Albania national under-19 football team

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Albania Under-19
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Kuq e Zinjtë (The Red and Blacks)
Shqiponjat
(The Eagles)
Association Federata Shqiptare e Futbollit (FSHF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Albania Erjon Bogdani
Captain Leonardo Maloku
Most caps Mario Smehi (9)
Top scorer Bekim Balaj (3)
Agim Zeka
Home stadium Elbasan Arena
Loro Boriçi Stadium
FIFA code ALB
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
First international
 Albania 1–8 Netherlands 
(Capbreton, France; 10 November 2001)
Biggest win
 Albania 4–0 Malta 
(Seitenstetten, Austria; 10 October 2011)
Biggest defeat
 France 9–0 Albania 
(Moscow, Russia; 6 September 2002)
UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship
Appearances  –
Best result  –

The Albania national under-19 football team represents Albania in international football at this age level in the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship and the FIFA U-20 World Cup, as well as any other under-19 international football tournaments. It is controlled by Albanian Football Association, the governing body for football in Albania.

History[edit]

2002 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 13[edit]

All matches were played in France.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Netherlands 3 3 0 0 17 2 +15 9
 France 3 2 0 1 11 2 +9 6
 Albania 3 0 1 2 2 14 –12 1
 San Marino 3 0 1 2 1 13 –12 1


Albania  1–8  Netherlands
Albania  0–5  France
San Marino  1–1  Albania

2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 9[edit]

All matches were played in Russia.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 3 3 0 0 14 0 +14 9
 Russia 3 2 0 1 8 1 +7 6
 Luxembourg 3 1 0 2 2 8 –6 3
 Albania 3 0 0 3 1 16 –15 0


Albania  0–5  Russia
France  9–0  Albania
Luxembourg  2–1  Albania

2004 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 5[edit]

All matches were played in Croatia.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Croatia 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 9
 Finland 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 6
 Albania 3 0 1 2 1 3 –2 1
 Azerbaijan 3 0 1 2 2 9 –7 1


Croatia  1–0  Albania
Albania  0–1  Finland
Azerbaijan  1–1  Albania

2005 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 6[edit]

All matches were played in Denmark.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Albania 3 2 0 1 5 7 –2 6
 Denmark 3 2 0 1 6 6 0 6
 Finland 3 1 1 1 10 5 +5 4
 Luxembourg 3 0 1 2 2 5 –3 1


Denmark  0–3  Albania
Finland  7–1  Albania
Albania  1–0  Luxembourg

Group 7[edit]

All matches were played in Serbia and Montenegro.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Serbia and Montenegro 3 3 0 0 10 2 +8 9
 Poland 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
 Republic of Ireland 3 0 1 2 1 3 –2 1
 Albania 3 0 1 2 2 10 –8 1


Albania  1–7  Serbia and Montenegro
Republic of Ireland  1–1  Albania
Albania  0–2  Poland

2006 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

2007 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

2008 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 5[edit]

Table[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 5
 Albania 3 1 1 1 2 3 -1 4
 Serbia 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2 4
 Liechtenstein 3 0 2 1 0 3 -3 2

2007-10-18
Spain  2 – 0  Albania
Nsue Goal 23'
Juan Hernández Goal 53'

2007-10-20
Albania  2 – 1  Serbia
Bushati Goal 2', Goal 6' Goal 72' Kojic

2007-10-23
Liechtenstein  0 – 0  Albania

Group 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 2 1 0 9 4 5 7
 Croatia 3 1 2 0 5 3 2 5
 Slovakia 3 0 2 1 5 8 −3 2
 Albania 3 0 1 2 2 6 −4 1

22 May 2008
11:00 CET
Germany  2 – 0  Albania
Aydilek Goal 6'
Diekmeier Goal 36'
Report

24 May 2008
11:00 CET
Slovakia  2 – 2  Albania
Jakubjak Goal 27'
Sylvestr Goal 41'
Report Metani Goal 8'
Mustafaj Goal 14'

27 May 2008
11:00 CET
Albania  0 – 2  Croatia
Report Prijic Goal 10'
Maloca Goal 64'

2009 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 9[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Serbia 3 3 0 0 12 2 +10 9
 England 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 6
 Northern Ireland 3 1 0 2 4 7 −3 3
 Albania 3 0 0 3 1 10 −9 0

