Futsal Klub Tirana
Full nameFutsal Klub Tirana
Nickname(s)Legjenda Bardh e Blu, Tirona, Bardheblutë
Founded2002
GroundTirana, Albania
ChairmanRefik Halili
ManagerArtur Angoni
LeagueAlbanian Futsal Championship

Futsal Klub Tirana or short FK Tirana (English: Futsal Club Tirana) are the most successful Albanian futsal club. In their short existence they have already won 13 major domestic trophies; 11 championships of the Albanian Futsal Championship and twice Cup winners. In international level they also hold one trophy of the Nationwide Futsal Cup.[1]

This is the futsal wing of SK Tirana Multisport Club.

FK Tirana have also participated in UEFA Futsal Cup (now UEFA Futsal Champions League) 12 times, most of any other Albanian futsal club. Few of these participations have been successful, such those of seasons 2004-05, 2006–07, 2018–19 and 2022-23 when they achieved important victories and were excluded from Main Round only due to a single lost match.[2]

Domestic achievements

Albanian Futsal Championship Champions - 11 (2003–04, 2005–06, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2020–21, 2021–22, 2022–23)[3][4]

Albanian Futsal Cup Winners - 2 (2012, 2023[5])

International

Nationwide Futsal Cup Winners - 1 (2010)

European Results

Appearances: 12

Season Competition Round Country Opponent Result Venue Qualified
2004–05 UEFA Futsal Cup Preliminary Round England Sheffield Hallam 6–4 EIS, Sheffield
2nd place
Bulgaria MAG Varna 3–3
First Qualifying Round Russia Dinamo Moskva 2–23 AWF, Kraków
4th place
Poland Baustal Krakow 3–6
Georgia (country) Iberia Tbilisi 5–7
2006–07 UEFA Futsal Cup Preliminary Round Sweden Skövde AIK 5–8 Arena Mladost, Sofia
2nd place
Malta Hibernians FC 7–3
Bulgaria Mladost Sofia 10–9
2008–09 UEFA Futsal Cup Preliminary Round Denmark Albertslund IF 2–2 S.Darius & S.Girenas Sport Center,
Kaunas

3rd place
Moldova Dinamo Chisinau 4–9
Lithuania Nautara Kaunas 4–6
2009–10 UEFA Futsal Cup Preliminary Round Malta White Eagles 4–3 S.Darius & S.Girenas Sport Center,
Kaunas

2nd place
Andorra Madriu 4–2
Lithuania Nautara Kaunas 3–4
2010-11 UEFA Futsal Cup Preliminary Round Finland Ilves FS 1–3 Cottonera Sports Complex,
Cospicua

4th place
Denmark Futsal BGA 4–5
Malta ZC Excess 2–4
2016–17 UEFA Futsal Cup Preliminary Round Slovenia Brezje Maribor 2–4 Tabor Hall, Maribor
4th place
Poland Zduńska Wola 3–8
Luxembourg FC Munsbach 1–5
2018–19 UEFA Futsal Champions League Preliminary Round Germany Hohenstein-Ernstthal 2-4 HOT-Sportzentrum,
Hohenstein-Ernstthal

3rd place
Greece Doukas 1-1
Northern Ireland Belfast United 5-4
2019–20 UEFA Futsal Champions League Preliminary Round Finland Kampuksen Dynamo 0-1 Kalev Sports Hall, Tallinn
4th place
Estonia SMS Viimsi 2-7
France Toulon Élite 3-9
2020–21 UEFA Futsal Champions League Preliminary Round Kosovo Prishtina 0-3 Palace of Youth and Sports, Pristina
2021–22 UEFA Futsal Champions League Preliminary Round Luxembourg Differdange 03 4-2 Tirana Olympic Park, Tirana
3rd place
Norway Utleira 2-4
Hungary Haladas 2-3
2022–23 UEFA Futsal Champions League Preliminary Round Cyprus APOEL Futsal 5-2 Tirana Olympic Park, Tirana
2nd place
Northern Ireland Belfast United 15-0
Luxembourg Differdange03 3-4
2023–24 UEFA Futsal Champions League Preliminary Round Northern Ireland Sparta Belfast 7-3 Tirana Olympic Park, Tirana
2nd place
Bosnia and Herzegovina KMF Radnik Bijeljina 2-7

Overall results

Overall PPs GP W D L GF GA GD PTs
Total 12 35 10 3 22 128 173 -45 33

Current squad

The following players played the 2021–22 UEFA Futsal Champions League.[6]

# Position Name Nationality
1 Goalkeeper Klodian Rrapi Albania
2 Defender Miland Prendi Albania
3 Winger Malush Qerimi Kosovo
4 Winger Klevis Malaj Albania
5 Pivot Halim Selmanaj Albania
6 Defender Jeton Rukovci Kosovo
7 Winger Vasil Kica Albania
8 Winger Ramadan Alaj Kosovo
9 Pivot Mentor Mejzini Albania
10 Winger Endrit Kaca Albania
11 Winger Arben Skanja Albania
12 Goalkeeper Alban Shiba Albania
13 Defender Ermir Kryeziu Albania
14 Pivot Melos Kelmendi Kosovo

References

  1. ^ "Albanian Futsal Championship 2011-12". Archived from the original on 2012-01-08. Retrieved 2011-12-10.
  2. ^ FK Tirana in Europe Archived 2012-03-08 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Futsal Planet
  4. ^ Newsport.al
  5. ^ Newsport.al
  6. ^ "KF Tirana Squad - 2021–22 UEFA Futsal Champions League". UEFA. 24 August 2021. Retrieved 23 September 2021.