Albania national futsal team

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Shqiperia Futsal
Nickname(s) Kuq e Zinjtë (Red and Blacks)
Association Albanian Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Erind Resuli
Captain Roald Halimi
Most caps Roald Halimi (20)
Top scorer Roald Halimi (11)
Home stadium Pallati Sportit
FIFA code ALB
FIFA ranking 53 [1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
Albania Albania 4-13 Greece Greece
(Braga, Portugal; 7 November 2003)
Biggest win
San Marino San Marino 0-11 Albania Albania
(Ciorescu, Moldova; 17 January 2015)
Biggest defeat
Portugal Portugal 18-6 Albania Albania
(Braga, Portugal; 8 November 2003)
World Cup
Appearances 0
UEFA Futsal Championship
Appearances 0

The Albanian national futsal team represents Albania in international futsal competitions and is controlled by the Albanian Football Association. The team debuted in the 2005 UEFA Futsal Championship qualifiers. They won the first match 8–6 against England, and then they drew to Cyprus, but failed to qualify because of goal difference. In the 2007 UEFA Futsal Championship qualifiers, Albania made a bad performance by losing all of its matches and finishing last in its group. In the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifiers, Albania was drawn against Slovenia, Greece, and Malta. They ended up in second place winning two matches and losing only one. In the end, Slovenia topped the group and advanced to the two-legged play-offs.

Competition History[edit]

FIFA World Cup[edit]

FIFA World Cup Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Brazil 2008 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Thailand 2012 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Colombia 2016 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Total 0/3 - - - - - -

UEFA Futsal Championship[edit]

UEFA European Futsal Championship Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Czech Republic 2005 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Portugal 2007 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Hungary 2010 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Croatia 2012 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Belgium 2014 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Serbia 2016 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Slovenia 2018 Qualified 3 0 1 2 9 15
Total 1/6 - - - - - -

Results and Fixtures[edit]

2015[edit]

2017[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the UEFA Futsal Euro 2018 qualifying.[2]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Klodian Rrapi (1983-08-27) August 27, 1983 (age 33) 3 0 Albania KS Flamurtari
12 1GK Fidan Gashi (1988-08-19) August 19, 1988 (age 28) 0 0 Kosovo Feniks Drenas
2DF Mentor Mejzini (1984-08-30) August 30, 1984 (age 32) 3 3 Kosovo FC Feniks Drenas
3 2DF Roald Halimi (1988-07-01) July 1, 1988 (age 28) 5 1 Italy Kaos
4 2DF Gentian Begaj (1978-03-20) March 20, 1978 (age 39) 6 7 Greece Athina 90
2DF Ani Mullaj (1983-08-09) August 9, 1983 (age 33) 1 0 Kosovo FC Feniks Drenas
2DF Raldi Agolli (1993-03-27) March 27, 1993 (age 24) 0 0 Albania FK Tirana
2DF Erion Hoxha (1985-03-13) March 13, 1985 (age 32) 12 2 Albania FK Tirana
4FW Azem Brahimi (1988-06-13) June 13, 1988 (age 28) 3 3 Kosovo FC Feniks Drenas
4FW Taulant Shkodra (1991-09-28) September 28, 1991 (age 25) 0 0 France Gayant
4FW Arber Shkodra (1993-09-30) September 30, 1993 (age 23) 0 0 France Bethune futsal
4FW Endrit Kacaj (1990-02-01) February 1, 1990 (age 27) 3 4 Malta Qormi FC
4FW Rej Karaja (1997-07-07) July 7, 1997 (age 19) 0 0 Italy Prato
4FW Halim Selmanaj (1992-10-02) October 2, 1992 (age 24) 3 2 Kosovo FC Liburni
4FW Narcis Alibegu (1990-04-09) April 9, 1990 (age 27) 0 0 Kosovo Feniks Drenas
4FW Klajdi Qyranaj (1993-02-07) February 7, 1993 (age 24) 2 0 Italy Lecco Calcio
4FW Blendi Gockaj (1989-06-20) June 20, 1989 (age 27) 0 0 Albania FK Tirana

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