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The Albanian Football Federation (FSHF) warned the game’s cancellation “would have catastrophic consequences for the image of our country” after receiving a letter from local police stating measures before, during and after could not be guaranteed.
However, Albania State Police have since assured that they will guarantee public order and safety for the game following a meeting with the FSHF on Thursday.
“It was agreed to take measures for the normal development of this activity, in terms of order and security, as well as all obligations to escort and ensure the safety of players of the friendly team,” a police statement said.
An English FA spokesperson earlier said they have not been informed of any problems “staging the game” and were pressing ahead with plans to travel this weekend, following the match at home to San Marino.
Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka have been ruled out of England‘s World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Poland.
Nick Pope is set to be given more chances to stake his claim as England’s first-choice goalkeeper ahead of the European Championship – with manager Gareth Southgate confirming he will play in the next two World Cup qualifiers.
Harry Maguire was rested for Thursday’s 5-0 cakewalk against San Marino but is in line to start in Albania on Sunday as World Cup qualification continues.