Macedonia dropped three positions and is now ranked on the 49th position on the latest FIFA World rankings after the last month's defeat away to Iceland.
Srečko Katanec, the coach of the Macedonian national team named the squad for the friendly match away to Montenegro. Katanec continued in his style and called up only 18 players with only one new name in the squad.
15th October 2008, 20.00 CET ICELAND 1:0 MACEDONIA HT 1:0 Goals: 16′ Veigar Páll Gunnarsson Stadium: Laugardalsvöllur in Reykjavík Attendance: 5.527 ISL MKD 1. Gunnleifur Gunnleifsson (GK) 87′ 1. Petar Miloshevski (GK) 2. Birkir Már Sævarsson 2. Nikolche Noveski 3. Indriði Sigurðsson 3. Robert Petrov 52′ 4. Kristján Örn Sigurðsson 51′ 4. Goce Sedloski (C)
Macedonian dreams for the World Cup 2010 were freezed tonight on Iceland. Macedonia outplayed Iceland, but failed to convert the chances in goals. The 103rd FIFA ranked team used their chance and won the three points.
Macedonia hosts the qualifying Group 8 for the UEFA European U19 Championship. Skopje is hosting the U19 national teams of Austria, Sweden, Iceland and Macedonia.
Mirsad Jonuz, the coach of the Macedonian U21 national team announced the squad for the friendly match against Bulgaria U21 that will be played in Probistip on October 15th.
13th October 1993, 15.00 CET SLOVENIA 1:4 MACEDONIA HT 1:2 Goals: 40′ Janez Pate – 3′ Zoran Boshkovski, 37′ (pen) Darko Panchev, 48′ (pen) Chedomir Janevski, 51′ Dragi Kanatlarovski Stadium: Športni Center Stanko Mlakar in Kranj Attendance: 3.000 SVN MKD 1. Marko Simeunovič (GK) 58′ 1. Zoran Micevski (GK) 2. Gregor Židan 57′ 2. Kire
Srečko Katanec, the coach of the Macedonian national team, announced the 19-men squad for the World Cup 2010, Group 9 qualification match away to Iceland.
The football federation of Macedonia has arranged a friendly match with Montenegro. The match will be played in the capital of Montenegro, Podgorica on November 19th, 2008.
10th September 2008, 20.30 CET MACEDONIA 1:2 NETHERLANDS HT 0:0 Goals: 77′ (pen) Goran Pandev – 46′ John Heittinga, 60′ Rafael van der Vaart Stadium: Gradski in Skopje Attendance: 13.000 MKD NED 1. Petar Miloshevski (GK) 1. Maarten Stekelenburg (GK) 76′ 2. Nikolche Noveski 2. John Heitinga 4. Goce Sedloski (C) 3. André Ooijer 28′