Marko Mihojević

Marko Mihojević (Bosnian pronunciation: [mâːrko mixǒːjeʋitɕ]; born 21 April 1996) is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Süper Lig club Göztepe and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.

Marko Mihojević
Personal information
Full name Marko Mihojević
Date of birth (1996-04-21) 21 April 1996 (age 24)
Place of birth Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
Göztepe
Number 3
Youth career
Leotar
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Leotar 25 (0)
2014–2018 Sarajevo 53 (2)
2018–2020 PAOK 1 (0)
2018–2019OFI (loan) 22 (0)
2019–2020Erzgebirge Aue (loan) 24 (1)
2020– Göztepe 4 (0)
National team
2012 Bosnia and Herzegovina U17 3 (1)
2014–2015 Bosnia and Herzegovina U19 15 (2)
2015–2018 Bosnia and Herzegovina U21 17 (0)
2018– Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 November 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2019

Mihojević started his professional career at Leotar, before joining Sarajevo in 2014. Four years later, he moved to PAOK, who loaned him to OFI later that year and to Erzgebirge Aue in 2019. In 2020, he signed with Göztepe.

A former youth international for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mihojević made his senior international debut in 2018.

Club careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Mihojević came through youth academy of his hometown club Leotar.[1] He made his professional debut against GOŠK Gabela on 6 October 2012 at the age of 16.[2]

In February 2014, he moved to Sarajevo.[3] On 19 October 2016, he scored his first professional goal against Kozara Gradiška.[4]

PAOKEdit

On 31 January 2018, Mihojević was transferred to Greek side PAOK for an undisclosed fee.[5] He made his competitive debut for the team over three months later against Platanias.[6] Mihojević won his first trophy with the club on 12 May, by beating AEK Athens in Greek Cup final.[7]

In August 2018, Mihojević was sent on a season-long loan to OFI.[8]

In July 2019, he was loaned to German team Erzgebirge Aue until the end of season.[9]

GöztepeEdit

In September 2020, Mihojević joined Turkish outfit Göztepe on a three-year contract.[10] He made his official debut for the club in a loss to Fenerbahçe on 18 October.[11]

International careerEdit

Mihojević represented Bosnia and Herzegovina on all youth levels.[12]

In January 2018, he received his first senior call-up, for friendly games against United States and Mexico.[13] Mihojević debuted in a goalless draw against former on 28 January.[14]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 22 November 2020[15]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Leotar 2012–13 Bosnian Premier League 10 0 0 0 10 0
2013–14 Bosnian Premier League 15 0 0 0 15 0
Total 25 0 0 0 25 0
Sarajevo 2014–15 Bosnian Premier League 5 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
2015–16 Bosnian Premier League 15 0 2 0 0 0 17 0
2016–17 Bosnian Premier League 22 0 7 1 29 1
2017–18 Bosnian Premier League 11 2 1 0 2 1 14 3
Total 53 2 11 1 2 1 66 4
PAOK 2017–18 Super League Greece 1 0 0 0 1 0
OFI (loan) 2018–19 Super League Greece 22 0 5 0 27 0
Erzgebirge Aue (loan) 2019–20 2. Bundesliga 24 1 2 0 26 1
Göztepe 2020–21 Süper Lig 4 0 0 0 4 0
Career total 129 3 18 1 2 1 149 5

InternationalEdit

As of match played 18 November 2019[16]
National team Year Apps Goals
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2018 1 0
2019 2 0
Total 3 0

HonoursEdit

Sarajevo[15]

PAOK[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mihojević: Nedostaje mi Sarajevo u svakom smislu". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 5 November 2018. Retrieved 7 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Nevjerovatan preokret Leotara na Policama". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 6 October 2012. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Marko Mihojević potpisao za Sarajevo". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 4 July 2014. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Sarajevo na Koševu savladalo Kozaru rezultatom 3:1 u osmini finala Kupa BiH". klix.ba (in Bosnian). 19 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Sarajevo ostaje bez kapitena: Marko Mihojević potpisao za PAOK". radiosarajevo.ba (in Bosnian). 31 January 2018. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Marko Mihojević debitovao za PAOK". reprezentacija.ba (in Bosnian). 5 May 2018. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Velika glupost Vranješa, AEK ostao bez duple krune". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 12 May 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  8. ^ "PAOK poslao bivšeg kapitena Sarajeva na posudbu". scsport.ba (in Bosnian). 18 August 2018. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  9. ^ "Marko Mihojević preselio u 2. Bundesligu". faktor.ba (in Bosnian). 4 July 2019. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  10. ^ "Mihojević potpisao za Göztepe". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 25 September 2020. Retrieved 27 September 2020.
  11. ^ "Marko Mihojević debitovao za Göztepe". reprezentacija.ba (in Bosnian). 18 October 2020. Retrieved 18 October 2020.
  12. ^ "Mihojević nakon poziva selektora: Hvala Prosinečkom i Marinoviću". avaz.ba (in Bosnian). 9 January 2018. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  13. ^ "Prosinečki objavio širi spisak nogometaša za utakmice sa SAD-om i Meksikom". klix.ba (in Bosnian). 9 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  14. ^ "Prosinečki debitovao remijem: Zmajevi bez golova protiv SAD". sportsport.ba (in Bosnian). 29 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  15. ^ a b c "M. Mihojević". soccerway.com. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  16. ^ "Marko Mihojević". eu-football.info. Retrieved 18 November 2019.

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