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UEFA European Championship

Romania announce provisional squad for Euro 2024

Published at :May 29, 2024 at 4:15 PM
Modified at :May 29, 2024 at 4:15 PM
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The Tricolors last played in the 2016 Euro

The Romania national football team are yet to submit the final 26-man roster for the upcoming UEFA Euro 2024 but a 28-man provisional squad has been announced. Head coach Edward Iordanescu can utilise his time as the final team needs to be submitted to UEFA by June 7.

The nation last featured in the 2016 Euro tournament which was held in France. They missed out on qualifying for the 2020 edition but now Romania is quite right back to the big time.

In the UEFA European Championship Qualifiers, Edward Iordanescu’s men were clubbed in Group I alongside Switzerland, Belarus and three other nations. After playing all ten fixtures, the Tricolours managed to finish as group leaders remaining undefeated throughout.

In the main event, the Euro 2024, they will be involved in Group E against the powerhouse of Belgium, Ukraine and Slovakia. Their opening test will be the Ukraine national football team on matchday 1 at the Allianz Arena on June 17.

Before entering this tournament, Romania have two friendlies lined up. The first one is against Bulgaria and the latter one is against Liechtenstein. Manager Iordanescu can use these games to further decide on the final 26-man squad for the extravagant tournament set to be held in Germany from mid-June.

Romania’s 28 man provisional squad for Euro 2024:

Goalkeepers: Florin Niță (Gaziantep), Horațiu Moldovan (Atlético Madrid), Ștefan Târnovanu (FCSB), Răzvan Sava (CFR Cluj)

Defenders: Nicușor Bancu (Universitatea Craiova), Andrei Burcă (Al-Okhdood), Ionuț Nedelcearu (Palermo), Adrian Rus (Pafos), Andrei Rațiu (Rayo Vallecano), Radu Drăgușin (Tottenham Hotspur), Vasile Mogoș (CFR Cluj), Bogdan Racovițan (Raków Częstochowa)

Midfielders: Nicolae Stanciu (Damac), Răzvan Marin (Empoli), Alexandru Cicâldău (Konyaspor), Ianis Hagi (Alavés), Dennis Man (Parma), Valentin Mihăilă (Parma), Marius Marin (Pisa), Darius Olaru (FCSB), Deian Sorescu (Gaziantep), Florinel Coman (FCSB), Adrian Șut (FCSB), Constantin Grameni (Farul Constanța)

Forwards: George Pușcaș (Bari), Denis Alibec (Muaither), Denis Drăguș (Gaziantep), Daniel Bîrligea (CFR Cluj)

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