Tirana has won the National Cup for the category U-19, in the final against Shenkolli, played this evening at Air Albania Stadium. The team led by coach Devolli triumphed with the result 3-2, winning for the first time in history, the National Cup for U-19.
The first half of the match was even for both teams, with a slight domination of Shenkolli that took initiative and hit the goal of Tirana. The first half of the match ended with a scoreless draw 0-0. The second half starts with a territorial domination of the team of Devolli, which has gained territory but to no danger to the opponent’s goal. It’s the 60th minute for the first goal of the match. It’s the own goal of Uku, that deflects the ball to his goal and Tirana is ahead. Eight minutes later will come the second goal with Elezi. Tirana continues its domination and in the 70th minute gets a penalty that was received by Simoni. Goalkeeper Simoni is in a good day, and saves again its goal. Shenkolli tries to react and scores in the 88th minute from a great shot of Marku. Only one minute lasted the result 2-1, with Tirana scoring the third goal with captain Stafa, making up for the mistake of the penalty. Shenkolli scores its second goal in the 94th minute with Sindrit Hoxha. Everything is concluded 3-2 in favor of Tirana.
The trophy and the medals for the winning team were handed out by the member of the Executive Committee of AFA, Abdyl Kuriu.
Tirana: Kodra; Cici; Malo; Musai; Abazaj; Gjumsi (Nurja); Cejku (Koni); Hasaj (Elezi); Avdiu (Tafa); Bashaj (Sefa); Stafa (C)
Shënkolli: Simoni; Hoxha; Pica; Mataliaj; Marku; Kalthi (Martinaj); Marku (C); Ndoj; Daija (Bisha); Djala; Uku (Kolindreu).