How to pronounce the Macedonian players’ names?

Macedonia is for the first time appearing at a major tournament, so for most of the world wide football fans the Macedonian players are unknown.

photo by FFM: the players before heading for Bucharest

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A problem occurs when a players’ name has to be pronounced, especially by the TV commentators. Here is a video pronunciation of each of the 26 selected players for the EURO 2020 recorded by a native Macedonian speaker.

1. Stole Dimitrievski

2. Egzon Bejtulai

3. Gjoko Zajkov

4. Kire Ristevski

5. Arijan Ademi

6. Visar Musliu

7. Ivan Trichkovski

8. Ezgjan Alioski

9. Aleksandar Trajkovski

10. Goran Pandev (C)

11. Ferhan Hasani

12. Risto Jankov

13. Stefan Ristovski

14. Darko Velkovski

15. Tihomir Kostadinov

16. Boban Nikolov

17. Enis Bardhi

18. Vlatko Stojanovski

19. Krste Velkoski

20. Stefan Spirovski

21. Elif Elmas

22. Damjan Shishkovski

23. Marjan Radeski

24. Daniel Avramovski

25. Darko Churlinov

26. Milan Ristovski

Coach Igor Angelovski “Mrme”

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