8 October 2008
England  3 – 0  Albania
Drinkwater Goal 7'
Delfouneso Goal 40'
Lansbury Goal 80'
Report

10 October 2008
Serbia  5 – 0  Albania
Medojević Goal 18'
Ljajić Goal 45+2'
Krstičić Goal 48'
Savić Goal 80' Goal 85'
Report

13 October 2008
Albania  1 – 2  Northern Ireland
Balaj Goal 76' Report Kee Goal 37'
O'Kane Goal 41'

2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 3 3 0 0 11 0 +11 9
 Republic of Ireland 3 2 0 1 7 2 +5 6
 Albania 3 1 0 2 4 8 −4 3
 San Marino 3 0 0 3 1 13 −12 0

13 November 2009
13:30 CET
Italy  5 – 0  Albania
Dumitru Goal 21'
D'Alessandro Goal 43'
Destro Goal 53'
Zigoni Goal 78'82'
Report
Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle
Referee: Sandor Szabo (Hungary)

15 November 2009
14:30 CET
Republic of Ireland  2 – 0  Albania
Doran Goal 56' (pen.)
Henderson Goal 84'
Report
Montecchio, San Marino
Referee: Sandor Szabo (Hungary)

18 November 2009
17:00 CET
Albania  4 – 1  San Marino
Vajushi Goal 44'
Balaj Goal 66'68'
Koni Goal 88'
Report
Report2
Stefanelli Goal 72' (pen.)
Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle
Referee: Gediminas Mazeika (Lithuania)

2011 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 8[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Belgium 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 9
 England 3 2 0 1 11 3 +8 6
 Cyprus 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7 1
 Albania 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7 1

8 October 2010
14:30
England  6 – 1  Albania
McEachran Goal 16'
Kane Goal 18'72'
Wickham Goal 44'
Shelvey Goal 78' (pen.)
Afobe Goal 88'
Report Shkurtaj Goal 76' (pen.)
Stade de la cité de l'oie, Visé
Referee: Andrejs Sipailo (Latvia)

10 October 2010
16:30
Belgium  2 – 0  Albania
Cerigioni Goal 75'
Vermijl Goal 83'
Report
Stade de Bielmont, Verviers
Referee: Sandor Szabo (Hungary)

13 October 2010
16:30
Albania  0 – 0  Cyprus
Report
Stade de Bielmont, Verviers
Referee: Andrejs Sipailo (Latvia)

2012 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 12[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Denmark 3 2 1 0 5 0 +5 7
 Austria 3 1 2 0 3 0 +3 5
 Albania 3 1 1 1 4 1 +3 4
 Malta 3 0 0 3 0 11 −11 0

5 October 2011
13:00
Denmark  1 – 0  Albania
Kohlert Goal 90+3' Report

7 October 2011
19:00
Austria  0 – 0  Albania
Report
Keine Sorgen Arena, Seitenstetten
Referee: Dawid Piasecki (Poland)

10 October 2011
19:00
Albania  4 – 0  Malta
Arab Goal 38' (o.g.)
Bajraktari Goal 45+2'
F. Hoxha Goal 55'78'
Report
Keine Sorgen Arena, Seitenstetten
Referee: Dawid Piasecki (Poland)

2013 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

In the 2013 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification – Group 7, Albania were hosts of all match groups 7.

Group 7[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Belgium 3 2 0 1 4 4 0 6
 Italy 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2 4
 Belarus 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4
 Albania 3 1 0 2 3 6 −3 3

12 October 2012
18:00
Italy  3 – 0  Albania
Padovan Goal 45+1'90+2'
Belloni Goal 55'
Report

14 October 2012
18:00
Belgium  1 – 3  Albania
Kabasele Goal 79' Report Gavazaj Goal 26'
Kabashi Goal 76' (pen.)
Shehaj Goal 80'
Flamurtari Stadium, Vlorë
Referee: Sándor Szabó (Hungary)

17 October 2012
14:30
Albania  0 – 2  Belarus
Report Belyavski Goal 61' (pen.)
Komarov Goal 76'
Flamurtari Stadium, Vlorë
Referee: Eli Hacmon (Israel)

2014 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 6[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Greece 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 5
 Bulgaria 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 5
 Slovakia 3 0 2 1 5 6 −1 2
 Albania 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 2

12 November 2013
17:00
Greece  1–0  Albania
Popovic Goal 86' Report
Lovech Stadium, Lovech
Referee: Eitan Shemeulevitch (Israel)

14 November 2013
17:00
Albania  1–1  Slovakia
Prendi Goal 90+1' Report Bero Goal 3' (pen.)
Lovech Stadium, Lovech
Referee: Sven Bindels (Luxembourg)

17 November 2013
14:00
Bulgaria  1–1  Albania
Daskalov Goal 61' Report Prendi Goal 75'
Lovech Stadium, Lovech
Referee: Eitan Shemeulevitch (Israel)

2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 7[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Portugal (H) 3 3 0 0 8 3 +5 9 Elite round
2  Denmark 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4 6
3  Wales 3 1 0 2 3 7 −4 3
4  Albania 3 0 0 3 2 7 −5 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.

