UEFA Qualifications Tournament Group A Team MP W D L GD P Belgium 10 8 2 0 18:4 26 qualified Croatia 10 5 2 3 12:9 17 play-off (won) Serbia 10 4 2 4 18:11 14 Scotland 10 3 2 5 8:12 11 Wales 10 3 1 6 9:20 10
Five internationals scored this Friday and Saturday. Starting with Goran Pandev who scored the first goal in Lazio’s win over Roma in the derby della capitale. Ilco Naumoski scored for Mattersburg in a very important win, but got an injury. Filip Ivanovski scored again in Poland for Polonia, Zoran Zlatkovski scored for Vihren in Bulgaria,
Kemal Alomerovik scored one of the two goals in his team’s victory in Hungary, Filip Ivanovski brought the win to his team in Poland, Boban Grncarov also scored but failed to win in Israel, while Velice Sumulikoski played his first game for Ipswich after a long absence.
With his goal, Vlatko Grozdanoski brought Vojvodina valuable three points in the Serbian First League. Igor Mitreski suffered the first defeat after he joined Germinal Beerschot, Aco Stojkov assisted, Ostoja Stjepanović made a penalty, while Robert Popov played his first game after the long absence due to injury.
Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk has announced the 25-men-squad for the following qualifying matches for Netherlands. Macedonia will meet Netherlands on 1st of April at 20.45 CET on Amsterdam ArenA as part of the 9th qualification group for WC 2010.
Artim Polozani scored a great volley for his new team Croatia Sesvete. Goran Popov beat PSV Eindhoven away, Igor Mitreski with another great performance for Germinal Beerschot. The duel od Filip Ivanovski and Pance Kumbev in Poland finished without goals, while Vance Sikov beat Petar Milosevski with 4:0 on Cyprus. Sasa Ognenovski lost the Grand
Ilco Naumoski saved Mattersburg from a home defeat with an assist and a goal in a match where Ostoja Stjepanović, his new teammate, had his debut. Mirsad Mijadinoski scored also but for Újpest as his team defeated Aco Stojkov's Nyíregyháza. Goce Toleski had his debut for Sigma Olomouc with a defeat, Goran Pandev finally won
Goran Popov and Heerenveen are wining everything that stands on their way. The famous Ajax was their next victim. On the contrary, Goran Pandev and Lazio have fallen into a crisis and lost the third game in a row. Nikolce Noveski, Igor Mitreski, Boban Grncarov, Vance Sikov and both goalkeepers Petar Milosevski and Jane Nikoloski
UEFA Qualifications Tournament Group 9 MP W D L GD P Netherlands 8 8 0 0 17:2 24 qualified Norway 8 2 4 2 9:7 10 Scotland 8 3 1 4 6:11 10 Macedonia 8 2 1 5 5:11 7 Iceland 8 1 2 5 7:13 5 Results: 06.09.08 Macedonia
According to the September FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings List, Macedonia moved down for 2 positions and is now in the 56th place.