Albania asks UEFA to investigate into alleged sale of Euro qualifiers

TIRANA, Dec. 3 – The Albanian government has asked UEFA to investigate the country's last two qualifiers of the Euro 2008 Championship claiming they were sold. In a letter sent to UEFA legal manager Gianni Infantino, Minister Ylli Pango "kindly

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Italian soccer coaches on list for heading Albanian national team

TIRANA, Nov. 26 – A number of Italian soccer coaches have been included in the list of persons who could soon lead the country's national soccer team. This follows the resignation of Croat, Otto Baric, after heavy losses against Belarus

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Jorge Oropeza to join Flamurtari in Vlora

TIRANA, Aug 13 – The Mexican soccer star, Jorge Oropeza, traveled to Albania to complete the details of his being hired in Europe by the Flamurtari of the First Albanian Division. The club from the southwestern port city of Vlora

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Seventh heaven for Besa

KS Besa have confirmed their place in the first qualifying round of the 2007/08 UEFA Cup after a 3-2 win against neighbours KS Teuta in the Albanian Cup final. Seventh time lucky The Kavaja side had been beaten in six

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Duka deplores Albanian violence

With KF Tirana confirmed as league champions, Football Association of Albania (FSHF) president Armando Duka is looking to stem violence in domestic football. Tarnished season While Tirana confirmed their title success with a 1-0 win against FK Partizani on Wednesday,

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Kaka to play charity match in Albania

TIRANA, May 8 – Brazil playmaker Kaka will be present in July at a charity soccer match held in Tirana's Qemal Stafa national soccer stadium, officials said Monday. A religious organization will hold the charity match in Tirana and Kaka

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Ahmet Jonuzi debuts with a goal

The third Albanian playing for Vorskla scored the only goal at Donetsk. Kosovo international, Ahmet Jonuzi, made his debut today with Vorskla in the Ukrainian First Division. He entered the game as a substitute in the 58th minute and scored

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Albanian Super League round 24

Flamurtari – Partizani 0-2 The first two matches between the teams this season ended with victories by Flamurtari, which were actually somewhat surprising. But Partizani could not allow losing all thre games and still maintaining its contentions. A penalty kick

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Baric among Albanian absentees

Coach Otto Baric has joined star players Igli Tare, Edvin Murati and Ervin Skela on the sick-list as Albania named their squad for their upcoming qualifiers. Health problems Albania take on Slovenia at home on Saturday before travelling to Bulgaria

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Albania lose to Macedonia

Albania lost again on Wednesday amidst the rain at "Loro Borici" which had been the "lucky" stadium since the victory against Russia four years ago in Hans Peter Briegel's debut. The dense rain did not prevent many fans from supporting

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