Zufer Avdija is an Israeli professional basketball player. Avdija began his basketball career in 2012 with Maccabi Tel Aviv’s youth team and made his professional debut in 2017 with Hapoel Jerusalem.
Zufer Avdija's Net Worth
As of 2022, Zufer Avdija's net worth is estimated to be $2.5 million.
Source(s) of Fame
Professional Basketball Player
Date of Birth
October 1, 1959
Place of Birth
Single, Sharon Artzi,
Early Life and
Zufer Avdija was born on October 01, 1999, in Pristina, Kosovo. Zufer’s father was a professional basketball player who played for the Yugoslavian national team. The family moved to Israel when Avdija was two years old.
Avdija began playing basketball at the age of six for his local club. He then played for Hapoel Tel Aviv’s youth team before transferring to Maccabi Tel Aviv in 2012.
Zufer is of ethnic Gorani descent (from Gora in southern Kosovo) and has the Muslim faith. When he was 15 years old, he played football as a goalkeeper. He then got married and had a son named Andrej.
Zufer Avdija began his basketball career with Elektrokosovo. In 1979, he joined the team Crvena zvezda of the Yugoslav Basketball League. After a year of playing for that team, he became the team captain.
In the 1990s, Avdija played for a number of Israeli clubs such as, Ramat HaSharon, Hapoel Herzliya, Rishon LeZion, Hapoel Tel Aviv, and Elitzur Bat Yam.
Avdija was part of the Yugoslavia national team that got the bronze medal during the FIBA World Championship in Colombia in 1982. Zufer scored 24 points in a 101–77 win over Uruguay team. Over four tournaments, he averaged 8.8 points per game.
Zufer also won the gold medal at the Mediterranean Games in Morocco in 1983. He played a total of 50 games for the Israel national team.
Zufer Avdija tied the know with Sharon Artzi. Sharon is an Israeli Jew from Kibbutz Beit Zera. She is also an athlete who is a former track and field runner and basketball player. The couple has a son together named Deni Avdija. He was born in 200. Dani is also a professional basketball player just like his dad.
During Zufer’s free time, he likes to play chess and listen to music. He also love to spend time with his family.
Unfortunately, Zufer Avdija doesn’t have any social media accounts. He seems to want to keep his life private. This might be sad news for his fans, but it just means that we can’t get a glimpse into his life off the court.
Zufer Avdija is a professional basketball player from Israel who has a net worth of $2.5 million. Avdija began his career in 2012 with Maccabi Tel Aviv’s youth team. He made his professional debut in 2017 with Hapoel Jerusalem. Zufer is of ethnic Gorani descent and has the Muslim faith. He is married to Sharon Artzi and they have one son Deni Avdija who is also a professional basketball player. Unfortunately, Zufer doesn’t have any social media accounts.
Zufer Avdija has sometimes been associated with other Basketball Player such as Muggsy Bogues.