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Club President Applauds Egbo Over Club’s 27th League Title

Emmnauel Adigwe

Refit Halili, the president of Albanian club, FK Tirana, has praised Nigerian gaffer, Ndubuisi Egbo, after he guided the team to win their 27th league title last Sunday.

It will be recalled that Egbo, Nigerian former Super Eagles goalkeeper made history as he became the first African to win a silverware with an European side.

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

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

“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.

He added: “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.”

Gazelle.com reports that Egbo worked as Tirana’s goalkeeping coach for five years. He was appointed manager of the club in December 2019.

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