Swedish squad announced

SwedenThe Swedish national team manager, Erik Hamrén, announced the squad for the upcoming friendly match against Macedonia and the later World Cup qualifiers against Austria and the Faroe Islands.

Hamrén called up 23 players among which are currently the best Swedish players. No players are missing due injury. Among the three goalkeepers isn’t David Mitov Nilsson, player of Macedonian origin (his mother is Macedonian) who last time was with the squad in the friendly game against Slovakia at the end of March. The squad features Alexander Kačaniklić who was eligible to play for Macedonia as his father is from Macedonia but he opted to represent Sweden.

Andreas Isaksson – Kasımpaşa Turkey
Johan Wiland – København Denmark
Kristoffer Nordfeldt – Heerenveen Netherlands

Mikael Lustig – Celtic Scotland
Jonas Olsson – West Bromwich Albion England
Andreas Granqvist – Genoa Italy
Behrang Safari – Anderlecht Belgium
Rasmus Bengtsson – Twente Netherlands
Per Nilsson – Nürnberg Germany
Oscar Wendt – Borussia Mönchengladbach Germany

Rasmus Elm – CSKA Moskva Russia
Sebastian Larsson – Sunderland England
Anders Svensson – Elfsborg Sweden
Kim Källström – Spartak Moskva Russia
Pontus Wernbloom – CSKA Moskva Russia
Samuel Holmén – İstanbul Turkey
Alexander Kačaniklić – Fulham England
Jimmy Durmaz – Gençlerbirliği Turkey
Erkan Zengin -Eskişehirspor Turkey

Zlatan Ibrahimović – PSG France
Johan Elmander – Galatasaray Turkey
Tobias Hysén – Göteborg Sweden
Ola Toivonen – PSV Netherlands

Sweden will host Macedonia on 3 June at the Swedbank Stadium in Malmö with a kick-off at 19.00 CET. Four days later they will travel to Austria while on 11 June will host the Faroe Islands.

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