Player profiles: Atdhe Nuhiu

Personal information

Date of birth: 29 July 1989 (27 years old)

Place of birth: Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia

Playing position: Striker

Youth career

1999-2005 Wels

Senior career (appearances) (goals) – loan

2005-08 Wels (51) (17)

2008-10 Austria Kärnten (21) (2)

2009-10 Ried (27) (6)

2010-13 Rapid Wien (59) (13)

2012-13 Eskisehirspor (28) (2)

2013- Sheffield Wednesday (140) (19)

National team (appearances) (goals)

2007 Austria U19 (1) (0)

2008 Austria U20 (2) (1)

2008-10 Austria U21 (13) (7)

2017- Kosovo (1) (1)

 

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Nuhiu after scoring on his debut for Wednesday against QPR.

Nuhiu, who is still to win an honour as a player, joined the Owls in 2013 and has gone one to play 140 times for the club and scored 19 goals. Memorable goals include a ninety-first minute equaliser to deny Watford the Championship title. The Kosovo international also scored in the ninety-third minute to equalise at Rotherham United before Kieran Lee struck five minutes later to win the match.

FACT: Atdhe Nuhiu scored Kosovo’s first goal from open play ever against Iceland in March 2017.

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