Klubi Sportiv Besa Kavaje is an Albanian football club based in Kavaje. They currently feature in the Albanian Superliga. Nexhat Bizhdili is the chairman of this team with Gugash Magani being the manager of the team. The home ground of this team is Stadiumi Besa, situated in Albania which has a seating capacity of 9,000 spectators.

Klubi Sportiv Besa Kavaje were established in 1922 and were rechristened as SK Kavaja. They made their debut in the league in 1933 and changed their name to “Besa” that very same year. At the UEFA Cup winners cup held in 1972-73, this club defeated Danish side team, Fremad Amager, post playing 1-1 in Copenhagen and then making a goal less draw at home. The next round, the team was however defeated by the Scottish team, Hibernian from Edinburgh with aggregate score of 2-8. Though Besa Kavaje have never been Albanian champions, they grabbed second place many times.

Country Albania Albania
City Kavaje
Founded 1925
Website kavajaonline.com
Albanian Superliga

This team confirmed their place in the UEFA Cup held in 2007-08, post their victory of 3-2 against neighbor team, KS Teuta. In 2006-07, at the Albanian Cup final match, Besa played against FK Bezanija of Serbia, in the first qualifying round, with a draw of 2-2 at the away match and 0-0 at home to progress on away goals.

Klubi Sportiv Besa Kavaje play their home matches at the Xhevat Hylviu that can accommodate 12,000 spectators. Sportika is the official kit sponsor with Banka Popullore being the official sponsor of this team.

Major Highlights

Besa Kavaje won the Albania Cup twice in 2007 and in 2010. They won the Albanian Supercup once in 2010.