MALTA 0-2 ALBANIA
Elezaj 12, Nuredini 82.
The Malta U-19’s launched their double-header against Albania with a 2-0 defeat at the Gozo Stadium.
Led by Toze Mendes, the Maltese selection is preparing for this summer’s home European Championships which will be held in July.
Albania, whose squad was composed by players on books of Milan, Udinese, Panathinaikos, QPR, Brescia and Genoa, scored a goal in each half to secure the victory.
Luca Camilleri, Braden Flannery (Ivin Farrugia 63), Jake Micallef, Jake Vassallo, Zven Xerri, Benjamin Hili, Lucas Scicluna (Lucas Caruana 70), Andrew Borg, Tristan Viviani (Bjorn Buhagiar 83), Brooklyn Borg (Nathan Cross 63), Alfie Bridgman (Kian Leonardi 70)
Coach: Toze Mendes.
Tomas Kiri, Lindon Ajeti (Orgito Ruci 46), Elton Fakaj, Ervin Bashi, Ardit Nuredini (Ermal Meta 86), Arlind Kurti, Erald Krasniqi (Franc Rabeta 86), Gent Elezaj (Andi Gjoka 86), Smail Kadrijaj (Adijat Seferi 73), Lorent Talla (Ersi Zaganjori 63), Skerdi Xhixho (Samuele Kasa 63).
Coach: Armando Cungu.
Referee: Joseph Scerri.
World Cup News
Football/ 3 weeks ago
World Cup 2026 teams to be based in ‘clusters’: Infantino
Teams at the expanded 2026 World Cup in the United States, Canada and Mexico...
Football/ 1 month ago
Qatar spends big to beat post-World Cup blues
Months after hundreds of thousands of football fans packed into its hotels and stadiums,...
Football/ 2 months ago
US, Mexico to jointly bid for 2027 Women’s World Cup
The United States and Mexico will bid to co-host the 2027 Women’s World Cup,...
Football/ 3 months ago
Morocco says joining Spain-Portugal 2030 World Cup bid
King Mohammed VI of Morocco announced on Tuesday that his country had joined the...