Bio
Qazim Dervishi
Born: 1908-01-19
Intl. since:
Hometown:
Country: Albania
Speaks: Albanese
Occupation:
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Shkoder born Qazim Dervishi (1908-1994) was a multiple sportsman (football, baseball, basketball, athletics) and - for a short time - a football referee.

firsts

Dervishi was the first Albanian international referee (actually there were three first intl refs) and took charge of the first international match of Albania, Februari 2nd 1946 against Montenegro (not a FIFA match, Montenegro wasn't a country at the time).

more

Dervishi brought Basketball to Albania (1928), he trained the team of the school where he worked and refereed matches. He played football for the team Durres and even starred in an international match against a team from Bari. Dervishi scored the first ever goal of the Albanian Championship.

Zog

Dervishi was seen by the communists as a follower of King Zog and was arrested and imprisoned between 1947 and 1954 when he was released because of his bad health. Until the end of communism in Albania, Dervishi, paralyzed, lived in dire circumstances.

Statistics
Statistics for QAZIM DERVISHI
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0

Based on 2 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR QAZIM DERVISHI
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
Balkan Cup
YugolsaviaBulgaria1946-10-132 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
friendly
AlbaniaMontenegro1946-08-225 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)