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Albania welcomes home heroes after qualification for Euro 2016

n Tirana the streets were gridlocked on Sunday night while people flocked around the monument to the national hero, Skenderbeu, flares and fireworks erupting long into the night. In Pristina’s Filikaqa (“The Whistle”) bar the Albanian ambassador to Kosovo, Qemal Minxhozi, bought drinks for every punter in sight while ...

Albania reach a major tournament for first time by qualifying for Euro 2016

Albania beat Armenia 3-0 on Sunday to confirm their participation in next summer's European Championships in France. It's the first time they have every qualified for a major tournament. History has been made. Managed by the Italian Gianni De Biasi, their victory means that Denmark drop into the play-offs. After ...

Albania qualifies for European Championship for 1st time

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Albania qualified for its first major tournament by beating Armenia 3-0 on Sunday in its final qualifier for next year's European Championship. The victory secured Albania second place in Group I, behind already qualified Portugal, and a berth at Euro 2016 in France. Denmark finished third and will ...
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