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Kosovo venture to USA in pursuit of youth talent for national team

Kosovo venture to USA in pursuit of youth talent for national team

Young players who have Albanian ancestry are being sought after by the Football Federation of Kosovo (FFK) for potential future national team representation. With the hope of discovering "Albanian talents who one day can represent the national team," the Kosovar FA's coaching staff will hold a training camp in the United States at the end […]

Albania

/ 233 days ago

Kosovo venture to USA in pursuit of youth talent for national team

Young players who have Albanian ancestry are being sought after by the Football Federation of Kosovo (FFK) for potential future national team representation. With the hope of discovering "Albanian talents who one day can represent the national team," the Kosovar FA's coaching staff will hold a training camp in the United States at the end […]

Albania

/ 292 days ago

Albania national team TV schedule

Catch the Kuq e Zinjtë on a screen near you with the World Soccer Talk Albania national football team TV schedule. Albania's national team was a founding member of UEFA in 1954. But other than a pair of minor titles (the 1946 Balkan Cup and 2000 Malta International Tournament), they haven't had much success. The […]

Albania

/ 292 days ago

Albania national team TV schedule

Catch the Kuq e Zinjtë on a screen near you with the World Soccer Talk Albania national football team TV schedule. Albania's national team was a founding member of UEFA in 1954. But other than a pair of minor titles (the 1946 Balkan Cup and 2000 Malta International Tournament), they haven't had much success. The […]

Albania

/ 976 days ago

England on verge of reaching World Cup as Kane destroys Albania

London (AFP) – Harry Kane fired England to the verge of World Cup qualification as he became his country's record goalscorer in competitive matches with a hat-trick in Friday's 5-0 demolition of Albania. Gareth Southgate's side need a draw in their last Group I qualifier at San Marino on Monday to seal their place at […]
ByAFP

Albania

/ 976 days ago

Kane fires England to brink of Qatar, Italy held by Switzerland

London (AFP) – Harry Kane scored a first half hat-trick as England romped towards the 2022 World Cup with a 5-0 thrashing of Albania, but Italy still have work to do to reach Qatar after a 1-1 draw with Switzerland. England still need a point to mathematically qualify when they visit San Marino on Monday, […]
ByAFP

Albania

/ 2806 days ago

Albania-Israel match moved over attack fears

Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel said on Tuesday that the Islamic State group had been planning attacks "in the Balkans" and specifically warned its citizens not to attend an upcoming Israel-Albania football match. Albanian football officials said earlier Tuesday that the country's 2018 World Cup qualifier with Israel this weekend would be moved for "security reasons", […]
ByAFP

Albania

/ 2948 days ago

Albania’s day in the sun thoroughly deserved

This was a long time coming. Almost 70 years after playing their first international fixture in Tirana against Yugoslavia in the wake of World War II, Albania finally scored its first goal and a victory in a major tournament. While the world focused on a forgettable 0-0 draw between Switzerland and France on the final […]

Albania

/ 2948 days ago

Joy in Albania at historic win

Tirana (AFP) – Thousands of Albanians celebrated wildly in the streets of the capital Tirana on Sunday after the national football team secured its first ever victory in a major international finals. Car horns blared and red flags stamped with the black eagle of Albania flew while flares lit up the night sky. At Euro 2016, […]
ByAFP

Albania

/ 2948 days ago

Albania face wait after historic win over Romania

Lyon (AFP) – Armando Sadiku scored Albania's first goal at a major tournament in a historic 1-0 win over Romania on Sunday to keep alive their slender hopes of progressing to the Euro 2016 knockout phase. Sadiku headed home the game's only goal after 43 minutes in Lyon to leave debutants Albania facing an anxious […]
ByAFP

Albania

/ 2948 days ago

Romania ring changes for Albania clash

Lyon (AFP) – Romania coach Anghel Iordanescu made wholesale changes to his team for Sunday's crucial Group A match against Albania in Lyon. Alexandru Matel replaced the injured Razvan Rat at left-back with Denis Alibec handed a start up front. Ovidiu Hoban, Adrian Popa and Nicolae Stanciu were all recalled after the 1-1 draw with […]
ByAFP

Albania

/ 2952 days ago

Giroud hails dogged France after Albania scare

Marseille (AFP) – Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud hailed France's never-say-die attitude after a last-gasp 2-0 win over Albania on Wednesday sent the hosts into the last 16 of Euro 2016. Giroud missed a few real chances for Les Bleus, notably hitting the base of the upright with a second-half header at a packed Stade Velodrome […]
ByAFP