Lorik Cana

Albanian footballer

Lorik Agim Cana (Albanian pronunciation: [ˈlɔɾik ˈtsana]; born 27 July 1983) is an Albanian former professional footballer. He is currently the Grassroots ambassador for children's football in Albania, named by the Albanian Football Association on 26 October 2017.

Lorik Cana
Cana with Nantes in 2015
Personal information
Full name Lorik Agim Cana
Date of birth (1983-07-27) 27 July 1983 (age 40)
Place of birth Pristina, Kosova
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Centre-back, defensive midfielder, central midfielder
Youth career
1997–2000 FC Dardania Lausanne
2000–2001 Paris Saint-Germain
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2003 Paris Saint-Germain B 39 (2)
2002–2005 Paris Saint-Germain 69 (2)
2005–2009 Marseille 122 (6)
2009–2010 Sunderland 31 (0)
2010–2011 Galatasaray 24 (1)
2011–2015 Lazio 82 (4)
2015–2016 Nantes 21 (0)
Total 388 (15)
National team
2003–2016 Albania 93 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Career statistics

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Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[1][2][3][4][5]
Club Season League National cup League cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Paris Saint-Germain B 2000–01 CFA 4 0 4 0
2001–02 12 1 12 1
2002–03 23 1 23 1
Total 39 2 39 2
Paris Saint-Germain 2002–03 Ligue 1 3 0 3 0
2003–04 32 1 2 0 2 0 36 1
2004–05 32 1 1 0 1 0 6[a] 0 40 1
2005–06 2 0 2 0
Total 69 2 3 0 3 0 6 0 81 2
Marseille 2005–06 Ligue 1 28 1 6 0 1 0 8[b] 0 43 1
2006–07 33 2 6 0 1 0 5[c] 0 45 2
2007–08 34 2 3 1 2 0 9[d] 0 48 3
2008–09 27 1 12[e] 1 39 2
Total 122 6 15 1 4 0 34 1 175 8
Sunderland 2009–10 Premier League 31 0 2 0 2 0 35 0
Galatasaray 2010–11 Süper Lig 24 1 4 0 3[f] 0 31 1
Lazio 2011–12 Serie A 15 2 6[f] 0 21 2
2012–13 24 0 5 0 9[f] 0 38 0
2013–14 26 2 0 0 6[g] 0 0 0 32 2
2014–15 17 0 3 0 20 0
Total 82 4 8 0 21 0 0 0 111 4
Nantes 2015–16 Ligue 1 21 0 3 0 0 0 24 0
Career total 388 15 35 1 9 0 64 1 0 0 496 17
  1. Appearances in UEFA Champions League
  2. Appearances in UEFA Cup
  3. Two appearances in UEFA Intertoto Cup, three appearances in UEFA Cup
  4. Six appearances in UEFA Champions League, three appearances in UEFA Cup
  5. Eight appearances in UEFA Champions League, four appearances in UEFA Cup
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Appearances in UEFA Europa League
  7. Six appearances in UEFA Champions League, three appearances in UEFA Europa League

International

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Appearances and goals by national team and year[1][6][7]
National team Year Apps Goals
Albania 2003 6 0
2004 5 0
2005 8 1
2006 4 0
2007 6 0
2008 6 0
2009 6 0
2010 6 0
2011 9 0
2012 8 0
2013 9 0
2014 8 0
2015 6 0
2016 5 0
Total 92[a] 1
Scores and results list Albania's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Cana goal.
List of international goals scored by Lorik Cana
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 17 August 2005 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania 16   Azerbaijan 2–1 2–1 Friendly

Honours

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Paris Saint-Germain[2]

Marseille

Lazio[2]

Individual

  1. Cana also played in a match against Kosovo in 2015. However, Kosovo were not members of FIFA or UEFA at the time and as such the match is not recognised as an official international by FIFA.

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Lorik Cana". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 26 October 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Lorik Cana at Soccerway. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  3. "Lorik Cana". Mackolik.com. 26 October 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2010.
  4. "Football : Lorik Cana". Football Database. 23 August 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  5. Lorik CanaUEFA competition record (archive)
  6. "Lorik Cana - national football team player". EU-Football.info. 23 August 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  7. Mamrud, Roberto. "Lorik Cana – International Appearances". The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  8. "Résultat et résumé Paris-SG - Châteauroux, Coupe de France, Finale, Samedi 29 Mai 2004". lequipe.fr. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  9. "Ndahen çmimet e "Albanian Sports Ambassador", ish-kapiteni kuqezi Lorik Cana merr trofeun kryesor të mbrëmjes" [The "Albanian Sports Ambassador" awards are allocated, former red&black captain Lorik Cana takes evening's most important trophy] (in Albanian). FSHF.org. 29 September 2018. Retrieved 30 September 2018.