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Fadil Muriqi
Personal information
Full name Fadil Muriqi
Date of birth (1959-11-17) 17 November 1959 (age 55)
Place of birth Peć, Yugoslavia
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978-1979 FK Buducnost Peć 22 (0)
1979-1989 FK Pristina 246 (40)
1989-1990 NK Rijeka 27 (0)
1990-1992 Sydney Croatia 22 (3)
1992-1994 Canberra FC 46 (11)
1994-1997 Dandenong Thunder 47 (10)
1997-1998 Fawkner Blues 5 (0)
1998-2000 Dandenong Thunder 34 (2)
2000-2001 Chelsea Hajduk 20 (3)
Teams managed
1998-1999 Dandenong Thunder
2005-2006 KF Prishtina
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Fadil Muriqi (Serbian: Fadil Murići) (born 17 November 1959) is a former Kosovar Albanian footballer who is best known for his time with KF Prishtina during the 1980s as part of the "Golden Generation".



Muriqi began playing football in Yugoslav Second League club FK Budućnost Peć but, after only one season there, he moved to KF Pristina, where he played for five seasons in the Yugoslav First League from 1982 to 1988. He was nicknamed Maradona of Kosovo from the fans of Prishtina because of the similarity of the physique and playing style with the El Pibe de Oro. Together with Fadil Vokrri he led the team of KF Prishtina in their most successful years

NK Rijeka[edit]

In the 1989-90 season together with his younger brother Xhevdet, he moved to NK Rijeka and played there another season in the Yugoslav First League before moving to Australia.


Fadil Muriqi became the first ethnic Albanian footballer to play in the National Soccer League in Australia. He joined Sydney Croatia (today Sydney United) and played the 1991-92 season with them having 23 appearances and scoring 3 goals. In the following season he moved to another Croatian Australian club, Canberra FC where he played for two season before joining the Albanian club of South Dandenong (Dandenong Thunder) helping them to get promoted up to Victorian State League Division 1. In 1997 he played for the Fawkner Blues in the Victorian Premier League and in the following season moved back to South Dandenong for their first ever season in the Victorian Premier League.


Fadil Muriqi is married to Lumnije Muriqi and has three children. The eldest being Rinor Muriqi, the second eldest, Margarita Muriqi and the youngest Gentiana Muriqi.

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Herald Sun
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 19:22:28 -0700

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