All 5 teams from the 9th Qualification group for WC 2010 have used 20th of August to play friendlies that will serve as last preparations before the start of the qualification tournament.
Vanco Trajanov got injured in a car accident while driving to Sofia from where he should have flied to Luxembourg. Katanec decided not to call up any new player, so the national team will be consisted of 16 players for the friendly match against Luxembourg.
Macedonian national team will gather today in Stuttgart, Germany. Some members have already arrived and today most of them should be there.
Srecko Katanec, the coach of the Macedonian national team, announced the 20-men squad for the friendly match against Poland for the preparations before the WC 2010 qualifications.
Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina played another interesting match where despite the hosts lead with 2 goals, Macedonia managed to get back in the match and final score is 2-2.
After making the mistake with calling only 18 players for a friendly match, Srecko Katanec and the Macedonian national team are now facing squad problems with only 16 players available for the match against Serbia.
After the friendly matches against Serbia and Poland, the Macedonian football federation arranged a friendly match in Bosnia and Herzegovina as preparation for the World Cup 2010 qualifications.
Serbian coach Miroslav Đukic announced the squad for the friendly match between Macedonia and Serbia that will be played on February 6th. There are only 3 new players in Serbian squad.