The biography of the President Fadil Vokrri
Fadil Vokrri was born on 23 July 1960 in Podujeva. With football began as a 15-year old boy, but as a 17-year-old he debuted in FC “Llapi” in Podujeva. Then in 1980, he moved to FC “Prishtina”, where he played 84 matches scoring 33 goals with this team in League 2. In League 1 of Yugoslavia in Prishtina’s shirt, he had 88 appearances and scored 22 goals. The period of 80s was golden for Vokrri, who in 1984 made his debut in the representative team of Yugoslavia, becoming the only Albanian player who appeared in the Representative Team, recording 12 appearances and scoring 6 goals. In 1986, he moved to Partizan of Belgrade where in 27 matches he scored 13 goals. He deservedly won the title of the legend of Kosovo football, as he was the bearer of the Olympic flag of the Olympic Winter Games in Sarajevo in 1984, while in 1987 he was announced the best player in Yugoslavia. In 1989, he moved to France at the Nimes team and then was transferred to Turkish club Fenerbahce where he played quite successfully in 1990-1992 editions. Following the career in the Turkish league, he returned to France where he lived with his family and for several years played for French lower-level teams such as Bourges and Montluçon, before ending his career. After the liberation of Kosovo, he returned to his homeland, initially to help his former club, Prishtina, to the post of director, and then in February 2008 he took the steering wheel of the Football Federation of Kosovo as the most appropriate man to run FFK towards accession to UEFA and FIFA. On 15 January 2016, Vokrri was entrusted the third four-year term as the President of FFK. He is a graduate of the Business and Management Faculty. In addition to his mother
tongue, he also speaks French, Turkish and Serbo-Croatian. He lives with his wife Edita and three children, the sons Gramoz and Albert and the daughter Albana.