Tibor Čiča

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Tibor Čiča
Personal information
Full nameTibor Čiča
Date of birth (1993-12-31) 31 December 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Malmö, Sweden
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
IFK Simrishamn
Number 10
Youth career
NK Croatia Malmö
Malmö FF
2008–2009 IF Limhamn Bunkeflo
Senior career*
2009–2010 IF Limhamn Bunkeflo 21 (1)
2011–2014 Cesena 12 (30)
2012–2013NK Zagreb (loan) 1 (0)
2013HNK Gorica (loan) 0 (0)
2013–2014Olhanense (loan) 0 (0)
2014–2015 FC Höllviken 9 (1)
2015 BW 90 IF 25 (2)
2016–2018 Österlens FF 52 (7)
2018- IFK Simrishamn 19 (18)
National team
2010 Croatia U-17 6 (0)
2011 Croatia U-18 4 (0)
2012 Croatia U-19 2 (0)
2011–2012 Croatia U-20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 3 October 2013
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 May 2012

Tibor Čiča (born 31 December 1993) is a Swedish-born Croatian footballer who plays for IFK Simrishamn. [1]



Born in Sweden to Croatian parents, Čiča started playing football at the age of 5, for the local Croatian immigrant football team NK Croatia Malmö. He moved afterwards to the youth ranks of the local giant Malmö FF, but at the age of 15, moved to the youth side of the newly merged IF Limhamn Bunkeflo. Čiča debuted in 2009 for the senior squad of his third-tier team aged only 15, scoring the match-winning goal. He also starred that year in the documentary "I Zlatans fotspår" ("In Zlatans footsteps"), a competition for the most talented young player of the Malmö region, where he emerged as the winner. [2] He got more chances in the 2010 season of Division 1 Södra, establishing himself in the first team squad, and earning a call-up for the Croatian U-17 national football team.


He was snapped up by the Serie A team A.C. Cesena in February 2011, signing a 3-year professional contract for them in September 2011. [3] On 10 August 2012, Čiča joined Croatian 1.HNL side NK Zagreb on a one-year loan. [4] In February 2013, Zagreb loaned him to Croatian 2. HNL team HNK Gorica.

In March 2014 he was signed by FC Höllviken. [5]

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  1. http://osterlensport.se/2018/11/14/tibor-cica-jonathan-karlsen-bassam-ahmad-och-rasmus-nilsson-klara-for-ifk-simrishamn/
  2. "18-årige Tibor Cica går i Zlatans fotspår" (in Swedish). Expressen. 1 February 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2012.
  3. "Tibor Cica fick Cesenakontrakt" (in Swedish). Skanskan.se. 27 September 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2012.
  4. "Cica in prestito all'NK Zagabria" (in Italian). AC Cesena. 10 August 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  5. http://www.bkhollviken.se/nyheter/?ID=672&NID=14592