Serbia name Matic, 23 others for Super Eagles friendly - FCNaija

World Cup 2018 By: Ayodeji Tunde | 11/03/2018

FC Naija

Manchester United midfielder Trojan, Nemanja Matic and former Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic are top on the list of 24 players invited by Serbia head coach Mladen Kostajic for their March double-header against the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Atlas Lions of Morocco.

Mladen unveiled his strong squad for the games in Serbia’s capital, Belgrade on Saturday.

Serbia will take on Morocco in Turin on March 23 and then face the Super Eagles four days later in London.

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Matic and Ivanovic, who now plays for Russia Premier League club Zenit St Petersburg, are joined on the list by AS Roma defender Aleksandar Kolarov, former Manchester City centre-back Matija Nastasic, now with FC Schalke 04 of Germany, and Crystal Palace’s Luka Milivojevic.

There is also a place for highly-rated Southampton forward Dusan Tadic.



Vladimir Stojkovic, Pedrag, Rajkovic, Marko Dmitrovic


Antonio Rukavina, Dusan Basta, Branislav Ivanovic, Nikola Maksimovic, Vujadin Savic, Matija Nastasic, Dusko Tosic, Milos Veljkovic, Aleksandar Kolarov, Ivan Obradovic


Luka Milojevic, Nemanja Matic, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Adem Ljajic, Mijat Gacinovic, Marko Grusic,


Dusan Tadic, Filip Kostic, Andrija Zivkovic, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Aleksandr Prijovic