8/9/2020
Our rival – KF Tirana

Today drawing of UEFA Champions League 2020/2021 season first qualifying stage was held in Nyon, Switzerland. In the one match round FC Dinamo Tbilisi will compete with KF Tirana. The match will be held on August 18 or 19 in Tbilisi at Dinamo Arena.

KF Tirana, champion of Albania, was established a century ago and is the most titled team in the country. Blue and white are main colors of the club and it plays home matches at Selman Stermasi stadium with the capacity of 12 500 spectators.

KF Tirana has won Albanian championship for 25 times. It became owner of Albanian Cup for 16 times and won Super Cup for 11 times. This year our rival became champion after 11 years pause. It had 4 points more than FK Kukesi. The best forward of the team is English player Michael Ngoo with 13 goals scored. There are many foreign footballers in the team. Argentinian Agustin Torassa and Brazilian Elton Cale are wingers. Young Albanian forward Ernest Muci is also worth mentioning. 47 years old Nigerian football specialist Emmanuel Egbo is the head coach of the team.

FC Dinamo Tbilisi and KF Tirana competed in 2003/2004 season. Our team competed with it on July 16 in Champions League first round and won with the score 3:0. Levan Melkadze, Giorgi Anchabadze and Vitali Daraselia scored. Albanian team won the second leg match 3-0. Finally penalty series finished with the score 4:2 in favor of Tirana.

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