Gibraltar national team coach Julio César Ribas Vlacovich has already announced the squad with which he will face Macedonia in Skopje in the closing round of the UEFA Nations League.
photo by Rotenburger Rundschau: Gibraltar players celebrate the win over Liechtenstein last month
Ribas summoned 27 players among which most of those who features in the first encounter between Gibraltar and Macedonia that ended with 2:0 win for the Lynx. Only five players play abroad but all are part of clubs in the lower divisions of England. Apart from the two reserve goalkeepers Coleign and Cafer, not capped so far are also Jolley, Ballantine, Robba, Torrilla and Negrette who have been previously summoned. A newcomer is central defender Mouelhi, a player of Tunisian origin who at the age of 32 may have his debut if fielded. Center-forward Priestley is back in the team after haven’t been summoned for exactly two years.
Since this is the initial squad, not everyone on this list will travel to Skopje for the match on the 19th.
Matt Cafer – Gibraltar Phoenix
Dayle Coleing – Europa
Kyle Goldwin – Gibraltar United
Louie Annesley – Lincoln Red Imps
Erin Barnett – Gibraltar United
Ethan Britto – Mons Calpe
Joseph Chipolina – Lincoln Red Imps
Roy Chipolina – Lincoln Red Imps
Jean-Carlos Garcia – Lincoln Red Imps
Ethan Jolley – Europa
Aymen Mouelhi – Gibraltar United
Jayce Mascarenhas-Olivero – Abingdon United
Jack Sergeant – West Didsbury & Chorlton
Scott Ballantine – Gibraltar Phoenix
Anthony Bardon – Lincoln Red Imps
Andrew Hernandez – Lincoln Red Imps
Anthony Hernandez – Lincoln Red Imps
Michael Negrette – Gibraltar United
Alain Pons – Lincoln Red Imps
Kevagn Robba – Mons Calpe
Graeme Torrilla – Mons Calpe
Liam Walker – Europa
Tjay De Barr – Europa
Lee Casciaro – Lincoln Red Imps
Jamie Coombes – West Didsbury & Chorlton
Adam Priestley – Ossett United
Reece Styche – Alfreton Town
Gibraltar will first host Armenia on the 16th, while three days later will travel to Macedonia for the last round of the Nations League.
Macedonian national team coach Igor Angelovski will announce his squad list on Thursday.