Coaching staff of Russian national team on football, led by Stanislav Cherchesov has published the entry form of the team to participate in the confederations Cup.
As informs a press-service of the Russian football Union, the list includes 23 players. Ordinal numbers coincide with numbers on the shirts.
1. Igor Akinfeev (CSKA)
12. Vladimir Gabulov (FC Arsenal)
16. Marinato Guilherme (Lokomotiv)
3. The Novel Shishkin (“Krasnodar)
5. Viktor Vasin (CSKA Moskva)
6. Georgy Jikia (Spartak”)
10. Ruslan Kambolov (“Ruby”)
13. Fedor Kudryashov (“Rostov”)
14. Ilya Kutepov (“Spartak”)
2. Igor Smolnikov (“Zenit”)
4. Yuri Gazinskiy (FC Krasnodar)
8. Denis Glushakov (“Spartak”)
15. Aleksey Miranchuk (Lokomotiv Moscow)
17. Alexander Golovin (CSKA Moskva)
18. Yuri Zhirkov (“Zenith”)
19. Alexander Samedov (“Spartak”)
21. Alexandr Erokhin (FC Rostov)
22. Dmitry Tarasov (Lokomotiv Moscow)
23. Dmitry Kombarov (“Spartak”)
7. Dmitri Poloz (Rostov)
9. Fedor Smolov (FC Krasnodar)
11. Aleksandr Bukharov (Rostov)
20. Maksim Kanunnikov (Rubin)
In the final list of 23 players extended composition was not included. Roman Neustädter (“Fenerbahce”), Andrey Semenov (Terek) and goalkeeper Alexander Belenov (“Ufa”).
Four players not included due to injury is defender Mario Fernandes, midfielder Alan Dzagoev (both from CSKA), midfielder Roman Zobnin (“Spartak”), and striker Artem Dzyuba (“Zenith”).
“These are our best players at the moment. Was the extended list, these guys are ready. The coach was determined from many circumstances, – said to”Interfax” the head of the RFU Vitaly Mutko. – Our national team have a huge desire to play for Russia, maybe something is missing, but the dedication definitely enough. The guys want to the team had the support of the fans. Good luck, we will support”.
The Russian team continues preparations for the confederations Cup, which will be held from 17 June to 2 July in Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi. The last friendly match before the performance at the tournament wards Stanislaus cherchesova will hold on June 9 in Moscow with the team of Chile.
The Russian team will play in group A. on June 17 in St. Petersburg she will meet with team New Zealand on 21 June in Moscow with the team of Portugal, on 24 June in Kazan – the team of Mexico.