World Cup qualifiers

Albania includes 4 newcomers in World Cup squad

Published On: October 1, 2016 07:20 PM NPT By: Associated Press

TIRANA, Oct 1: Albania coach Gianni De Biasi has included four newcomers in his squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Liechtenstein and Spain.

They are forwards Rey Manaj of Pescara (Italy) and Azdren Llullaku of Gaz Metan (Romania) and midfielders Eros Grezda of Lokomotiva (Croatia) and Liridon Latifi of Skenderbeu (Albania).

Albania plays at Lichtenstein on Thursday and hosts Spain three days later in the Group G match.

De Biasi said he hopes injured forward Armando Sadiku will recover in time for Spain.

Spain, Italy and Albania all have three points in the group.


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