The coaching staff of the Russian national team headed by Stanislav Cherchesov has invited 24 players to prepare for friendly matches against Qatar and Romania. About it reported on the website of the Russian football Union (RFU).
For the first time since joining in August of this year cherchesova in the team challenge got the attacker "Zenit" Alexander Kokorin. The full list of players is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Igor Akinfeev (CSKA), Soslan Dzhanaev ("Rostov" ), Stanislav Kritsuk ("Krasnodar").
Defenders: Vasily Berezutsky (CSKA), Victor Vasin (Ufa), Ivan Novoseltsev ("Zenith"), Fedor Kudryashov ("Rostov"), Ilya Kutepov (Spartak), Andrey Semenov (Terek), the novel Shishkin ("the locomotive").
Midfielders: Yuri Gazinskiy (FC Krasnodar), Denis Glushakov, Roman Zobnin, Dmitry Kombarov ("Spartak"), Alexander Golovin (CSKA Moskva), Aleksandr Erokhin ("Rostov"), Yuri Zhirkov, Andrei Arshavin (both is "the Zenith), Alexey miranchuk, Alexander Samedov (Lokomotiv Moscow), Magomed Ozdoev ("ruby").
Forwards: Maksim Kanunnikov (Rubin), Alexander Kokorin ("Zenith"), Dmitry Poloz ("Rostov").
Also to work in training camp will involve two more players — defenders George Jikia ("Amkar" ) and mário Fernandes (CSKA Moskva ).
The game against Qatar will take place on 10 November in Doha. Meeting with Romania will take place on 15 November in Grozny.