|Full name Eduard Martini|
1992-1994 KS Vllaznia
Height 1.74 m
Role Football player
Place of birth Shkoder, Albania
Name Edi Martini
Current team Teuta Durres
|Date of birth (1975-01-02) 2 January 1975 (age 40)|
Eduard "Edi" Martini (born 2 January 1975) is an Albanian football manager and former player.
- Club career
- International career
- Vllaznia Shkodër
- Teuta Durrës
- Luftëtari Gjirokastër
- International statistics
During his playing career Martini represented mostly Vllaznia Shkodër but also played abroad with Slovenian NK Svoboda, Austrian SAK Klagenfurt and Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany.
Martini made his international debut for Albania on 14 May 1994 during the 5–1 away defeat to Macedonia, appearing as a first-half substitute for Gentian Stojku. A year later, on 16 August 1995, he made his second appearance in a 2–1 upset to Malta, playing full-90 minutes.
On 29 December 2009, Martini was named as the new manager of his boyhood club Vllaznia Shkodër, and started the work with the team on 4 January 2010. He remained in the duty until the end of 2009–10 campaign, with Vllaznia Shkodër who missed the European competitions for only four points and was runner-up in Albanian Cup, losing in the final to Besa Kavajë.
On 9 June 2010, Martini become the new coach of fellow Albanian Superliga side Teuta Durrës, signing a contract until the end of the season, taking the duty over Ylli Shehu. During the season, Teuta Durrës struggled to find results and finished league in 7th place, tied with Kastrioti Krujë and Shkumbini Peqin with 42 points. In 2010–11 Albanian Cup, Teuta didn't go more than the second round, where they were eliminated by Skënderbeu Korçë 2–0 on aggregate. Following the end of the season, Martini left the team after the club's president Fatmir Hysenbelliu decided not to extend his contract for the next season.
On 30 October 2012, Martini was appointed as head coach at Luftëtari Gjirokastër.