Gabriela Enache

Romanian footballer

Gabriel Nicolae Enache (Romanian pronunciation: [gabriˈel nikoˈla.e eˈnake]; born 18 August 1990) is a Romanian professional footballer who plays as a winger or a right back for Liga I club Astra Giurgiu .

Gabriel Enache
Gabriel Enache 2018.jpg
Enache with Rubin Kazan in 2018
Personal information
Full name Gabriel Nicolae Enache
Date of birth (1990-08-18) 18 August 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Colibași, Romania
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Winger / Right back
Club information
Current team
Astra Giurgiu
Number 44
Youth career
1997–2002 LPS Pitești
2002–2008 Mioveni
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Mioveni 102 (12)
2012–2016 Astra Giurgiu 102 (10)
2016–2018 FCSB 55 (4)
2018 Rubin Kazan 5 (0)
2018–2019 Partizan 8 (2)
2019Dunărea Călărași (loan) 12 (0)
2019– Astra Giurgiu 5 (1)
National team
2011–2012 Romania U21 8 (2)
2014– Romania 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 December 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 June 2018

Club careerEdit

MioveniEdit

Enache scored his first Mioveni goal in a 1–1 second division draw with FCM Târgoviște on 23 August 2008.[1]

On 22 July 2011, aged 20, he recorded his first Liga I appearance in a 0–1 loss to Universitatea Cluj.[2]

Astra GiurgiuEdit

 
Enache training for Astra Giurgiu in 2015.

In the summer of 2012, Enache agreed to a four-year contract with the option of another year with Astra Ploiești, soon relocated and renamed Astra Giurgiu.[3]

On 23 October 2014, Enache scored the last goal of a UEFA Europa League group stage away game with Celtic, which ended in a 2–1 victory for "the Bhoys".[4]

He amassed Liga I totals of 102 matches and ten goals during his time at the club.

FCSBEdit

On 22 February 2016, FCSB signed Enache on a five-year deal for an undisclosed transfer fee.[5] He was handed the number 44 shirt and played eleven games in the remainder of the 2015–16 Liga I. He scored his first goal for the Roș-albaștrii in a 1–1 draw with Pandurii Târgu Jiu, on 1 May that year.[6]

In his following season at the club, Enache netted three goals in 29 league matches.

On 24 February 2018, FCSB announced that his contract had been terminated on mutual agreement.[7]

Rubin KazanEdit

On 28 February 2018, Enache signed a contract with Russian team Rubin Kazan.[8] He made his competitive debut two days later, playing the full 90 minutes in a 1–1 league draw to Anzhi Makhachkala.[9] His contract was not extended by Rubin as it expired at the end of the 2017–18 season.[10]

PartizanEdit

On 20 July 2018, it was announced Enache will join Partizan for the 2018–19 season.[11] He made a deal with the club on same day, afternoon, choosing to wear number 44 shirt, which was assigned to Armin Đerlek in the past season.[12] Enache made his debut for new club in starting line-up in the first leg match of the first qualifying round for 2018–19 UEFA Europa League campaign, against Rudar Pljevlja.[13] On 7 September 2019, Enache left the club.[14]

Return to Astra GiurgiuEdit

On 19 September 2019, Enache signed a two-year contract with Liga I club Astra Giurgiu.[15]

International careerEdit

On 7 September 2014, Enache made his full debut for Romania in a 1–0 win against Greece counting for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers, coming on as a substitute for Alexandru Maxim.[16]

Personal lifeEdit

Enache wed his partner Mădălina in May 2014.[17] She gave birth to a daughter, however the couple filed for divorce in 2017.[18] Enache has since been in a relationship with a women he met during the marriage.[19]

Some of Enache's tattoos are a representation of his religious beliefs.[17]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 30 October 2018[20]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season Division League Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mioveni 2008–09 Liga II 33 6 0 0 33 6
2009–10 19 5 0 0 19 5
2010–11 18 1 0 0 18 1
2011–12 Liga I 32 0 1 0 33 0
Total 102 12 1 0 103 12
Astra Giurgiu 2012–13 Liga I 26 2 3 0 29 2
2013–14 23 4 2 0 8 0 33 4
2014–15 31 3 1 0 3 1 9 2 1 1 45 7
2015–16 22 1 2 2 2 0 6 0 32 3
Total 102 10 8 2 5 1 23 2 1 1 139 16
FCSB 2015–16 Liga I 11 1 2 1 3 0 16 2
2016–17 29 3 2 0 2 0 7 0 40 3
2017–18 15 0 0 0 8 0 23 0
Total 55 4 4 1 5 0 15 0 79 5
Rubin Kazan 2017–18 Russian Premier League 5 0 5 0
Partizan 2018–19 Serbian SuperLiga 5 2 0 0 7 0 12 2
Overall 265 26 13 3 10 1 42 2 1 1 338 35

