Shend Kelmendi

Shend Kelmendi (born 21 September 1994) is a Kosovo Albanian professional footballer who plays as a forward for KF Flamurtari.

Shend Kelmendi
Personal information
Full name Shend Kelmendi
Date of birth (1994-09-21) 21 September 1994 (age 26)
Place of birth Pristina, FR Yugoslavia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Right winger[1]
Club information
Current team
Flamurtari
Youth career
0000–2013 Prishtina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2017 Prishtina 67 (11)
2017 Trepça'89 0 (0)
2017–2018 Skënderbeu Korçë 1 (0)
2018Trepça'89 (loan) 1 (0)
2018 Llapi
2019– Flamurtari 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 January 2018

Club careerEdit

PrishtinaEdit

On 13 September 2013. Kelmendi made his debut with Prishtina in a Football Superleague of Kosovo match against Gjilani after coming on as a substitute at 29th minute in place of Liridon Latifi.[2]

Trepça'89Edit

On 22 July 2017. Kelmendi signed to Football Superleague of Kosovo side Trepça'89.[3]

Skënderbeu KorçëEdit

On 10 August 2017. Kelmendi completed a transfer to Skënderbeu Korçë by signing for the next three seasons and receiving squad number 9.[4] One day later, the club confirmed that Kelmendi had joined on a permanent transfer.[5]

On 6 September 2017. Kelmendi made his competitive debut for the club in the first leg of 2017–18 Albanian Cup first round, scoring the opener in an 8–0 thrashing of Adriatiku Mamurras.[6] Later, on 29 November 2017. Kelmendi was on the score-sheet again in this competition, where he netted the lone goal of the match against Besëlidhja Lezhë for the second round.[7]

He made his first Albanian Superliga appearance on 22 December by entering in the last minutes of the 3–1 home win over Teuta Durrës.[8]

Loan to Trepça'89Edit

On 20 January 2018, Kelmendi was sent on loan at Football Superleague of Kosovo outfit KF Trepça'89 for the remainder of the season.[9]

KF LlapiEdit

On 17 June 2018, Kelmendi signed for KF Llapi on a 2-year deal.[10]

KF FlamurtariEdit

On 27 December 2018, it was announced that Kelmendi had signed with KF Flamurtari.[11]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 20 January 2018[12]
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Prishtina 2013–14 Football Superleague of Kosovo 16 2 16 2
2014–15
2015–16 28 7 28 7
2016–17 23 2 1 0 1[a] 0 24 2
2017–18 0 0 0 0 1[b] 0 0 0 1 0
Total 67 11 1 0 1 0 1 0 69 11
Trepça'89 2017–18 Football Superleague of Kosovo 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skënderbeu Korçë 2017–18 Albanian Superliga 1 0 4 3 5 3
Trepça'89 (loan) 2017–18 Football Superleague of Kosovo 1 0 1 0 2 0
Career total 69 11 6 3 1 0 1 0 76 15
  1. ^ Appearance in Kosovan Supercup
  2. ^ All appearance(s) in UEFA Europa League

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shend KELMENDI – Official Site Llapi Football Club, llapifc.com
  2. ^ "Shend Kelmendi falenderon" [Shend Kelmendi thanks] (in Albanian). FC Prishtina. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Trepça'89 nënshkruan me Shend Kelmendin" [Trepça'89 signs with Shend Kelmendi] (in Albanian). Koha Ditore. 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "ZYRTARE/Kelmendi bëhet korçar" [OFFICIAL/Kelmendi becomes korçar] (in Albanian). Sport Ekspres. 10 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Skënderbeu sqaron: Kelmendin e kemi blerë" [Skënderbeu explains: We have bought Kelmendi] (in Albanian). Sport Ekspres. 11 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Kupa e Shqipërisë/Skënderbeu provon të rinjtë me goleadë, Kukësi e Partizani mësojnë rivalët" [Albanian Cup/Skënderbeu tries the youths with goals, Kukësi and Partizani know their rivals] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 6 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Skënderbeut i mjafton Kelmendi në Lezhë, Daja: Të rinjtë duhet të përfitojnë" [Kelmendi is enough for Skënderbeu in Lezhë, Daja: The youngsters should benefit] (in Albanian). Sport Ekspres. 30 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Skënderbeu Korçë vs. Teuta Durrës". Soccerway. 22 December 2017. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Kelmendi huazohet te Trepça'89" [Kelmendi is loaned to Trepca'89] (in Albanian). Koha Ditore. 20 January 2018. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  10. ^ Zyrtare: Shend Kelmendi përforcon Llapin, llapifc.com, 17 June 2018
  11. ^ Zyrtare: Shend Kelmendi kalon te Flamurtari, telegrafi.com, 27 December 2018
  12. ^ "Shend Kelmendi". Soccerway.

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