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Last year they enjoyed the historic victory in the League of Nations, now the Kosovo national team added the first game of 3 points to qualify for the European Football Championship.
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At the Vasil Levski Stadium in Sofia, the Kosovians were a better team than the Bulgarians in the 90 minutes but only decided on the third minute next time.
The head of the Norwegian team's legionary Odds BK Elbasana Rashani finished behind the Bulgarian goalkeeper Nikolai Mihajlov. It was a well-deserved triumph of visitors who fired 5-3 on goal attempts and 20-5 overall.
"Finally, we also won the qualifying match. I believe we will continue the trend" said Kosovo captain Amir Rrahmani, citing koha.net. "I am very pleased with the approach of the players. They played well both in defense and in attack, and in particular they fought to the end. liked to declare Swiss; coach of Kosovo Bernard Challandes.
Kosovo celebrated 10 years of independence from Serbia last year but has been acting alone for three years at UEFA and FIFA. Local media highlight the contrast that the Kosovians have won only 1 point in 10 games in all qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup. Now they have 5 points in the ME 2020 qualifiers and only one point behind the leaders of group A by the English and Czechs. The increase in the quality of Kosovo football is also documented by the fact that they are currently pulling a series of 14 games without loss.
Approximately two thousand supporters of Kosovo went to Sofia for strong support during the match. While on Saturday, players had to hear the "Death to the Albanians" derogatory, the situation was set to calm down during the match. Inform Prishtina Insight on their website.
Despite the fact that the guests of the basic line-up Arber Zeneli, Valon Berisha, Hekuran Kryeziu and Herolind Shala were missing in the formation, they achieved a historic victory. "We were very supportive of the fans, which helped us a lot. We could win the two previous matches (tie with Bulgaria 1: 1 and Montenegro 1: 1 – note"). ), but we managed to make the third " added the captain of the Kosovo representation, Rrahmani.