Albania national futsal team

The Albanian national futsal team represents Albania in international futsal competitions and is controlled by the Albanian Football Association. The team debuted in the 2005 UEFA Futsal Championship qualifiers. They won the first match 8–6 against England, and then they drew to Cyprus, but failed to qualify because of goal difference. In the 2007 UEFA Futsal Championship qualifiers, Albania made a bad performance by losing all of its matches and finishing last in its group. In the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifiers, Albania was drawn against Slovenia, Greece, and Malta. They ended up in second place winning two matches and losing only one. In the end, Slovenia topped the group and advanced to the two-legged play-offs.

Albania

Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Kuq e Zinjtë (The Red and Blacks)
Shqiponjat (The Eagles)
Association Federata Shqiptare e Futbollit (FSHF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Erind Resuli
Captain Roald Halimi
Most caps Roald Halimi (20)
Top scorer Roald Halimi (11)
FIFA code ALB
FIFA ranking 65 0 (12 May 2020)[1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
Albania 4 – 13 Greece
(Braga, Portugal; 7 November 2003)
Biggest win
San Marino 0 – 11 Albania
(Ciorescu, Moldova; 17 January 2015)
Biggest defeat
Portugal 18 – 6 Albania
(Braga, Portugal; 8 November 2003)
World Cup
Appearances 0
European Championship
Appearances 0

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FIFA Futsal World Cup record Qualification record
Year Round

Pos

Pld W D L GF GA Squad Year Pos Pld W D L GF GA
2004 Did not qualify 2004[lower-alpha 1] 3rd 2 0 0 2 10 31
2008 Did not qualify 2008[lower-alpha 2] 2nd 3 2 0 1 9 9
2012 Did not qualify 2012[lower-alpha 3] 2nd 3 1 1 1 7 8
2016 Did not qualify 2016[lower-alpha 4] 2nd 3 2 0 1 11 6
2020 Did not qualify 2020[lower-alpha 5] [lower-alpha 6] 6 2 1 3 17 16
Total 0/5 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 5/5 17 7 2 8 54 70
Notes
  1. Participated in Group 6 of the European Qualifying Tournament
  2. Participated in Group 7 of the European Qualifying First Round
  3. Participated in Group D of the European Preliminary Round
  4. Participated in Group C of the European Preliminary Round
  5. Participated in Group C of the European Preliminary Round, finishing 2nd and qualifying for the Main Round
  6. Participated in Group 5 of the European Main Round, finishing 4th

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