Albania U-17 Football Squad Prepares for Friendlies Against Montenegro U-17

 The Albanian U-17 national football team is gearing up for a series of friendly matches against Montenegro U-17. The Communication Department at the Albanian Football Federation (FSHF) has announced the successful negotiation with the Football Federation of Montenegro, scheduling the two encounters for May 22nd and 24th. The initial clash is slated for May 22nd in Podgorica at 17:45 local time, while the return leg will unfold at the "Loro Boriçi" Stadium on May 24th at 20:30.

Two of the Albanian U-17 players and one Slovenian in an official match against Slovenia,  Jun 23, 2021
 Two of the Albanian U-17 players and one Slovenian in an official match against Slovenia,  Jun 23, 2021, Tirana (archive)
These matches serve as pivotal components of the team's preparation for the forthcoming UEFA European U-17 Championship qualifiers, with aspirations set high for a formidable showing in the tournament, set to take place in "Albania 2025."

In a recent friendly fixture, the Albanian U-17 national team triumphed over Slovenia U-17 with a scoreline of 2-1 in Ajdovščina, Slovenia, on April 18th. Guided by coach Bledi Shkëmbi, the young talents showcased their skills on the pitch, setting a promising tone for the upcoming challenges.

The upcoming friendlies against Montenegro U-17 are critical opportunities to closely observe and assess the players. The coaching staff aims to gauge the team's strengths and areas for improvement as they intensify their preparations for the qualifiers. With all eyes set on the first qualifying round for the UEFA European U-17 Championship, the coaching staff leaves no stone unturned in their pursuit of readiness.

In a recent draw held at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, the Albanian U-17 team was positioned in Group 3 alongside the Netherlands, Croatia, and the Faroe Islands. Notably, Albania U-17 has automatically secured qualification for the European U-17 Championship finals, as the prestigious event is set to be hosted by the Albanian Football Federation in collaboration with UEFA on home soil.
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