All you need to know about Samir Nurkovic, the TS Galaxy F.C. striker

All you need to know about Samir Nurkovic, the TS Galaxy F.C. striker

Kevin Omuya
November 20, 2023 at 8:19 AM

Footballer Samir Nurkovic, originally from Serbia, now resides in South Africa. He is a former goal scorer for the Kaizer Chiefs, arguably the best soccer team in South Africa. He made numerous appearances for TS Galaxy FC and has become a prolific goal-scorer since joining the team.

Samir Nurkovic
Samir Nurkovic, the former Kaizer Chiefs striker. Photo: @nurkovicsamir (modified by author)
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Serbian striker who has played for teams like Pohronie, Slovan Duslo aaa, Dunajská Streda ViOn Zlaté Moravce, Kaizer Chiefs, Spartak Vráble, and Royal AM F.C. Today, he serves as a striker for his new team TS Galaxy.

Profile summary



Full name

Samir Nurkovic




31 years old as of November 2023

Date of birth

June 13, 1992

Place of birth

Tutin, Serbia




1.87m ( 6' 2")


80kg (176lbs)

Marital status



Bryoni Natalie


Professional footballer

Current team

TS Galaxy

Jersey number




Net worth

$3 million

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Samir Nurković's age

Nurković was born on the 13th of June 1992 in Tutin, Serbia and Montenegro. He is 31 years old as of 2023.

Samir Nurković's nationality

Samir was a native of Serbia and Montenegro, having been born in Tutin. The football player is from the Serbian town of Tutin. Therefore, his nationality is Serbian.

Club career and stats

Samir Nurkovic
Kaizer Chiefs' Serbian striker S. Nurkovic (L) fights for the ball with Mamelodi Sundowns' South African Tebogo Langerman (R) during the PSL match in Pretoria on October 27, 2019. Photo: Phill Magakoe
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The Serbian international spent his youth career with FK Tutin, Partizan Belgrade, and concluded his football development with Košice in Slovakia at 18. He was mainly used on the bench.

Koice, ViOn Zlaté Moravce, Dunajská Streda, Slovan Duslo aaa, Spartak Vráble, Pohronie, and Komárno were only a few of the teams he played for between 2015 and 2024. With 35 goals in 41 games for Komárno that season, he was named the II. Liga's best scorer for 2024/19.

On July 2, 2024, Nurkovi signed for the South African club Kaizer Chiefs for a sum that was not revealed. His transfer fee was based on a market value of €150,000.

At the start of the 2022 campaign, Nurkovi signed up with Royal AM. The club terminated his contract in October 2022, alleging that he had only reported for duty once, before an unofficial game, leading to a contentious two years spent with the team. FIFA deemed termination illegal, and Royal AM was handed a transfer ban that will take effect on July 3, 2023.

Where is Samir Nurkovic now?

Since his release from Royal AM in late 2022, the Serbian striker was linked with a move to a new South African club. According to FAR Post, Nurkovic joined training with TS Galaxy and is expected to sign with the club permanently.

Nurkovic played for Kaizer Chiefs before joining Shauwn Mkhize's squad. According to Transfermarkt, in 78 games played with the Amakhosi, he scored 21 goals and dished out ten assists.

Samir Nurkovic's girlfriend

Samir Nurkovic Girlfriend
Miss Universe SA Bryoni Govender and boyfriend Samir Nurkovic. Photos: @bryoni_govender (modified by author)
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He has been connected to several South African models, including Bryoni Natalie. She is a model for Boss Models in JHB and will compete in the Miss Mamelodi Sundowns pageant in 2020. On Sunday, August 13th, at SunBet Arena in Pretoria's Times Square, Natasha Joubert was crowned Miss South Africa 2023.

Samir Nurkovic's current team

Samir Nurkovic (SRB) now plays for TS Galaxy. In the past, Nurkovic has suited up for the South African soccer powerhouse Kaizer Chiefs. According to reports, he bankrolled the South African soccer team Royal AM, which is owned by Shauwn "MaMkhize" Mkhize, a well-known media personality and entrepreneur from the province of KwaZulu-Natal.

Samir Nurkovic's salary

As of 2023, his salary at Royal AM was estimated at R350,000, making him one of the highest players in the team. His latest earnings have not yet been revealed since he joined TS Galaxy FC.

Samir Nurkovic's net worth

Samir Nurkovic Net Worth
famous Serbian football player, Samir Nurkovic. Photo: @nurkovicsamir (modified by author)
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Samir Nurkovic is a Serbian football player with an estimated net worth of 3 Million Dollars. His net worth is primarily the result of his success as a Serbian football player.

Where is Samir Nurkovic playing now?

After falling in love with South Africa, he turned down invitations to go elsewhere. So, he left Kaizer Chiefs and signed with Royal AM.

Final word

Samir Nurkovic is a South African footballer of Serbian origin with a great passion for football. Since his debut at Kaizer Chiefs, he has entertained fans with goal-scoring skills.

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Kevin Omuya is a Content Writer with 4 years of experience who joined Sports Brief in 2022. In 2019 he held a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Digital Media from KCA University.