Belgian squad announced

Belgium; photo: soccerwithoutlimits.comThe Belgian national team manager, Marc Wilmots, announced the squad for the upcoming two World Cup qualification matches against Macedonia.

Wilmots called up 25 players lead by captain Vincent Kompany. The current Belgian squad is their strongest in the last 10 years so it will be a huge challenge for the Macedonians.

“We are about to play two hard games against Macedonia who we must not underestimate. There will be an intensive atmosphere in Skopje as the Macedonians have achieved good in results in the recent games. We will prepare well for these games and I am sure that we will continue with the good results.” – Wilmots said at today’s press conference.

Two days earlier, Macedonian national team manager also announced the squad for this games.

Thibaut Courtois – Atlético Madrid alt
Jean-François Gillet – Torino alt
Simon Mignolet – Sunderland alt

Toby Alderweireld – Ajax alt
Laurent Ciman – Standard alt
Guillaume Gillet – Anderlecht alt
Vincent Kompany – Manchester City alt
Nicolas Lombaerts – Zenit alt
Sébastien Pocognoli – Hannover 96 alt
Daniel Van Buyten – Bayern München alt
Thomas Vermaelen – Arsenal alt
Jan Vertonghen – Tottenham alt

Nacer Chadli – Twente alt
Steven Defour – Porto alt
Moussa Dembélé – Tottenham alt
Marouane Fellaini – Everton alt
Timmy Simons – Nürnberg alt
Axel Witsel – Zenit alt

Christian Benteke – Aston Villa alt
Kevin De Bruyne – Werder alt
Eden Hazard – Chelsea alt
Romelu Lukaku – West Bromwich Albion alt
Dries Mertens – PSV alt
Kevin Mirallas – Everton alt
Jelle Vossen – Genk alt

Macedonia will first host Belgium on 22 March at the National Arena Philip II of Macedon in Skopje with a kick-off at 20.45 CET and later on the 26th will travel to Brussels for the return leg.

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