Armando Sadiku

Albania

Albania’s day in the sun thoroughly deserved

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This was a long time coming. Almost 70 years after playing their first international fixture in Tirana against Yugoslavia in the wake of World War II, Albania finally scored its first goal and a victory in a major tournament.

While the world focused on a forgettable 0-0 draw between Switzerland and France on the final day of Group A play at Euro 2016, the competition's ultimate footballing minnows rode a late first half goal from Armando Sadiku of FC Zurich to a thrilling, heartwarming 1-0 win over Romania.

Albania’s day in the sun thoroughly deserved

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This was a long time coming. Almost 70 years after playing their first international fixture in Tirana against Yugoslavia in the wake of World War II, Albania finally scored its first goal and a victory in a major tournament.

While the world focused on a forgettable 0-0 draw between Switzerland and France on the final day of Group A play at Euro 2016, the competition's ultimate footballing minnows rode a late first half goal from Armando Sadiku of FC Zurich to a thrilling, heartwarming 1-0 win over Romania.

Joy in Albania at historic win

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Tirana (AFP) Thousands of Albanians celebrated wildly in the streets of the capital Tiranaon Sunday after the national football team secured its first ever victory in a major international finals.

Car horns blared and red flags stamped with the black eagle of Albania flew while flares lit up the night sky.

Joy in Albania at historic win

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Tirana (AFP) Thousands of Albanians celebrated wildly in the streets of the capital Tiranaon Sunday after the national football team secured its first ever victory in a major international finals.

Car horns blared and red flags stamped with the black eagle of Albania flew while flares lit up the night sky.

Albania face wait after historic win over Romania

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Lyon (AFP) Armando Sadiku scored Albania's first goal at a major tournament in a historic 1-0 win over Romania on Sunday to keep alive their slender hopes of progressing to the Euro 2016 knockout phase.

Sadiku headed home the game's only goal after 43 minutes in Lyon to leave debutants Albania facing an anxious wait to see if they qualify from Group A as one of the four best third-placed teams.

Albania face wait after historic win over Romania

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Lyon (AFP) Armando Sadiku scored Albania's first goal at a major tournament in a historic 1-0 win over Romania on Sunday to keep alive their slender hopes of progressing to the Euro 2016 knockout phase.

Sadiku headed home the game's only goal after 43 minutes in Lyon to leave debutants Albania facing an anxious wait to see if they qualify from Group A as one of the four best third-placed teams.