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Enis Bytyqi
Personal information
Full name Enis Bytyqi
Date of birth 18 February 1997 (1997-02-18) (age 24)
Place of birth Dushanovë, FR Yugoslavia
Height 1.79m
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club TSV Steinbach
Number 26
Youth career
2006–2009 Burger BC 08
2009–2014 1. FC Magdeburg
2014–2015 Werder Bremen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Werder Bremen II 49 (8)
2017–2019 Würzburger Kickers 20 (2)
2019–2020 VfB Oldenburg 18 (9)
2020– TSV Steinbach 12 (8)
National team
2014–2015 Germany U18 2 (0)
2017– Kosovo U21 4 (2)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:10, 30 December 2020 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 November 2017

Enis Bytyqi (born 18 February 1997) is a Kosovo Albanian professional footballer who plays as a forward for German club TSV Steinbach Haiger. Having made four appearances for the Germany U18 team, he now represents Kosovo at U21 level.

Early life

Bytyqi was born in Dushanovë near Lugina e Preshevës in former Yugoslavia to Albanian parents from Kosovo. At the age 2, he fled from the Kosovo War to Germany with his parents.

Club career

Early career

Bytyqi started his youth career with Burger BC 08 in 2006 spending three years there. In 2009, he moved to 1. FC Magdeburg where he played for the under-17 side during the 2013–14 season scoring a hat-trick in the Junior Championship U17 relegation play-offs against Eintracht Norderstedt U17 side in a 5–1 away victory of his side. After scoring 45 goals in the U17 team's season, he caught the attention of major clubs and ended up signing for SV Werder Bremen in July 2014.

He started the season with under-19 side of SV Werder Bremen and scored the only goal in a 3–1 loss against Eintracht Braunschweig U-19. Then in the second game week he managed to score a hat-trick against Dynamo Dresden U-19 and his side won the match 5–2. He was a key player of the team playing 22 games as a starter in which he was substituted off on 9 occasions and scored 14 goals during the 2014–15 season.

Werder Bremen II

His impressive form during the first season with under-19 side made him to gain entry also with SV Werder Bremen II where he debuted for the side in the Regionalliga Nord on 14 February 2015 against Hannover 96 II coming on as a substitute in 84th minute in place of Maximilian Eggestein. After another game as a substitute a week later against VfR Neumünster, he scored his first goal for the side in his third match as a substitute on 10 May 2015 against Lüneburger SK Hansa, thereby saving them from defeat. A week later he played his first match as a starter and managed to score a hat-trick in a 7–0 victory over FT Braunschweig and scored twice the next week against BV Cloppenburg to give his side the 2–0 away victory. It was his last match for the regular season of Regionalliga as his side finished in the top of the table. Bytyqi participated with the side in a two-legged tie for play-off promotion against Borussia Mönchengladbach II where he played the full 90-minutes match in the 1st leg in a 0–0 draw; In the second leg he played as a starter but was substituted off in the 73rd minute for Florian Bruns as SV Werder Bremen II won 2–0 after extra-time and gained promotion to 3. Liga.

On 5 September 2015, Bytyqi made his professional debut in the 3. Liga against Preußen Münster coming on as a substitute in the 56th minute in place of Ousman Manneh.

He was released by Werder Bremen at the end of the 2016–17 season. In his two seasons in 3. Liga with the reserves he made 42 appearances scoring twice and making three assists.

Würzburger Kickers

In June 2017, Bytyqi joined 3. Liga side Würzburger Kickers signing a two-year contract.

VfB Oldenburg

On 22 August 2019, Regionalliga Nord side VfB Oldenburg announced that they had signed Bytyqi on a one-year deal.

TSV Steinbach Haiger

In July 2020, Bytyqi joined TSV Steinbach Haiger of the Regionalliga Südwest.

International career

Germany

Under-18

Bytyqi played four games for the Germany U18 team from December 2014 until April 2015. On 17 December 2014, Bytyqi made his debut starting in a friendly match against United States U18.

Kosovo

Under-21

On 29 August 2017, Bytyqi received a call-up from Kosovo U21 for a 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification matches against Norway U21 and Germany U21, making his debut after being named in the starting line-up and scoring two goals in a 3–2 win.

Career statistics

Club

Club Season League League Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Werder Bremen II 2014–15 Regionalliga Nord 7 6 7 6
2015–16 3. Liga 18 1 18 1
2016–17 24 1 24 1
Total 49 8 0 0 0 0 49 8
Würzburger Kickers 2017–18 3. Liga 18 2 1 0 19 2
2018–19 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 20 2 1 0 0 0 21 2
Career total 69 10 1 0 0 0 70 10
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