Dani Quintana

Daniel 'Dani' Quintana Sosa (born 8 March 1987) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Azerbaijani club Qarabağ FK as a left winger.

Dani Quintana
Personal information
Full name Daniel Quintana Sosa
Date of birth 8 March 1987 (age 31)
Place of birth Las Palmas, Spain
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Qarabağ
Number 99
Youth career
AD Huracán
2004–2006 Valencia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Valencia B 6 (1)
2006–2007Puçol (loan)
2008 Ontinyent 9 (0)
2008–2009 Alzira 33 (2)
2009–2010 Racing Ferrol 19 (1)
2010–2011 Huracán 19 (4)
2011–2012 Olímpic Xàtiva 36 (2)
2012–2013 Gimnàstic 20 (2)
2013–2015 Jagiellonia Białystok 56 (20)
2015 Al-Ahli 7 (1)
2015– Qarabağ 69 (23)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2018

Football career

Born in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Quintana only played lower league football in his country, representing Ontinyent CF, UD Alzira, Racing de Ferrol,[1] CD Olímpic de Xàtiva and Gimnàstic de Tarragona[2][3] in the third division. He appeared for UD Puçol, Valencia CF Mestalla and Huracán Valencia CF in the fourth level.

In the late hours of the January 2013 transfer window, Quintana signed with Poland's Jagiellonia Białystok[4] after a successful trial[5] and after terminating his contract with Nàstic,[6] in what was his first professional experience. He made his debut in the Ekstraklasa on 23 February against Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała,[7] and scored his first goal on 3 March in a 2–1 away win over Górnik Zabrze.[8]

On 29 September 2014, Quintana joined Al-Ahli SC (Jeddah).[9] He netted his first and only goal for the Saudi club on 18 October, helping to a 2–1 home success against Al-Nassr FC.

Quintana changed teams and countries again in March 2015, moving to the Azerbaijan Premier League after signing a three-year contract with Qarabağ FK.[10] On 17 June 2018, Quintana a new contract with Qarabağ FK until the end of the 2019/20 season.[11]

Club statistics

As of match played 21 May 2018
Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ontinyent 2007–08[12] Segunda División B 9 0 0 0 9 0
Alzira 2008–09[12] Segunda División B 33 2 1 0 34 2
Racing Ferrol 2009–10[12] Segunda División B 19 1 0 0 19 1
Olímpic Xàtiva 2011–12[12] Segunda División B 36 2 1 0 37 2
Gimnàstic 2012–13[12] Segunda División B 20 2 1 0 21 2
Jagiellonia 2012–13[13] Ekstraklasa 15 4 2 2 17 6
2013–14[13] Ekstraklasa 35 15 6 1 41 16
2014–15[13] Ekstraklasa 6 1 0 0 6 1
Total 56 20 8 3 64 23
Al-Ahli 2014–15[13] Saudi Professional League 7 1 0 0 7 1
Qarabağ 2015–16[13] Azerbaijan Premier League 32 15 4 1 12 1 48 17
2016–17[13] Azerbaijan Premier League 15 3 2 1 12 2 29 6
2017–18[13] Azerbaijan Premier League 22 5 2 0 4 0 28 5
Total 69 23 8 2 28 3 105 28
Career total 250 51 19 5 28 3 296 59

Honours

Qarabağ FK

Individual

References

  1. ^ Dani Quintana comienza a entrenar con la plantilla verde (Dani Quintana starts training with green squad); La Voz de Galicia, 31 August 2009 (in Spanish)
  2. ^ El Nàstic ficha Dani Quintana (Nàstic sign Dani Quintana); Gimnàstic Tarragona, 18 July 2012 (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Dani Quintana, ex del Olímpic Xàtiva, ficha por el Nàstic por dos temporadas (Dani Quintana, ex-Olímpic Xàtiva, signs with Nàstic for two seasons); Nàstic Tac, 18 July 2012 (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Dani zawodnikiem Jagiellonii! (Dani a Jagiellonia player!); Jagiellonia Białystok, 30 January 2013 (in Polish)
  5. ^ Quintana, por la puerta de atrás (Quintana, out the back door); Diari de Tarragona, 23 January 2013 (in Spanish)
  6. ^ El Nàstic y Dani Quintana rescinden el contrato (Nàstic and Dani Quintana terminate contract); Gimnàstic Tarragona, 30 January 2013 (in Spanish)
  7. ^ 16. kolejka T-Mobile Ekstraklasy – sezon 2012/13 (16. round T-Mobile Ekstraklasa – season 2012/13); Jagiellonia Białystok, 23 February 2013 (in Polish)
  8. ^ 17. kolejka T-Mobile Ekstraklasy – sezon 2012/13 (17. round T-Mobile Ekstraklasa – season 2012/13); Jagiellonia Białystok, 3 March 2013 (in Polish)
  9. ^ "Dani Quintana zawodnikiem Al-Ahli" [Dani Quintana an Al-Ahli player] (in Polish). 90 Minut. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  10. ^ "Dani Kintana rəsmən "Qarabağ"da" [Dani Quintana officially in Karabakh] (in Azerbaijani). Qarabağ FK. 2 March 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  11. ^ "Dani Kintana daha iki il "Qarabağ"ımızda!" (in Azerbaijani). Qarabağ FK. 17 June 2018. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  12. ^ a b c d e "Quintana: Daniel Quintana Sosa". BDFutbol. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g "Dani Quintana". Soccerway. Retrieved 25 August 2015.

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