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14:11 17-December-2016

Macedonian initial squad for WC

Categories: Eastern Europe
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Written by: Rasmus Boysen

The Macedonian national coach, Lino Cervar, has selected 28 players for his initial squad before the upcoming World Championship in France in January.

Filip Manovski, who previously had decided to retire, makes comeback. By contrast, experienced players as the goalkeeper of FC Barcelona, Borko Ristovski, and the defender of Bergischer HC, Ace Jonovski, are unselected.

Furthermore, the huge talent Filip Kuzmanovski is out of the World Championship with a broken hand.

The initial squad:

Goalkeepers:
Kiril Kolev, HC Pelister, Macedonia
Nikola Mitrevski, SL Benfica, Portugal (reserve)
Blagojche Trajkovski, HC Ohrid 2013, Macedonia
Daniel Gjorgjevski, HC Vardar Junior, Macedonia

Left wings:
Dejan Manaskov, Rhein-Neckar Löwen, Germany
Goce Ojleski, HC Odorhei, Romania
Davor Palevski, HC Metalurg, Macedonia (reserve)
Goran Madjovski, HC Pelister, Macedonia

Right wings:
Goce Georgievski, CSM Bucuresti, Romania
Nikola Kosteski, HC Metalurg, Macedonia (reserve)
Martin Popovski, HC Vardar Junior, Macedonia

Line players:
Stojanche Stoiloc, HC Vardar, Macedonia
Nikola Markoski, Oroshazi FKSE, Hungary
Zharko Peshevski, HC Metalurg, Macedonia

Left backs:
Velko Markoski, RK Zagreb, Croatia
Filip Lazarov, CSU Timisoara, Romania
Filip Taleski, HC Metalurg, Macedonia
Marko Neloski, HC Metalurg, Macedonia
Stefan Drogrishki, HC Metalurg, Macedonia
Risto Arnaudovski, FC Ferlach, Austria
Martin Manaskov, HC Vardar Junior, Macedonia
Jovica Mladenovski, HC Ohrid 2013, Macedonia

Playmakers:
Filip Mirkulovski, HSG Wetzlar, Germany
Lasko Andonovski, HC Prolet 62, Macedonia
Goran Krstevski, HC Metalurg, Macedonia (reserve)

Right backs:
Kiril Lazarov, FC Barcelona, Spain
Vlatko Mitkov, HC Krems, Austria
Martin Velkovski, HC Metalurg, Macedonia

Macedonia is in Group B at the World Championship 2017 with Spain, Slovenia, Iceland, Tunisia and Angola.

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