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FK Tirana Chief Halili Hails Egbo After Title Win

FK Tirana Chief Halili Hails  Egbo After Title Win

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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  • OYEDELE Josiah AYOTUNDE 4 years ago

    I don’t understand?…

    “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.”

    Is HALILI planing to sack Egbo after delivering their 27th title?

    • Chairmanfemi 4 years ago

      Just to tell you those wh*tes are sometimes mad!

      Imagine someone won you a League title. Qualified you for Champions League qualification and he’s saying if he disagrees, we’ll continue with another Coach.

      I was even thinking he meant they will discuss with Egbo if they’ll hit the market for players to boost there Champions League hopes not until I read the last line. I’ve read racist reports in Albania. Am starting to see its very real there. Just imagine.

    • Obidee 4 years ago

      This is what i said earlier bfor after winning they will now know that he is not good for Champions League.Club President is already planned to get other coach bcos Ndu Egbo is a black coach.Tell me can he say such if he were a white coach? Negligence is the problem we have with this so call white people. Imagine ordinary Albania

  • Ndubuisi my fellow Aba boy am hapy and proumd of you. I remember the day i came to enugu from aba to see my brother samuel he was your team mate in nitel vasco you (ndubuisi) paid for my food and gave me goalkepers jersey that was 1994 i cant forget you. I wish to see you again. I saw you last when you came to aba with nepa fc lagos to play against enyimba that was 1995. GOD will continue to bless you.

    • Oakfield 4 years ago

      Lol….if he had failed, you wouldn’t have had the audacity to come here and start boasting that he’s your fellow aba boy and that he paid for your food. You for kukuma say that he paid for the piss wey u piss for toilet that very day too,to drive home your point..lol. Success has many relatives but failure is an orphan.

  • Albania is not western europe. And it is not middle east.Wat he ment was that they are going to ask him to be assistant coach or go back to his former position with increased salary . .and finally get a new coach. . Take diz to the market .it will sell. .

  • “we will sit down with Egbo to talk about what we will do for the champions league,if we agree we will conthnue,if not we will continue with another coach”

    i accused my brain for mis-interpritation when i first read that particular part of the report, but after reading it 5 more times i now blame the Tirana president for speaking to the media despite knowing that his brain has started leaking oil.
    Lollz,hw can a human being in his right senses think of ending his association with a coach that took charge when Tirana was heading toward the south pole (with a scarttered dressing room),but the coach (Egbo) put every thing in order in a blink of an eye and started firing them to the top and now enventually wining the tittle and you are thinking of sacking him? Not even an animal will think of that talkless of doing it.

    Anyways I will be praying for this man to be healed from his BRAIN LEAKAGE soon, that he would come out and tell us he didn’t mean these words.

    • Oakfield 4 years ago

      My brother, u need not be shocked and surprised at that kinda person and his absurd/barbaric way of reasoning, we have them plenty here in our backyard (nff). This is a true reflection of what happened (ref: Rohr) and what is happening at home here in the nff. We had the same scenario playing out before our very eyes here not too long ago. mr rohr took a team that was rejected like a cursed child up from the rubbles, dusted him and started nurturing him. Immediately the child matured and looked as if he was on the right trajectory to stardom,they immediately felt someone else could do better and started their evil schemes. Many,including people who had no biz whatsoever with coaching started making advances towards the team. Now we can clearly see how bad,evil and wicked such moves were at the time. One of our own is suffering the same faith as rohr did and we can clearly see that evil is evil no matter how it’s being presented or packaged. But as usual, good must overcome evil at the end of the day.

      • GLORY 4 years ago

        Oh man dem @ Oakfield, you nailed it here wella. I just read the nonsense talk from the club chief, come dey run come down to use some comments hit am hard, naim I branch your thread. As I finish reading your comment, o boy e come be like say the bow n arrow wey I wan use shoot that crazy talking chief come heavy pass olumo rock for my hand. Good point brother man.

  • Abeg make we rest small about this “racist” issue. If na racism dem for no employ am as goalkeeper coach for 5 years, neither dem go carry the team give am last december. Make una no get me wrong, some of these people dey stupid and ignorant because I know dem wella but everything no be race matter. So many things dey happen for football clubs wey ordinary fans no know o. Zidane comot for Madrid after him win a third consecutive champions league,we fans be no know why. Make I propose one scenario. Egbo was drafted in December probably to assist on an interim basis, now he has a negotiating power because of his success and definitely many suitors. Maybe that’s the reason why the president is talking about negotiation and please remember my people dat all these small small clubs are just feeder teams to the big clubs. What if the club wants to cash in on the best players in the team, will Egbo agree? I rest my case.

  • Francesco A 4 years ago

    Suprisingly Egbo contract is expiring soon, in a month or so.. The chairman must have had this stupid motive long ago..
    Egbo should get a good agent to do his bidding for him..

  • Goalkeeper trainer 5yrs . manager December 2019. Prepared team for Egbo so let him calm down

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