‘’It was a tough decision , understanding the emotions and the desire of the players to be part of the European Championship , but thought it through , and consulted with my staff for this decision. I take the decisions , and the responsibility is mine. I feel sorry for the boys who left. They are part of the national team and will have other opportunities to show their best’’. This was the stance of the coach of the national team Gianni De Biasi , during the press conference of 12:00 , in Bad Waltersdorf , in Austria. The man who led Albania through the most successful eliminatory round , thus qualifying for the European championship , confessed that this was not an easy decision. According to him, the team should be focused and look straight ahead. ‘’ We have another friendly match ahead , against Ukraine , and we should give our best , in order to be ready for France. I am satisfied with the what the team is producing ‘’ declared the coach of the Albanian national team , Giovanni De Biasi.
Press conference of De Biasi