Srecko Katanec, the coach of the Macedonian national team, announced the 18-men squad for the friendly match against Luxembourg for the final preparations before the WC 2010 qualifications.
Srecko Katanec, the coach of the Macedonian team expects three points from the two opening matches for the WC 2010 qualifications against Scotland and Holland that will be played in September.
According to the August 2008 FIFA/Coca Cola World Ranking list, Macedonia moved up for 2 position on the ranking and is now placed on the 54th position.
After the cancellation by the Ukrainian Football Federation, the Macedonian Football Federation has arranged a friendly match against Luxembourg that will be played on 20th August.
According to the July 2008 FIFA/Coca Cola World Ranking list, Macedonia kept the same ranking from the last 3 months and stayed on the 56th position.
Marko Pavlov, a Macedonian football player born on Iceland, is about to be promoted to the first team of famous Spanish club Real Betis Balompie as one of the biggest talents in their B squad.
The Ukrainian football federation has canceled the friendly match against Macedonia that was supposed to be played in Ukraine on 20th August, before the start of the WC 2010 qualifications.
14th May 1994, ??.00 CET MACEDONIA 5:1 ALBANIA HT 2:0 Goals: 8′ Nedjmedin Memedi, 34′, 49′ Vancho Micevski, 68′ Zoran Boshkovski, 72′ Marjan Stojkovski – 49′ Altin Rraklli Stadium: Gradski in Tetovo Attendance: 6.000 MKD ALB 1. Kire Trajchev (GK) 81′ 1. Xhevahir Kapllani (GK) Kire Grozdanov 85′ Gjergji Dema Zoran Jovanoski Alpin Gallo Dragi
According to the June 2008 FIFA/Coca Cola World-ranking list Macedonia is on the 56th place. This means that Macedonia have kept the same place from the last 2 months. Though Macedonia have lost 7 points comparing to the May list, the national team is still ranked 56th in the world with 544 points. The only
On the friendly match between the national teams of Macedonia and Montenegro for players under 21 years played today in Berane, Montenegro, Macedonia won with 0-3 (0-1).