InternationalEdit

As of 3 March 2018[21]
National team Year Apps Goals
Romania
2014 3 0
2015 0 0
2016 2 0
Total 5 0

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Astra Giurgiu

Steaua București

ReferencesEdit

  1. "FCM Târgovişte vs. Mioveni - 23 August 2008". Soccerway. 23 August 2008. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  2. "Machado, omul cu golul » Mioveni - U Cluj 0-1" [Machado, the man with the goal » Mioveni - U Cluj 0–1]. Gazeta Sporturilor (in Romanian). 21 July 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  3. "Gabriel Enache a semnat cu Astra Ploieşti" [Gabriel Enache signed with Astra Ploiești] (in Romanian). ZiarTop.ro. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 3 March 2018.[permanent dead link]
  4. "Celtic 2-1 Astra Giurgiu". BBC Sport. 23 October 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  5. "Bine ai venit, Gabriel Enache!" [Welcome, Gabriel Enache!] (in Romanian). FC Steaua București. 22 February 2016.
  6. "Steaua - Pandurii 1-1. Gorjenii au trimis titlul la Giurgiu! Astra e deja campioană!" [Steaua - Pandurii 1–1. Gorjenii sent the league title to Giurgiu! Astra are already champions!] (in Romanian). Digi Sport. 1 May 2016. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  7. "Multumim, Gabriel Enache!" [Thank you, Gabriel Enache!] (in Romanian). FC Steaua București. 24 February 2016. Archived from the original on 7 August 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  8. Габриэль Энаке – в «Рубине» (in Russian). FC Rubin Kazan. 28 February 2018. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  9. Анжи - Рубин 1 : 1 (in Russian). Soccer.ru. 2 March 2018. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  10. "Рубин" отправился на КОС-тренировочные сборы (in Russian). FC Rubin Kazan. 17 June 2018.
  11. "Treći potpis u Humskoj! Partizan ima i desnog beka - stranca" [Third signature in Humska! Partizan has a right-back - a foreign footballer] (in Serbian). mozzartsport.com. 20 June 2018. Retrieved 21 June 2018.
  12. Енаке нови фудбалер Партизана [Enake, the new player of FK Partizan] (in Serbian). Radio Television of Serbia. 20 June 2018. Retrieved 21 June 2018.
  13. "LE: Partizan već u Nikšiću obezbedio prolaz u drugo kolo" [UEL: Partizan has already secured a second round in Nikšić] (in Serbian). B92. 12 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  14. Gafiuc, Justin (7 September 2019). "Gabi Enache are liber la transfer de la FIFA: „M-am certat cu antrenorul de la Partizan" + unde vrea să ajungă". gsp.ro (in Romanian). Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  15. "Încă o revenire – Gabi Enache" (in Romanian). Astra Giurgiu. 19 September 2019. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  16. "Enache şi-a văzut visul cu ochii. Vezi ce planuri are mijlocaşul Astrei la echipa naţională" [Enache saw his dream come true. The plans of the Astra midfielder at the national team] (in Romanian). Look TV. 7 September 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  17. 17.0 17.1 "INTERVIU Revelaţia Astrei, Gabriel Enache, autoportret înainte de meciul cu Dinamo Zagreb: "De ce joc bine? Pentru că m-am căsătorit acum patru luni"" [INTERVIEW Astra's revelation, Gabriel Enache, self-characterization before the match with Dinamo Zagreb: "Why am I playing well? I got married four months ago"] (in Romanian). ProSport. 18 September 2014.
  18. "Fotbalistul Gabi Enache a divorțat. Prima declarație a fostei neveste" [Footballer Gabi Enache has divorced. His former wife's first statement]. Libertatea (in Romanian). 2 November 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  19. "S-a decis. Cât plăteşte Gabi Enache pentru că şi-a lăsat soţia pentru amantă. Primele declaraţii ale Mădălinei Enache" [It has been decided. How much Gabi Enache pays for leaving his wife over his mistress. Mădălina Enache's first statements] (in Romanian). SpyNews. 6 December 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  20. Gabriela Enache at Soccerway. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  21. "Gabriel Enache". European Football. Retrieved 3 March 2018.

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