FK Tirana Chief Halili Hails Egbo After Title Win

July 20, 2020
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FK Tirana president Refit Halili has heaped plaudits on Ndubuisi Egbo after the Nigerian gaffer guided the club to their 27th league title win on Sunday, reports Completesports.com.

The former Super Eagles goalkeeper made history as the first Nigerian manager to win a silverware with an European club.

Tirana were confirmed champions of the 2019/20 Albania SuperLiga season after second-place Kukesi lost 1-0 to Vllaznia on Sunday.

The result means Tirana currently on 69 points, are now seven points ahead of Kukesi with two games left to play.

The club will also compete in the UEFA Champions League next season.

Read Also: Egbo Makes History As KF Tirana Clinch Albanian League Title, Qualify For Champions League 

“Egbo is the first foreign coach to receive the title of champion of Tirana. He has made an extra contribution. I take this opportunity to thank Kosta and Khafa as well as the directors, spokesman, the director of the stadium,”Halili told a news conference on Monday.

”Special support has been given to us by the fans, which has been a precious asset.

“We will sit down with Egbo to talk about what we will do for Champions League. If we agree, we will continue, if not we will continue with another coach.”

Egbo, who worked as Tirana’s goalkeeping coach for five years was appointed manager of the club in December 2019.

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