Sulejman Starova

Sulejman Starova (born 12 December 1955) is an Albanian football coach and retired player.

Sulejman Starova
Personal information
Full name Sulejman Starova
Date of birth (1955-12-12) 12 December 1955 (age 64)
Place of birth Tirana, Albania
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1977 Tirana
1977–1985 Partizani
National team
1978–1979 Albania U21[1] 4 (0)
Teams managed
1990–1994 Partizani
1996–1997 Partizani
2004–2005 Tirana
2005–2006 Partizani
2006–2007 Teuta
2007 Tirana
2007–2008 Besa
2008–2009 Teuta
2010 Tirana
2014 Kukësi
2015–2016 Partizani
2016–2017 Partizani
2017–2018 Partizani
2018 Feronikeli
2019 Laçi
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Managerial careerEdit

As a manager, he has been in charge of his previous club Partizani Tirana as well as KF Tirana, Besa Kavajë and Teuta Durrës. He has also been technical director of Partizani, Teuta and FK Kukësi. On 10 February 2014 he was named as the manager of FK Kukësi following the departure of Naci Şensoy.[2]

On 5 November 2017, Partizani Tirana announced on their official website that Starova will be the replacement of the sacked Mark Iuliano, starting the training on 7th.[3] In September 2018, Starova was fired by Kosovan side Feronikeli after 12 matches in charge.[4]

Managerial statisticsEdit

As of 5 March 2018
Team From To Record Ref
M W D L Win %
Kukësi 11 February 2014 31 May 2014 19 12 3 4 063.2 [5]
Partizani Tirana 30 May 2015 27 December 2015 22 15 4 3 068.2 [6]
Partizani Tirana 10 October 2016 6 July 2017 35 17 14 4 048.6 [6]
Partizani Tirana 5 November 2017 5 March 2018 18 9 3 6 050.0 [6]
Total 538 383 94 61 071.2

Director careerEdit

Starova was the General Secretary of the Albanian Football Association until 2004.[7][8] On 17 June 2014, he was named the new sporting director of Partizani Tirana.[9]

HonoursEdit

as a player
1979, 1981
as a manager
1993 [10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "S Starova". 11v11.com. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  2. ^ Shensoji vetëlargohet, Starova trajner i ri i Kukësit. n Archived 2014-03-09 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "NJOFTIM PER MEDIAT" [Announcement for media] (in Albanian). Partizani.al. 5 November 2017. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  4. ^ Fitoi në ndeshjen e fundit, Sulejman Starova shkarkohet nga Feronikeli - Panorama (in Albanian)
  5. ^ "Albania - KS Kukësi - Results and fixtures - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  6. ^ a b c "Albania - KF Partizani Tirana - Results and fixtures - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Fundi i hidhur i sekretarëve te FSHF-se" [Bitter end of AFA-s secretaries] (in Albanian). Lajme Parajsa. Archived from the original on 23 February 2014. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Bici jep dorëheqjen si sekretar i FSHF-së" [Bici resigns as AFA secretar] (in Albanian). Arkiva Shqiptare e Lajmeve. 5 May 2009. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  9. ^ "Partizani prezanton drejtorin e ri, Sulejman Starova" [Partizani presents the new director, Sulejman Starova] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. 17 June 2014. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  10. ^ Albania - Championship Winning Teams - RSSSF