Florijana Ismaili

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Florijana Ismaili
Personal information
Date of birth (1995-01-01)1 January 1995
Place of birth Aarberg, Switzerland
Date of death 29 June 2019(2019-06-29) (aged 24)
Place of death Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Forward
Youth career
2006–2011 FC Walperswil
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2019 BSC YB Frauen
National team
2014–2019 Switzerland 14 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Florijana Ismaili (1 January 1995 – 29 June 2019) was a Swiss footballer. She played as a forward. She captained BSC YB Frauen in the Women's Nationalliga A and played for the Switzerland national team. She started playing for the national team in 2014 and was part of her country's squad at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

29 June 2019, Ismaili went missing while swimming at Lake Como in Tuscany, northern Italy.[1] On 2 July, her dead body was found in the lake.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Swiss footballer Florijana Ismaili missing after accident on Italian lake". Euronews. Reuters. 30 June 2019. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  2. "Florijana Ismaili: Tributes paid after body of missing Swiss player is found". BBC Sport. 3 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.

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