The legend of Albanian football, Osman Mema, passed away yesterday at the age of 84. The former defender is the most decorated footballer in Albanian football, in his career he played with the clubs of Tirana and Partizan, winning various trophies, among them the title of champion of Albania.
Appreciated by the AFL with the title "Legend of Albanian Football", or even "Great Champion" by the President of the Republic, Mema has won seven championship trophies in Albania and occupies an important place in Albanian football.
Në lidhje me këtë humbje të "dinastisë Mema" ka reaguar edhe kreu i FSHF-së, Armand Duka. Ky i fundit ka thënë se u largua nga jeta një figurë me vlera legjendare.
"Albanian football, in particular that of Tirana, lost another legendary figure today. Osman Mema, one of the most prominent figures of the Mema dynasty, who gave a lot to football and won more titles, has passed away. Honored with the title "Legend of Albanian Football" by the Albanian Football Federation five years ago, with the title of "Grand Master" by the President of the Republic of Albania and seven times Champion of Albania with the shirts of Tirana and Partizan, Mema occupies an important place in the lobby of Albanian football fame, being an indisputable personality on the field and off it. A model citizen with great values", says Duka in his condolences to the family.