20 July 2023 – Dukagjini has managed to qualify for the second round of the Conference League as they scored a 3:2 win over the team from Gibraltar, Europe, in the return match too. After the victory at “Fadil Vokrri” stadium (2:1), the team led by Armend Dallku had a good performance in Gibraltar also thus successfully completing the mission in its debut in European competitions. Iljasa Zulfiu unlocked the numbers in the 23rd minute, scoring from the penalty. The hosts returned the balance to the score in the 38th minute when Alberto Quintana also scored from the penalty. Dallku’s team regained the lead in the 47th minute with Arbë Shala’s goal. Iljasa Zulfiu added the lead to 3:1 in the 79th minute while Antonio Vera sealed the final score of the match in the 87th minute. In the next round, Dukagjini will have to face the well-known Croatian team, Rijeka.
Meanwhile, SC Gjilani has been eliminated in the first round of the Conference League. After a 2:2 draw in the first match as visitors, the team led by Klodian Duro lost to the Progres Niederkorn team from Luxembourg with 2:0 on Thursday evening, at “Fadil Vokrri” stadium.