26 March 2024 – The Kosova’s National Team lost in the second friendly match of March against Hungary. After the victory in Yerevan against Armenia (1:0), the Dardanians were defeated in Budapest with 2:0, although they had a good performance during the first half. Kosova in the “Puskas Arena” showed courage, being dominant in the first half. In fact, the first chance to score was given to Edon Zhegrova when after a breakthrough in the area, he shot furiously but the defender Adam Lang deflected his shot. Even in the following minutes, Kosova appeared stable and did not allow space for the opponent to threaten Aro Muriqi’s goal. The second half continued in the same way. However, in the 58th minute, a defensive error gave the Hungarians the opportunity to create a dangerous counterattack, from which they scored the lead goal. Dominic Szoboszlai seized the opportunity and put Hungary ahead. In the 70th minute, a chance was given to Fidan Aliti but his volley shot did not find the target. Meanwhile, in the 86th minute Hungary sealed the win through Zsolt Nagy’s goal. This was the first loss of Kosovo under the direction of Foda whom the two friendlies of this month served to get to know the team and to establish his ideas about the philosophy of the game that he intends to build with the Dardanians for the Nations League matches in September.