Xhevahir Kapllani

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Xhevair Kapllani (born 21 June 1974) is an Albanian retired football goalkeeper.

Xhevahir Kapllani
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-06-21) 21 June 1974 (age 47)
Place of birth Durrës, Albania
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1996 Teuta 116 (0)
1996–1997 Lushnja 17 (0)
1997–1998 Dinamo Tirana 16 (0)
1998–1999 Teuta 23 (0)
1999 Dinamo Tirana 6 (0)
1999–2000 Partizani 11 (0)
2000–2001 Shqiponja/Luftëtari 32 (0)
2001–2003 Erzeni 46 (0)
2003 Bashkimi 5 (0)
2004 Besa 16 (0)
2004–2008 Teuta 112 (1)
Total 400 (1)
National team
1993–1996 Albania 5 (0)
Teams managed
2010–2012 Sukhti
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Playing careerEdit

ClubEdit

Kapllani played the majority of is career for hometown club Teuta, with whom he won the 1993–94 Albanian Superliga title, but also had spells with capital clubs Dinamo Tirana and Partizani as well as with Macedonian side Bashkimi. In his title winning season with Teuta, he recorded a 824-minute period of not conceding a league goal, putting him in the world's 148th place in the list of goalkeepers keeping the longest clean sheets by 2012.[1]

InternationalEdit

He made his debut for Albania in a February 1993 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Northern Ireland in Tirana and earned a total of 5 caps, scoring no goals. His final international was an April 1996 friendly match against Bosnia.[2]

Managerial careerEdit

Kapllani was head coach of lower league side Sukhti[3] for a year and also was assistant coach at Teuta.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

He is an older brother of Edmond Kapllani,[5] also football player, who has played as a striker in Germany and for the national team.

HonoursEdit

1994[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Shpresoj që të mos helmoheni” - Telegraf (in Albanian)
  2. ^ "Player Database". eu-football.info. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  3. ^ Sukthi vuan barazimin me Tërbunin - Panorama (in Albanian)
  4. ^ Xhevahir Kapllani: Ndikon ngjeshja e ndeshjeve, presim janarin për përforcime - Panorama (in Albanian)
  5. ^ Vëllezërit e Kombëtares, nga Ballgjinët te Bashat - Telegraf (in Albanian)
  6. ^ Albania - Championship Winning Teams - RSSSF

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