Lorik Cana: Next year I may play for Bayern

Yesterday, Lorik Cana, the Olympic Marseille captain and Albanian international has confirmed his intentions to leave Velodrome at the end of the season. The powerful midfielder said to the Albanian media that he is convinced in his decision to continue

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KS Tirana beats AC Milan 2-1 in a charity match in Tirana

TIRANA, Oct 15 – Milan coach Carlo Ancelotti was upbeat despite his side losing 2-1 to Albanian minnows FK Tirana in a charity friendly on Tuesday night. Italian football legend, AC Milan, teamed up in an exhibition game with K.F.

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Milan to play charity game in Albania

TIRANA, Sep 29 – Seven-time European champion AC Milan has agreed to participate in a match for the charity UNICEF, a friendly in Albania in mid-October. According to AC Milan's website, Carlo Ancelotti's men will play against KF Tirana at

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Albania stuns Sweden in Tirana

Traditional tournament team Sweden found the going tough in Tirana as a solid Albania side held them to a goalless draw inside the Qemal Stafa Stadium. Despite having established stars such as Henrik Larsson (winning his 100th cap as captain),

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Pacesetters catching the eye

Six days into UEFA EURO 2008™ and a number of sides have already signalled their intentions with commanding performances in Austria and Switzerland. Portugal purr The Netherlands brought the tournament to life with a stunning 3-0 win against world champions

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Poland 1-0 Albania

An early goal by Maciej Zurawski was sufficient for Poland to gain a narrow victory against Albania in Reutlingen as they continued their preparations for UEFA EURO 2008™. Early opener Zurawski wasted no time in giving his side the lead,

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UEFA & FIFA suspend Albania

TIRANA, March 19 – UEFA published the following statement with regard to the situation with the Football Association of Albania (FSF), based on the decision taken by the FIFA Executive Committee on 14 March to suspend the association under the

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FIFA threatens Albania of suspension

ZURICH, Switzerland, Feb. 25 – A senior UEFA official said that Albania could likely be suspended from international soccer activities unless the government stopped interfering in the local association. UEFA spokesman William Gaillard said in a telephone interview with The

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Albania moves up in FIFA ranks, though no matches played

TIRANA, Feb. 13 – Albania ranked seven places higher in the FIFA ranking list to 73 from 80 in January with 421 points, or 14 more than a month ago. The team also played friendly matches while in Antalya, Turkey

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Haan named Albania national soccer team coach

TIRANA, Jan. 4 – Dutch coach Arie Haan signed a two-year contract to coach Albania on Friday. The 58-year-old former Dutch and Ajax player replaces Croatia's Otto Baric who resigned after Albania lost two Euro 2008 qualifiers. The Dutchman and

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