejupi, Krstanović
  5. ^ "David Puclin karijeru nastavlja u Ukrajini, Festim Alidema na posudbi" [David Puclin continues his career in Ukraine, Festim Alidema on loan]. DRAVA.info (in Croatian). 15 February 2020.
  6. ^ "ZYRTARE: Festim Alidema prezantohet te Drita" [OFFICIAL: Festim Alidema is presented at Drita]. Gazeta Olle (in Albanian). 26 August 2020.
  7. ^ "Kombëtarja zhvilloi ndeshje stërvitore, Rashkaj e Muriqi optimistë për fitore në Podgoricë" [The national team held training matches, Rashkaj and Muriqi optimistic for victory in Podgorica] (in Albanian). Football Federation of Kosovo. 3 June 2019. Për këtë ndeshje Challandes kishte ftuar edhe dy futbollistët e Kombëtares U21, Arbenit Xhemajlin dhe Lirim Kastratin, si dhe dy futbollistët e Superligës, mbrojtësin e Prishtinës, Armend Thaçi dhe sulmuesin e Llapit, Festim Alidema
  8. ^ Festim Alidema at Soccerway  

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