Edhem Šljivo

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Edhem Šljivo
Personal information
Full name Edhem Šljivo
Date of birth (1950-03-16) 16 March 1950 (age 69)
Place of birth Sarajevo, FPR Yugoslavia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1964–1968 FK Sarajevo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1978 FK Sarajevo 268 (37)
1978–1981 RFC de Liège 91 (29)
1981–1982 OGC Nice 36 (3)
1981–1982 OGC Nice B 1 (0)
1982–1983 1. FC Köln 37 (2)
1983–1987 RFC de Liège 101 (14)
Total 534 (85)
National team
1976–1982 Yugoslavia 12 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Edhem Šljivo (born 16 March 1950 in Sarajevo) is a former Bosnian footballer and Yugoslav international. He started his career in FK Sarajevo, going on to become one of the best midfielders of the Yugoslav First League.[1] In 1978 he joined Belgian side RFC de Liège, whom he represented for three seasons. He then made a move to the French Ligue 1 and joined OGC Nice. After a short stint in 1. FC Köln, he moved back to Liège, where he concluded his career in 1987.[2]

As a member of the Yugoslavia national team he played at the FIFA World Cup 1982.[3]


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