Macedonia hosts the qualifying Group 8 for the UEFA European U19 Championship. Skopje is hosting the U19 national teams of Austria, Sweden, Iceland and Macedonia.
Macedonian internationals had a busy week because the national cups were active in many European countries. Dragan Cadikovski and Ivan Trickovski scored in the Serbian Cup, Nikola Karcev got a red card in the Russian Cup, while Goran Pandev and Ilco Naumoski scored for their teams in the domestic leagues.
Goran Pandev started the new season in italy with a goal and a win. Ilco Naumoski, Zoran Baldovaliev and Vlatko Grozdanoski scored as well, while Vanco Trajanov earned a penalty that brought his team an away win. Dissaster for Goran Maznov and Tom', derby win for Darko Tasevski.
Two goals for Goran Pandev in the Coppa Italia, one for Goce Sedloski in Austria, one for Filip Ivanovski in Poland, victories for Goran Stanik, Goran Maznov and Nderim Nedzipi. All in all, good Saturday for the Macedonian internationals across Europe.
Ilco Naumoski, the 24 years old macedonian striker, this week declined his austrian passport and from now on he will be holding only macedonian passport and playing as foreigner in his homeland Austria.