North Macedonia coach Blagoja Milevski has announced the squad for the upcoming matches against Italy and England.
In goal, Rayo Vallecano’s Stole Dimitrievski and Doxa Katokopias’ Damjan Shishkovski have been called up, along with Rabotnicki’s Igor Aleksovski. In defense, Paderborn’s Visar Musliu, ZTE’s Todor Todorovski, Fehervar’s Nikola Serafimov, Al-Ahly’s Ezgjan Alioski, Akron’s Bojan Dimoski, Hvidovre’s Ahmed Iljazovski, and Stefan Ashkovski make the cut.
In midfield, Trabzonspor’s Enis Bardhi, Piast Gliwice’s Tihomir Kostadinov, Dinamo Zagreb’s Arijan Ademi, Cracovia’s Jani Atanasov, Varazdin’s Agon Elezi, Mezokovesd’s David Babunski, and Sepsi’s Isnik Alimi have been included. Up top, Aberdeen’s Bojan Miovski, Spartak Trnava’s Milan Ristovski, Burnley’s Darko Churlinov, Napoli’s Elif Elmas, Westerlo’s Erdon Daci, Hajduk Split’s Aleksandar Trajkovski, and Varazdin’s Dimitar Mitrovski complete the squad.
Milevski said, “I have selected a strong squad with a good mix of youth and experience. We are looking forward to the challenge of facing Italy and England.”
The matches against Italy and England will be crucial for North Macedonia as they aim to secure qualification for the FIFA World Cup.