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Kosovo is prepared: "The plan is to return with three points from Israel" - voila! sport

2023-03-21T05:09:03.868Z


The first opponent in the qualifiers wants to start on the right foot, midfielder Bituzzi: "It is possible to qualify for the Euros". Goalkeeper Oikani: "Israel is a dangerous opponent"


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Like the Israeli national team, Kosovo also feels that the current qualifying campaign is a golden opportunity for them to get the ticket to the Euro tournament for the first time ever.



Despite being the last company to join UEFA (in 2016), Kosovo has a squad with quite a few players in senior leagues and hopes to get points already in the opening game in Bloomfield against the Israel national team on Saturday night ( 8:00 p.m.

).

by Olympiakos, said before the game: "There is a good group of players here and we all believe that if we are at our best, we can qualify for the Euros.

The game in Israel will be very difficult, but we also have good players and the goal is to return from there with the three points.

This is our plan."

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Samir Ouikani (Photo: GettyImages, Fran Santiago)

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The 26-year-old Bituzzi was born in Belgium and played for Norway's youth teams, before being called up to Kosovo's senior team in 2020.

He scored his debut goal in a 2:3 against Northern Ireland about nine months ago and he wants to make an impact in this campaign as well: "I'm in good shape and so are other players here who are experiencing good times in their teams. I hope we can continue like this, we will have the support of our audience and get the All points".



Goalkeeper Samir Oikani added: "We started the preparations for the first two games and the desire is to start the campaign on the right foot. Our goal is to believe in the possibility of reaching the Euros, although it is very difficult because we have a complicated home. We give a lot of respect to our opponents and every game will be like a final , when in our home games we will be even stronger thanks to our crowd. Israel is a dangerous opponent and it will be difficult, but we can meet the goals."

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