Emile Saimovici
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-04-10) 10 April 1993 (age 28)
Place of birth Singapore
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
Richmond FC
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Clark Penguins
Centennial Colts
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Durham United
Croatia SC
National team
2021– Barbados 4 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:36, 8 June 2021 (UTC)

Emile Saimovici (born on 10 April 1993) is a Barbadian professional footballer who plays for the Barbadian national team. Besides Barbados, he has played in Canada and the United States.[1]

A native of Vancouver, he is the son of a Romanian-Canadian father and a Barbadian mother.[1] He played at Clark College in Vancouver and Centennial College in Toronto, where he was named an OCAA league all-star in 2013–14.[1][2]

International career

He debuted internationally on 25 March 2021, in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Panama in a 1–0 loss.[3]

On 30 March 2021, Saimovici scored his first goal for Barbados against Anguilla in a 1–0 victory.[4]

International goals

Scores and results list Barbados's goal tally first.[5]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 30 March 2021 Félix Sánchez Olympic Stadium, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  Anguilla 1–0 1–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 8 June 2021  Dominica 1–0 1–1



Croatia SC


  1. ^ a b c d Gilkes, Renaldo (14 March 2021). "Barbados Tridents Emile Saimovici excited to honour grandfather". Loopnews Barbados. Retrieved 31 March 2021.
  2. ^ "2013-14 OCAA MEN'S SOCCER AWARDS". Ontario Colleges Athletic Association. Retrieved 31 March 2021.
  3. ^ FIFA.com. "FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Qualifiers - North, Central America and Caribbean - Matches - Panama - Barbados - FIFA.com". FIFA.com. Retrieved 31 March 2021.
  4. ^ FIFA.com. "FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Qualifiers - North, Central America and Caribbean - Matches - Barbados - Anguilla - FIFA.com". FIFA.com. Retrieved 31 March 2021.
  5. ^ "Emile Saimovici". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmermann. Retrieved 8 June 2021.