12 November 2014
12:00
Denmark  1–0  Albania
Corlu Goal 57' Report
Estádio Fernando Cabrita, Lagos
Referee: Bastian Dankert (Germany)

14 November 2014
16:00
Albania  1–4  Portugal
Morina Goal 62' Report Cabral Goal 5'
Sanches Goal 10'
Pereira Goal 15'
Guedes Goal 42'
Municipal Stadium Bela Vista, Parchal
Referee: Sergey Lapochkin (Russia)

17 November 2014
16:00
Wales  2–1  Albania
G. Thomas Goal 24'
J. Thomas Goal 60'
Report Morina Goal 74'
Municipal Stadium Bela Vista, Parchal
Referee: Roy Reinshreiber (Israel)

2016 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 8[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Austria 3 2 1 0 5 0 +5 7 Elite round
2  Georgia (H) 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
3  Albania 3 1 0 2 3 8 −5 3[a]
4  Wales 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 3[a]
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Ranked by head-to-head record (Albania: 3 pts; Wales: 0 pts).

12 November 2015 (2015-11-12)
10:00
Austria  3–0
Awarded
 Albania
Posch Goal 4'
Krainz Goal 90+5'
Report Toli Goal 49'
Mikheil Meskhi Stadium-2, Tbilisi
Referee: Alain Bieri (Switzerland)

The match was completed with a 2–1 scoreline before a 3–0 default victory was awarded to Austria due to Albania fielding an ineligible player.


14 November 2015 (2015-11-14)
11:00
Albania  0–3
Awarded
 Georgia
Report Goshteliani Goal 86'
Mikheil Meskhi Stadium, Tbilisi
Referee: Srdjan Jovanović (Serbia)

The match was completed with a 0–1 scoreline before a 0–3 default victory was awarded to Georgia due to Albania fielding an ineligible player.


17 November 2015 (2015-11-17)
11:00
Wales  2–3  Albania
J. Thomas Goal 34'
G. Thomas Goal 50'
Report Zenuni Goal 10'36'
Krasniqi Goal 42'
Mikheil Meskhi Stadium-2, Tbilisi
Referee: Hugo Miguel (Portugal)

2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 4[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Germany (A) 3 3 0 0 12 2 +10 9 Elite round
2  Republic of Ireland (A) 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 6
3  Albania (H, E) 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 3
4  Gibraltar (E) 3 0 0 3 0 11 −11 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(A) Advance to a further round; (E) Eliminated; (H) Host.

6 October 2016 (2016-10-06)
12:00
Albania  0–1  Republic of Ireland
Report Ronan Goal 43' (pen.)
Selman Stërmasi Stadium, Tirana
Referee: Antti Munukka (Finland)

8 October 2016 (2016-10-08)
14:00
Germany  3–2  Albania
Köhlert Goal 8'
Shipnoski Goal 33'
Baku Goal 45+1'
Report Zeka Goal 78' (pen.)90+2'
Selman Stërmasi Stadium, Tirana
Referee: Sergejus Slyva (Lithuania)

11 October 2016 (2016-10-11)
14:00
Gibraltar  0–1  Albania
Report Zeka Goal 8'
Selman Stërmasi Stadium, Tirana
Referee: Boris Marhefka (Slovakia)

Recent results[edit]

2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Group 12[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Ukraine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Elite round
2  Montenegro 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Norway 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Albania (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 4 October 2017. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.

