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′
Another good performance by the Macedonian national team against big team, but still Holland proved to be a big favorite and succeed to get the first points in Skopje in the WC 2010 qualifications.
Macedonian U21 national team managed to drew 0:0 away to Norway. The hosts were huge favourites in the game, but did not manage to put the ball behind Naumovski in the Macedonian goal
Macedonia kicked off the World Cup qualifying campaign with big three points from the match against Scotland, with an early goal from Ilco Naumoski for a 1:0 win
6th September 2008, 15.00 CET MACEDONIA 1:0 SCOTLAND HT 1:0 Goals: 5′ Ilcho Naumoski Stadium: Gradski in Skopje Attendance: 9.000 MKD SCO 1. Petar Miloshevski (GK) 1. Craig Gordon (GK) 2. Nikolche Noveski 2. Alexander Graham 3. Robert Petrov 79′ 3. Gary Naysmith 4. Goce Sedloski (C) 4. Stephen McManus (C) 5. Igor Mitreski 5.
According to the September FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings List, Macedonia moved down for 2 positions and is now in the 56th place.
The U21 coach has announced the squad for the upcoming EC qualifying match against Norway that will take place on 9th of September in Fredrikstad, Norway.
Srečko Katanec, the coach of the Macedonian national team, announced the 20-men squad for the WC 2010 qualification matches against Scotland and Netherlands.