Moustapha Djidjiwa

Moustapha Enock Djidjiwa (born 7 November 1995) is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Albanian club KF Erzeni.[1]

Moustapha Djidjiwa
Personal information
Full name Moustapha Enock Djidjiwa
Date of birth (1995-11-07) 7 November 1995 (age 25)
Place of birth Bertoua, Cameroon
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Dinamo Tirana
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Botafogo
2016 Eding Sport
2017 Dragon Club
2017 Partizani Tirana 5 (0)
2018 Erzeni 14 (8)
2018–2019 Burreli 9 (3)
2019 Bylis Ballsh 5 (0)
2019–2020 Erzeni 19 (8)
2020– Dinamo Tirana 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:14, 29 September 2019 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

In June 2017, Djidjiwa joined Albanian Superliga club Partizani Tirana and was given squad number 25.[2] Then he was included in Sulejman Starova's squad for the 2017–18 UEFA Europa League first qualifying round tie versus Botev Plovdiv.[3] He made his debut in the competition on 29 June by entering in the final 16 minutes of a 3–1 home loss at home.[4]

Djidjiwa begun the domestic season on 10 September by making his league debut against Laçi, entering in the final minutes in place of Sodiq Atanda as the team lost 2–0.[5] He scored his first two goals for the team three days later in the first leg of 2017–18 Albanian Cup first round against Naftëtari Kuçovë. Partizani won the match 6–2.[6]

Djidjiwa was released by Partizani in the first days of 2018 after collecting only 5 league appearances with no goals.[7]

Shortly after, Djidjiwa joined Albanian First Division side Erzeni Shijak by penning a contract until the end of 2017–18 season. He debuted on 28 January by playing full-90 minutes in the 2–0 home win over Besa Kavajë.[8] He opened his scoring account in his second appearance for the club on 17 February in the league encounter versus Burreli, netting the opener in an eventual 1–1 away draw.[9]

Later on throughout the season, Djidjiwa become a vital instrumental for Erzeni, netting 8 goals in 14 league appearances as the team finished third in Group B of Promotion round.[10] On 25 April, he signed a contract extension for another year.[11]

On 10 August, Djidjiwa completed a transfer to fellow First Division side Burreli; the club reportedly offered him a very lucrative contract compare to Erzeni.[12] During his time at the club, Djidjiwa made 9 appearances and scored three goals, including a brace against Vora.[13]

On 22 January 2019, Djidjiwa joined Bylis Ballsh on a deal until the end of 2018–19 campaign.[14]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 2 December 2018[1]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Partizani Tirana 2017–18 Albanian Superliga 5 0 3 3 1[a] 0 9 3
Erzeni Shijak 2017–18 Albanian First Division 14 8 0 0 14 8
Burreli 2018–19 Albanian First Division 9 3 1 1 10 4
Bylis Ballsh 2018–19 Albanian First Division 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 28 11 4 4 1 0 33 15
  1. ^ All appearance(s) in UEFA Europa League

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Moustapha Djidjiwa at Soccerway. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Lista e Partizanit, surprizë një kamerunas i panjohur" [Partizani's list, surprise an unknown Cameroonian] (in Albanian). Sport Ekspres. 19 June 2017. Retrieved 11 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Partizani zyrtarizon në UEFA listën për Botev Plovdiv" [Partizani formalizes the UEFA list for Botev Plovdiv] (in Albanian). Sport Ekspres. 19 June 2017. Retrieved 11 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Partizani 1-3 Botev Plovdiv". UEFA.com. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 11 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Andi Deçka (10 September 2017). "Iuliano debuton me humbje, mundet Partizani" [Iuliano debuts with a loss, Partizani defeated] (in Albanian). SuperSport Albania. Archived from the original on 11 September 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "KF Naftëtari 2-6 FK Partizani" (in Albanian). Partizani.al. 13 September 2017. Retrieved 11 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Zbulohet lista zyrtare e Partizanit, nga përjashtimet te përforcimi i ri" [The official list of Partizani is unveiled, from the departed to the new reinforcements] (in Albanian). Partizani.al. 7 January 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Erzeni Shijak vs. Besa Kavajë 2 – 0". Soccerway. 28 January 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Kastrioti "fiton" pa luajtur. Ndalen Egnatia, Erzeni e Besëlidhja. Tërbuni turpërohet në Peshkopi" [Kastrioti 'wins' without playing. Egnatia, Erzeni and Besëlidhja are stopped. Tërbuni humiliated at Peshkopi] (in Albanian). Shkodra Sport. 10 February 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "U largua nga Partizani, Xhixhiua golashënues në ekipin e ri" [He left Partizani, Djidjiwa goalscorer at the new team] (in Albanian). Eduasportin.com. 11 January 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Erzeni nis merkaton, rinovon Xhixhiua" [Erzeni starts the transfer market, Djidjiwa renew] (in Albanian). Sport Ekspres. 25 April 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Kontratë milionere, Xhixhiua ndryshon ekip" [Millionaire contract, Djidjiwa changes squad] (in Albanian). Sport Ekspres. 25 April 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Vora vs. Burreli 2 – 3". Soccerway. 6 October 2018. Retrieved 24 January 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Zyrtare – Jo vetëm Jaupaj, Bylis firmos me një tjetër "ish" të Partizanit" [Official – Not only Jaupaj, Bylis signs with another Partizani "ex"] (in Albanian). Sport Ekspres. 22 January 2019. Retrieved 24 January 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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