Jetmir Topalli

Jetmir Topalli (born 7 February 1998) is a Kosovan professional footballer who plays as a centre-forward for Turkish club Yeni Malatyaspor and the Kosovo national team.

Jetmir Topalli
Personal information
Date of birth (1998-02-07) 7 February 1998 (age 23)
Place of birth Kaçanik, FR Yugoslavia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Centre-forward
Club information
Current team
Yeni Malatyaspor
Number 98
Youth career
0000–2010 New Star Football School
2010–2013 Besëlidhja Prishtinë
2013–2014 Galatasaray Kosova Football School
2014–2017 2 Korriku
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2018 2 Korriku
2018 Vushtrria
2018–2020 Ballkani 59 (17)
2019Feronikeli (loan) 0 (0)
2020– Yeni Malatyaspor 6 (1)
National team
2020– Kosovo 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 December 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 January 2020

Club careerEdit

BallkaniEdit

On 13 June 2018, Topalli signed a two-year contract with Football Superleague of Kosovo club Ballkani.[1] On 25 August 2018, he made his debut in a 0–3 home defeat against Llapi after being named in the starting line-up.[2]

Loan at FeronikeliEdit

On 13 June 2019, Topalli joined in a short-time loan with Football Superleague of Kosovo club Feronikeli, only for European competition matches.[3] Twelve days later, he was named as a Feronikeli substitute for the first time in semi-final of 2019–20 UEFA Champions League preliminary round against the Gibraltarian side Lincoln Red Imps.[4] His debut with Feronikeli came on 28 June in final of 2019–20 UEFA Champions League preliminary round against the Andorran side FC Santa Coloma after coming on as a substitute at 67th minute in place of Jean Carioca.[5]

Yeni MalatyasporEdit

On 13 August 2020, Topalli signed a three-year contract with Süper Lig club Yeni Malatyaspor,[6] and receiving squad number 98.[7] On 12 September 2020, he made his debut in a 3–0 away defeat against Fatih Karagümrük after coming on as a substitute at 81st minute in place of Umut Bulut.[8]

International careerEdit

On 24 December 2019, Topalli received a call-up from Kosovo for the friendly match against Sweden[9] and made his debut after coming on as a substitute at 46th minute in place of Flamur Kastrati.[10]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 28 November 2020[11]
Club Season League Cup Continental[a] Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ballkani 2018–19 Football Superleague of Kosovo 29 10 0 0 29 10
2019–20 30 7 4 0 4[b] 0 34 7
Total 59 17 4 0 4 0 63 17
Yeni Malatyaspor 2020–21 Süper Lig 5 1 2 1 7 2
Total 5 1 2 1 7 2
Career total 64 18 6 1 4 0 70 19
  1. ^ Including continental competitions, such as UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League
  2. ^ Played with Feronikeli in a short-time loan

InternationalEdit

As of 12 January 2020[12]
National team Year Apps Goals
Kosovo
2020 1 0
Total 1 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ballkani nënshkruan me talentin e Vushtrrisë, Jetmir Topallin" [Ballkani signed with the talent of Vushtrri, Jetmir Topalli] (in Albanian). Telegrafi. 13 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Formacionet zyrtare: Ballkani – Llapi" [Official line-ups: Ballkani – Llapi]. TopSporti (in Albanian). 25 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Jetmir Topalli i bashkohet Feronikelit" [Jetmir Topalli joins Feronikeli]. Gazeta Olle (in Albanian). 13 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Feronikeli fiton përballjen e parë parakualifikuese për Ligën e Kampionëve" [Feronikeli wins the first pre-qualifying match for the Champions League] (in Albanian). Koha Ditore. 25 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Formacionet zyrtare: Feronikeli – Santa Coloma" [Official line-ups: Feronikeli – Santa Coloma] (in Albanian). Epoka e Re. 28 June 2019.
  6. ^ Yeni Malatyaspor [@YMSkulubu] (13 August 2020). "TRANSFER: Kulübümüz Kosova milli takım oyuncusu Jetmir Topalli ile anlaşmaya varmıştır. #AilemizeHoşgeldin" [TRANSFER: Our club has reached an agreement with the Kosovo national team player Jetmir Topalli. #WelcomeToOurFamily] (Tweet) (in Turkish) – via Twitter.
  7. ^ "Topalli nënshkruajti me Malatyaspor, dhe ja cilin numër do ta bartë" [Topalli signed with Malatyaspor, and behold number which shall bear]. Korneri (in Albanian). 13 August 2020.
  8. ^ "Jetmir Topalli debuton në Superligën e Turqisë, por skuadra e tij pëson humbje të thellë" [Jetmir Topalli debuts in Turkish Super League, but his team suffers deep losses] (in Albanian). Telegrafi. 12 September 2020.
  9. ^ "Lista e futbollistëve për ndeshjen Kosovë–Suedi" [List of players for the match Kosovo–Sweden] (in Albanian). Football Federation of Kosovo. 24 December 2019.
  10. ^ "Sweden (1–0) Kosovo". eu-football.info. 12 January 2020.
  11. ^ Jetmir Topalli at Soccerway  
  12. ^ "Jetmir Topalli - national football team player". eu-football.info. Retrieved 12 January 2020.

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