Panucci Publishes Albania's Line-Up Ahead of Match with Turkey
Albanian Daily News
Published November 3, 2017
The Albanian National Team coach, Christian Panucci unveiled on Friday the list of players that will gathered for a friendly match against Turkey on November 13. Some 25 players have been gathered by coach Panucci at the eve of this friendly match that will be played in Antalya. AEK’s player Astrit Ajdarevic and Ylber Ramadani that currently plays in Denmark with Velje, have been invited for the first time by coach Panucci to join the Albania’s team. As rumored the name of Scanderbeg’s midfielder Sabien Lilaj is also among those gathered for this friendly match.
The Albanian National Team will gather next Monday in Antalya and will prepare during a 6-days period of time for this friendly match that is expected to be used as test for new schemes which might be needed in future matches.
The list of players gathered by coach Panucci is presented below:
Goalkeepers: Etrit Berisha (Atalanta), Thomas Strakosha (Lazio), Alban Hoxha (Partizani)
Defensors: Elseid Hysaj (Naples), Ivan Balliu (Metz), Arlind Ajeti (Crotone), Mërgim Mavraj (Hamburg), Frederic Veseli (Empoli), Berat Gjimshiti (Benevento), Ermir Lenjani (Sion) and Naser Aliji who currently is not part of a specific team.
Midfielders: Migjen Basha (Bari), Amir Abrashi (Freiburg), Ylber Ramadani (Velje), Sabien Lilaj (Skënderbeu), Taulant Xhaka (Basel), Andi Lila (Pas Janina), Astrit Ajdareviç (AEK Athinë), Odise Roshi (Akhmat Grozny), Ledian Memushaj (Benevento).
Strikers: Armando Sadiku (Legia Warsaw), Eros Grezda (Osijek), Valon Ahmedi (Maribor), Liridon Latifi (Puskás Akadémia), Azdren Llullaku (Tobol).