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Albania to line up without Barić

Published: Monday 12 November 2007, 17.43CET
Edmond Kapllani and Lorik Cana are back in the Albania squad after suspensions with coach Otto Barić the most notable absentee for their final qualifiers.
by Fatjon Pandovski
 
Published: Monday 12 November 2007, 17.43CET

Albania to line up without Barić

Edmond Kapllani and Lorik Cana are back in the Albania squad after suspensions with coach Otto Barić the most notable absentee for their final qualifiers.

Edmond Kapllani and Lorik Cana are back in the Albania squad after serving suspensions with coach Otto Barić the most notable absentee for their final qualifiers against Belarus and Romania.

Coach suspended
Forward Kapllani and midfielder Cana should line up for the game against Belarus in Tirana on 17 November and the meeting with Romania in Bucharest four days later, but coach Barić will watch both games from the stands as he serves the first two games of a three-match ban imposed for insulting match officials. Elsewhere, Ilion Lika has come in to provide cover for goalkeeper Arjan Beqaj, who is suspended for the Belarus game, while KF Tirana captain Devis Mukaj misses out after undergoing knee surgery ten days ago.

Albania squad
Goalkeepers:
Arian Beqaj (Anorthosis Famagusta FC), Isli Hidi (FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih), Ilion Lika (KS Elbasani).

Defenders: Debatik Curri (FC Vorskla Poltava), Armend Dallku (FC Vorskla Poltava), Nevil Dede (KF Tirana), Kristi Vangjeli (Aris Thessaloniki FC), Blerim Rrustemi (AC Horsens), Andi Lila (KS Besa).

Midfielders: Ervin Bulku (FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih), Altin Haxhi (Ergotelis FC), Klodian Duro (KF Tirana), Jahmir Hyka (KF Tirana), Elis Bakaj (FK Partizani), Altin Lala (Hannover 96), Ervin Skela (FC Energie Cottbus), Lorik Cana (Olympique de Marseille).

Forwards: Alban Bushi (Apollon Kalamarias FC), Edmond Kapllani (Karlsruher SC), Hamdi Salihi (SV Ried), Erjon Bogdani (AS Livorno Calcio).

 
Last updated: 30/01/12 4.35CET

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