4 October 2017 (2017-10-04)
Ukraine  v  Albania

7 October 2017 (2017-10-07)
Montenegro  v  Albania

10 October 2017 (2017-10-10)
Albania  v  Norway

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

COACH: Albania Erjon Bogdani

The following players were called up for a gathering in Durrës, Albania in April 2017 where they also gonna play two friendly matches.[1]

Caps and goals as of 11 October 2016

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Pano Qirko (1999-06-26) 26 June 1999 (age 17) 0 0 Albania Flamurtari Vlorë
1GK Arlis Shala (2000-07-26) 26 July 2000 (age 16) 0 0 Albania Teuta Durrës

14 2DF Amer Duka (1999-01-21) 21 January 1999 (age 18) 1 0 Albania Akademia e Futbollit
2DF Enes Isufi (2000-07-14) 14 July 2000 (age 16) 0 0 Albania Vllaznia Shkodër
2DF Igli Doko (1999-01-18) 18 January 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Greece Panathinaikos
2DF Klisman Cake (1999-05-02) 2 May 1999 (age 17) 0 0 Albania KF Tirana
2DF Franci Lala (1999-07-11) 11 July 1999 (age 17) 0 0 Albania Partizani Tirana
2DF Senad Hysenaj (2000-10-17) 17 October 2000 (age 16) 0 0 Albania Vllaznia Shkodër
2DF Kleto Gjura INE (1998-11-30) 30 November 1998 (age 18) 0 0 Italy Alessandria

15 3MF Xhonathan Lajthia (1999-02-01) 1 February 1999 (age 18) 3 0 Albania Teuta Durrës
7 3MF Elvi Berisha (1999-03-02) 2 March 1999 (age 18) 2 0 Albania Tirana
3MF Sokol Ymeraj (1999-03-13) 13 March 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Albania Internacional Tirana
3MF Dean Liço (2000-02-08) 8 February 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Albania Skënderbeu Korçë
3MF Dionis Çikani (1999-03-10) 10 March 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Albania Internacional Tirana
3MF Dorian Zhuri (2000-10-09) 9 October 2000 (age 16) 0 0 France Toulouse
3MF Rimal Haxhiu (1999-03-04) 4 March 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Albania Partizani Tirana
3MF Leonardo Nallbani (1999-06-17) 17 June 1999 (age 17) 0 0 France Nancy
3MF Jon Mersinaj (1999-02-08) 8 February 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Albania Shkëndija Tiranë

4FW Ronaldo Zenuni (1999-03-01) 1 March 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Albania Tirana
4FW Kejdi Balla (1999-07-30) 30 July 1999 (age 17) 0 0 Albania Akademia e Futbollit
4FW Endi Pistolja (1999-07-22) 22 July 1999 (age 17) 0 0 Albania Teuta Durrës
  • INE = Ineligible to play for under-19 side as overaged.

Recent call-ups[edit]

