Slovenian squad for pre-EURO friendly

Head coach Matjaž Kek arrived in Skopje with 26 players for Tuesday’s friendly match against Macedonia.

photo by NZS: the Slovenians train before heading to Skopje

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Macedonia will face Slovenia in the first of the two friendly matches before heading to the European Championship. The Slovenian team arrived in Skopje on Monday, did a training session and will match the hosts at the National Arena Toshe Proeski with a kick-off at 18.00 CET.

Kek Summoned 26 players of which 6 are waiting their debut appearance, among them talented teenage striker Benjamin Šeško who a day before the match celebrated his 18th birthday in Skopje.

The team originally featured central backs Miha Blažič and Kenan Bajrić who were forced to withdrew due to injuries.

Jan Oblak – Atlético Spain
Vid Belec – Salernitana Italy
Igor Vekić – Bravo Slovenia

Miha Mevlja – Sochi Russia
Petar Stojanović – Dinamo Croatia
Nejc Skubic – Konyaspor Turkey
Jure Balkovec – Fatih Karagümrük Turkey
Mario Jurčević – Osijek Croatia
Jon Gorenc Stanković – Sturm Austria
Sven Karić – Domžale Slovenia
Žan Zaletel – Celje Slovenia

Jasmin Kurtić – Parma Italy
Miha Zajc – Genoa Italy
Jaka Bijol – Hannover 96 Germany
Domen Črnigoj – Venezia Italy
Sandi Lovrić – Lugano Switzerland
Nino Kouter – Mura Slovenia
Jan Repas – Maribor Slovenia
Leo Štulac – Empoli Italy
Žan Rogelj – WSG Tirol Austria

Josip Iličić – Atalanta Italy
Andraž Šporar
– Braga
Damjan Bohar
– Osijek Croatia
Luka Zahović – Pogoń Poland
Jan Mlakar – Maribor Slovenia
Benjamin Šeško – Liefering Austria

After this match Slovenia will host Gibraltar at home on the 4th in another friendly.

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