Kosovo National Team

Kosovo national team“The United States has today (Monday) formally recognized Kosovo as a sovereign and independent state. We congratulate the people of Kosovo on this historic occasion,” U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said — words Kosovo’s 2 million Albanians had long dreamed of hearing.

Washington led NATO allies to military intervention against Serbia over its treatment of the Albanians in the 1998-99 guerrilla uprising. Kosovo is the seventh nation to be created from the former Yugoslavia which was created following WWI.

Kosovo already has a men’s national team, although it is not recognized by FIFA. It has been in existence since 1993, playing friendlies. Follow the link for more background.

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  1. The head coach for Kosovo formerly played for the New York Cosmos. He coached the KC Cosmos youth teams in Kansas City for several years.

    There’s a local connection…

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