Mario Teqja

Mario Teqja (born 20 May 1996) is an Albanian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Albanian club Erzeni Shijak and the Albania national under-21 football team.

Mario Teqja
Personal information
Date of birth (1996-05-20) 20 May 1996 (age 24)
Place of birth Durrës, Albania
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Erzeni Shijak
Number 20
Youth career
2011–2015 Shkëndija Tiranë
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015– Erzeni Shijak 91 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 November 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:27, 14 May 2017 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Teqja start his youth career with Shkëndija Tiranë at age of 15 and in 2015 he moved to Erzeni Shijak.[1] Regarded as one of the most promising players in his role in Albania, Teqja is currently sought after by many European clubs such as: Inter Milan, Ludogorets and the Young Boys of Switzerland.

International careerEdit

Teqja received his first international call up at the Albania national under-21 football team by coach Alban Bushi for a gathering between 14–17 May 2017 with most of the players selected from Albanian championships.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 23 December 2017 [3][1]
Club Season League Cup Europe[a] Other[b] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Shkëndija Tiranë 2012–13 Albanian Third Division 2 0 2 0
2014–15 2 0 2 0
Total 4 0 4 0
Erzeni Shijak 2015–16 Albanian First Division 20 1 2 0 22 1
2016–17 24 2 2 0 26 2
2017–18 10 0 2 0 12 0
Total 54 3 6 0 60 3
Career total 58 3 6 0 64 3
  1. ^ Including continental competitions, such as UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League
  2. ^ Including other competitions, such as Albanian Supercup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mario Teqja profile" (in Albanian). FSHF.org. Retrieved 4 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Grumbullohet Kombëtarja U-21, Alban Bushi bën publike listën Panorama Sport
  3. ^ Mario Teqja at Soccerway. Retrieved 6 December 2017.

External linksEdit