Slovenia name squad for Russia World Cup playoff



Slovenia name squad for Russia World Cup playoff London: Slovenia coach Matjaz Kek on Thursday named the following 21-man squad for the World Cup playoffs against Russia on Nov. 14 and Nov. 18.

Goalkeepers: Samir Handanovic (Udinese), Jasmin Handanovic (Mantova), Aleksander Seliga (Sparta Rotterdam).

Defenders: Miso Brecko (Cologne), Bostjan Cesar (Grenoble), Branko Ilic (FC Moscow), Bojan Jokic (Sochaux), Matej Rozic Mavric (Koblenz), Marko Suler (Ghent).

Midfielders: Valter Birsa (Auxerre), Andraz Kirm (Wisla Krakow), Andrej Komac (Maccabi Tel Aviv), Robert Koren (West Bromwich Albion), Rene Krhin (Inter Milan), Aleksander Radosavljevic (Tom Tomsk), Dalibor Stevanovic (Vitesse Arnhem), Anton Zlogar (Omonia Nicosia).

Forwards: Zlatko Dedic (VfL Bochum), Zlatan Ljubijankic (Ghent), Milivoje Novakovic (Cologne), Nejc Pecnik (CD Nacional).

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