Salihi named to Albania's World Cup qualifying roster

Albanian forward called up for World Cup qualifying

D.C. United announced today that striker Hamdi Salihi has been named to the Albanian National Team roster for upcoming World Cup Qualifying matchups with Iceland on 10/12/12 and Slovenia on 10/16/12.

Salihi has been a regular for the Albanian National Team throughout his career. The striker has scored nine goals in 39 senior team matches.

Salihi, signed for his prowess around the net – scoring 53 goals in 90 total matches (all competitions) with his previous club, was signed by the Black-and-Red in February of 2012. So far this season, Salihi has scored five goals in 20 appearances.

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