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Vasil Ruci (born 17 February 1958 in Vlorë) is an Albanian former football player and coach who spent his entire career with Flamurtari Vlorë between 1976 and 1993. He is most noted for being an important figure in the club's famous 1987–88 UEFA Cup run.[1]

Vasil Ruci
Personal information
Full name Vasil Ruci
Date of birth (1958-02-17) 17 February 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth Vlorë, Albania
Playing position Striker
Youth career
0000–1976 Flamurtari Vlorë
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1993 Flamurtari Vlorë (94)
Teams managed
1998–1999 Flamurtari
2006–2007 Flamurtari
2007–2008 Turbina Cërrik
2009–2010 Himara
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He is a one club man, having spent the entirety of his playing career at Flamurtari Vlorë, where he scored 94 league goals between 1977 and 1993, making him the current 16th top goalscorer in Albanian history..[2]


  1. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (22 November 2003). "The UEFA Cup 1987/88 - BSG Wismut Aue (GDR)". RSSSF. Retrieved 10 August 2009.
  2. ^ Nappi, Giovanni (7 September 2007). "Albania 2006/07". RSSSF. Retrieved 10 August 2009.