Saimir Malko

Saimir Malko (born 17 March 1970) is an Albanian retired footballer who played for KS Lushnja, Partizani Tirana, Dinamo Tirana, KF Tirana and Flamurtari Vlorë.[1][2][3]

Saimir Malko
Personal information
Full name Saimir Malko
Date of birth (1970-03-17) 17 March 1970 (age 51)
Place of birth Lushnjë, Albania
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1985–1987 Traktori Lushnja
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1989 Traktori (0)
1989–1990 Partizani (0)
1990–1991 Traktori 33 (1)
1991–1993 Dinamo Tirana 50 (2)
1993–1996 Tirana 85 (12)
1997 Lushnja 17 (2)
1997–1998 Flamurtari 3 (1)
1998–1999 Tirana 26 (3)
1999–2005 Lushnja 120 (22)
Total 334+ (43)
National team
1990–1991 Albania U21 6 (0)
1994–1996 Albania 15 (0)
Teams managed
2008 Lushnja
2011–2012 Lushnja
2012 Kamza
2012–2013 Besëlidhja
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

InternationalEdit

He made his debut for Albania in a May 1994 friendly match away against Macedonia and earned a total of 15 caps, scoring no goals. His final international was a December 1996 FIFA World Cup qualification match away against Northern Ireland.[4]

Managerial careerEdit

After stints in charge of Lushnja and Kamza, Malko was appointed manager of Besëlidhja in December 2012.[5]

HonoursEdit

1995, 1996, 1999 [6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Footballdatabase profile
  2. ^ FIFA profile
  3. ^ 11v11 profile
  4. ^ "Player Database". eu-football.info. Retrieved 2019-06-02.
  5. ^ Nisin ndryshimet, Malko emërohet trajner te Besëlidhja - Panorama (in Albanian)
  6. ^ Albania - Championship Winning Teams - RSSSF

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