Both teams made official the name of the 26 members who will fight to win the World Cup
Croatia was runner-up in Russia 2018 ( Reuters)
With 11 days to go before the start of the Qatar World Cup 2022, the participating teams continue to reveal their squad lists to play the most important sporting event. This Wednesday it was the turn of Switzerland and Croatia.
The coach Murat Yakin announced the 26 footballers with whom they will face the group stage in which they were paired with Serbia, Brazil and Cameroon. Among the highlights of the Swiss team are the goalkeeper Yann Sommer, and the experienced Xherdan Shaquiri and Granit Xhaka.
Croatia, under the orders of Zlatko Dali, will play for the round of 16 in group Fwhich they will share with Morocco, Canada and Belgium. Luka Modric will be the captain of the country that arrives at the competition as the runner-up of Russia 2018.
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The 26 squads of the National Team from Switzerland for the Qatar 2022 World Cup
Goalkeepers: Gregor Kobel, Philipp Kohn, Jonas Omlin, Yann Sommer
Defenders: Manuel Akanji, Eray Cömert, Nico Elvedi, Ricardo Rodríguez, Fabian Schär, Silvan Widmer
Midfielders: Michel Aebischer, Christian Fassnacht. Edimilson Fernandes, Fabian Frei, Remo Freuler, Ardon Jashari, Fabian Rieder, Djibril Sow, Granit Xhaka, Denis Zakaria
Forwards: Breel Embolo, Noah Okafor, Hans Seferovic, Xerdan Shaqiri, Renato Steffen, Rubén Vargas
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The 26 squads of the National Team of Croatia for the Qatar 2022 World Cup
Goalkeepers: Dominik Livakovic, Ivica Ivusic and Ivo Grbic.
Defenders: Vida, Lovren, Barisic, Juranovic, Josko Gvuardiol, Borna Sosa, Stanisic, Martin Erlic, Josip Sutalo.
Midfielders: Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic, Marcelo Brozovic, Mario Pasalic, Nikola Vlasic, Lovro Majer, Kristikan Jakic, Luka Sucic.
Forwards: Ivan Perisic, Andrej Kramaric, Bruno Petkovic, Mislav Orsic, Ante Budimir, Marko Livaja.
Luka Modric will wear the captain's armband again in Qatar (Reuters)
The Swiss will make their World Cup debut against Cameroon on November 24 at the Janoub Stadium. Subsequently, on the 28th they will play one of the most complex matches when they face the Brazilian national teamand finally they will close their participation in the group stage against Serbiaon December 2nd.< /p>
Croatia, meanwhile, will begin their World Cup campaign on Wednesday 23 against Morocco at the Al Bayt Stadium. Four days later he will face the Canadian teamand his last appearance in the first stage will be against Belgiumon December 1.
Croatia and Switzerlandjoined the other five teams that have already revealed the names of the soccer players that will make up the delegation, they are: Brazil, Japan, Costa Rica, Australia and Denmark (given 21 names). It should be remembered that the rest of the selections have until November 14 to present their chosen ones.