Following are listed players called up in the previous 12 months that are still eligible to represent Under 19 team.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Marco Alia (2000-04-26) 26 April 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Italy Lazio v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
GK Ferat Jusufi (1999-02-03) 3 February 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Italy Avellino v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
GK Gentian Selmani (1998-03-09) 9 March 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Albania Laçi 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
GK Mario Dajsinani (1998-12-23) 23 December 1998 (age 18) 1 0 Albania Partizani Tirana 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
DF Rezart Rama (2000-12-04) 4 December 2000 (age 16) 0 0 Greece Olympiacos v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
DF Stefan Abara (1999-08-04) 4 August 1999 (age 17) 0 0 Greece Olympiacos v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
DF Franz Pjetri (2000-04-21) 21 April 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Italy Udinese v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
DF Kristian Bushaj (1999-04-06) 6 April 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Greece Panionios v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
DF Sehadin Arapi (1999-01-03) 3 January 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Italy Olimpia Colligiana v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
DF Kevin Deda (1999-06-23) 23 June 1999 (age 17) 0 0 Italy Ancona v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
DF Elis Doksani (1998-07-05) 5 July 1998 (age 18) 5 0 Albania Partizani Tirana 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
DF Leonardo Maloku (1998-05-18) 18 May 1998 (age 18) 3 0 Italy Pescara 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
DF Ymer Shaba (1998-07-21) 21 July 1998 (age 18) 3 0 Albania Dinamo Tirana 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
DF Anio Poçi (1999-03-13) 13 March 1999 (age 18) 3 0 Greece Aris Thessaloniki 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
DF Granuel Lika (1998-05-08) 8 May 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Albania Teuta Durrës 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
DF Rei Nuriu (1998-10-16) 16 October 1998 (age 18) 0 0 Albania Tirana 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016 PRE
DF Ervin Ngjeli 0 0 United States New York Red Bulls 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016 PRE
MF Sadik Cela (1999-03-31) 31 March 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Greece PAOK v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
MF Shaban Gashi (1999-03-18) 18 March 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Italy Torino v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
MF Armand Rada (1999-01-10) 10 January 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Italy Internazionale v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
MF Alessio Hysaj (1999-12-01) 1 December 1999 (age 17) 0 0 Italy Mattera v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
MF Kristian Koçi (2000-01-01) 1 January 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Italy Torino v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
MF Xheme Sufaj (2000-06-15) 15 June 2000 (age 16) 0 0 Germany SSV Ulm 1846 v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
MF Aristidi Kolaj (1999-04-09) 9 April 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Italy Como v.  China PR, 20 November 2016
MF Glejdis Ndraxhi (1998-05-08) 8 May 1998 (age 18) 5 0 Albania Teuta Durrës 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
MF Agim Zeka (1998-09-06) 6 September 1998 (age 18) 3 3 France Lille 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
MF Romario Hajrulla (1998-12-01) 1 December 1998 (age 18) 3 0 Germany Inter Leipzig 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
MF Kleandro Lleshi (1999-10-09) 9 October 1999 (age 17) 3 0 Portugal Os Belenenses 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
MF Sherif Kallaku (1998-03-01) 1 March 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Italy Cremonese 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
MF Danjel Popa (1998-03-12) 12 March 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Greece Panionios 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
MF Kristi Kote (1998-09-26) 26 September 1998 (age 18) 1 0 Albania Skënderbeu Korçë 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
MF Arbri Beqaj (1998-09-29) 29 September 1998 (age 18) 0 0 Albania Flamurtari Vlorë 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016 PRE
MF Emir Sahiti (1998-11-29) 29 November 1998 (age 18) 0 0 Republic of Macedonia Rabotnički 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016 PRE
FW Ismet Sinani (1999-05-31) 31 May 1999 (age 17) 0 0 Italy Milan v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
FW Progon Maloku (2000-01-27) 27 January 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Germany Bayern Munich v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
FW Michelangelo Metolli (1999-12-01) 1 December 1999 (age 17) 0 0 Italy Arezzo v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
FW Isuf Myrteza (1999-01-01) 1 January 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Italy Cremonese v.  Romania, 3 March 2017
FW Marko Çema (1998-01-16) 16 January 1998 (age 19) 5 0 Albania Internacional Tirana 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016
FW Grent Halili (1998-05-24) 24 May 1998 (age 18) 0 0 Albania Tirana 2017 UEFA Euro U-19 Q., 11 October 2016 PRE
  • PRE = Preliminary squad.

Coaching staff[edit]

Current coaching staff:[2]

Position Name
Head Coach Albania Erjon Bogdani
Assistant Coach Albania Sulejman Demollari
Goalkeeping Coach Albania Artur Lekbello
Physiotherapists Albania Indrit Shkrela

Competitive Record[edit]

Before 2002, the event was classified as a U-18 tournament.

UEFA European Under-19 Championship[edit]

UEFA European Under-19 Championship record UEFA European Under-19 Championship Qualification/Elite record
Year Round Pld W D * L GF GA Position Pld W D * L GF GA
Norway 2002 Did Not Qualify Qualifying round 3/4 3 0 1 2 2 14
Liechtenstein 2003 First qualifying round 4/4 3 0 0 3 1 16
Switzerland 2004 First qualifying round 3/4 3 0 1 2 1 3
Northern Ireland 2005 Elite qualification round 4/4 6 2 1 3 7 17
England 2006 Qualification round 4/4 3 0 0 3 2 8
Austria 2007 Qualification round 3/4 3 2 0 1 5 4
Czech Republic 2008 Elite qualification round 4/4 6 1 2 3 4 9
Ukraine 2009 Qualification round 4/4 3 0 0 3 1 10
France 2010 Qualification round 3/4 3 1 0 2 4 8
Romania 2011 Qualification round 4/4 3 0 1 2 1 8
Estonia 2012 Qualification round 3/4 3 1 1 1 4 1
Lithuania 2013 Qualification round 4/4 3 1 0 2 3 6
Hungary 2014 Qualification round 4/4 3 0 2 1 2 3
Greece 2015 Qualification round 4/4 3 0 0 3 2 7
Germany 2016 Qualification round 3/4 3 1 0 2 3 8
Georgia (country) 2017 Qualification round 3/4 3 1 0 2 3 4
Finland 2018 To Be Determined
Total: 0/15 Best: – 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 54 10 9 35 45 126

*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]