On January 10 the Air Albania Stadium will be the scene of a charity match in which former players from Albania, Greece, Turkey and Italy will participate. All proceeds from the sale of tickets for the event will be donated to families affected by the November 26 earthquake.
A real football festival with many famous names from the four countries: from Gianluca Zambrotta and Simone Perrotta, world champions with Italy in 2006, to Hasan Şaş, one of the main protagonists of the Turkish national team that in the World Cup in Korea and Japan he classified in third place, passing also from the ex Inter Giorgos Karagounis, champion of Europe with Greece in 2004.
The event is organized by the footballers' union with the full support of the Albanian Football Federation, which has invited all fans to participate in this "unforgettable" appointment:
"The Football Federation, together with the footballers' union, invites all fans to participate in this unforgettable festival, where historical names and champions of the past will perform in the green rectangle, without forgetting the live performances of the great names of Albanian music.
Let's join together to offer even the smallest help for earthquake victims. This social project is part of the ongoing activities of the Football Association to help families affected by the earthquake."- reads the article on the FSHF website.
The earthquake in Albania
The violent earthquake of magnitude 6.4 that hit Albania on November 26 caused 51 victims and more than 10.000 displaced people. Donations and acts of solidarity have arrived and continue to arrive from all over the world, to assist and help all Albanian citizens affected by the earthquake.
At the beginning of December, the European Commission announced that 15 million euros will be allocated for the reconstruction process of the Country of the Eagles, while in January the EU should organize an international conference "aimed at mobilizing public and private partners to organize the reconstruction in Albania ". Conference that should be hosted by France.