Bio
Arseni Hoxha
Born: 1949-01-06
Intl. since: 1973-01-01
Hometown: Fier
Country: Albania
Speaks: Albanese
Occupation:
Hobbies:

In 2010 former FIFA referee Arsen Hoxha was asked to come back to Albania from Cleveland, Ohio, where he lives, to take over the referee committee. The idea being that Hoxha, who hadn't been part of Albanian football for years, was untainted by recent corruption scandals.

career

Arsen Hoxha was a referee for 29 years and a FIFA referee for 18 years in which he took charge of only 40 matches. He started whistling at basketball matches when he was 15. Hoxha's last match ever was in 1991.

Did you know
HOXHA

  • Sitting at home in Cleveland must have made him a little sentimental, because he told an interviewer he often listened to tapes (!) of Albanian and Italian music of the 1970s. Italian music used to be illegal to listen to in those days.
Statistics
Statistics for ARSENI HOXHA
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 3 3
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0.6 0.3
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0

Based on 5 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR ARSENI HOXHA
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
European Cup2 1990 - 1991
1st roundSteauaGlentoran1990-10-035 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1989 - 1990
1st roundKatowiceRovaniemi PS1989-09-270 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1985 - 1986
1st roundAPOELLokomotiv Sofia1985-09-182 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 1984 qualifiers
RomaniaCyprus1982-05-013 - 1 3 (0-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1979 - 1980
1st roundDinamo BucurestiAlki1979-09-193 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)