Albania News

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Januzaj set to play in Kosovo's first official match

ESPN staff | February, 15 2014

Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj could be set to make his international debut for Kosovo next month, although he would still be eligible to play for another country afterwards. Januzaj, 19, who has enjoyed an impressive season with Unite...

Granit Xhaka set for emotive encounter with Albania

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | October, 9 2013

Switzerland international Granit Xhaka is preparing for the “most emotional game” of his career when he travels to Albania on Friday. Xhaka, 21, is one of several Switzerland players with Albanian roots, with Bayern’s Xherdan...

Januzaj likely to pledge future to Belgium

Wim Van Walle | October, 3 2013

Adnan Januzaj looks set to remain a Red Devil even if he leaves Manchester United -- with the 18-year-old looking increasingly likely to pledge his international future to Belgium. • Okwonga: Januzaj impresses Januzaj remains in talks w...

Croat Kuze appointed as new coach of Albania

May, 19 2009

Croat Josip Kuze was named Albania coach on Tuesday to replace Dutchman Arie Haan who stepped down last month because of the team's poor results.

Albanian chief accused of 'selling' Euro qualifiers

December, 5 2007

Albania's soccer team has been branded a 'mafia group' by Prime Minister Sali Berisha while the country's culture minister accused the President of the National Soccer Federation of 'selling' two Euro 2008 qualifiers.

Baric quits as coach of struggling Albania

November, 22 2007

Otto Baric stood down as Albania coach following the 6-1 Euro 2008 qualifying defeat by Romania on Wednesday.

Doctors allow Baric to lead Albania

March, 26 2007

Albania coach Otto Baric will be in charge of the team for their Euro 2008 Group G qualifier in Bulgaria on Wednesday after doctors told him he was well enough to travel, Albanian media reports said on Monday.

Ill Albania coach Baric to miss Slovenia clash

March, 20 2007

Albania coach Otto Baric said he would miss his team's Euro 2008 qualifier against Slovenia on Saturday because of serious health problems.

Albania coach undergoing medical checks

March, 19 2007

Albania coach Otto Baric has told the country's soccer federation his health has worsened and doctors will decide on Monday whether he can take charge for Saturday's Euro 2008 qualifier against Slovenia.

No favours for Turkey, says Albania coach Briegel

October, 11 2005

Albania coach Hans-Peter Briegel has re-assured his Danish counterpart that his side will be playing for victory in their final Group Two World Cup qualifier against Turkey on Wednesday.

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