Panucci 'Closes the National Team Door' to Agolli
Albanian Daily News
Published March 19, 2018
The Albanian National Team coach, Christian Panucci made a stunning declaration in relation to Ansi Agolli's future as team leader in a press conference on Monday.
"Agolli will celebrate his 38th birthday next October, a month that coincides with the official opening of eliminating rounds for Euro 2020. That's why we are already considering the possible substitutes. I have spoken to Agolli about this issue. He knows that I would invite him to join the team's ranks if needed," said Panucci, implying that Agolli will no longer have much room in the future.
Referring to the new team leader he said that Agolli's replacement will be the one with the highest number of matches.
Meantime, speaking about Kristal Abazaj and Enis Gavazaj first inclusion in his group of players Panucci defined this as a sort of reward for their excellent performances in the Albanian championship.