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Russia A-squad versus Turkey and Ghana

The coaching staff of the Russian National team headed by Stanislav Cherchesov announced the list of players that will be called for the friendly matches against Turkey (31 August, Antalya) and Ghana (6 September, Moscow).

The main list includes 23 players.

Goalkeepers: Igor Akinfeev (PFC CSKA Moscow), Soslan Dzhanaev (FC Rostov, Rostov-on-Don), Stanislav Kritsyuk (FC Krasnodar).

Defenders: Vasily Berezutsky (CSKA Moscow), Yury Zhirkov (FC Zenit, Saint-Petersburg), Fedor Kudryashov, Ivan Novoseltsev (both - FC Rostov, Rostov-on-Don), Roman Neustadter (FC Fenerbahce, Turkey), Sergey Petrov (FC Krasnodar), Andrey Semenov (FC Terek, Grozny), Roman Shishkin (FC Lokomotiv, Moscow).

Midfielders: Yury Gazinsky (FC Krasnodar), Alan Dzagoev (CSKA Moscow), Roman Zobnin (FC Spartak, Moscow), Maxim Kanunnikov, Magomed Ozdoev (both - FC Rubin, Kazan), Alexey Miranchuk, Alexander Samedov, Dmitry Tarasov (all - FC Lokomotiv, Moscow), Oleg Shatov (FC Zenit, Saint-Petersburg).

Forwards: Artem Dzyuba (FC Zenit, Saint-Petersburg), Dmitry Poloz (FC Rostov, Rostov-on-Don), Fedor Smolov (FC Krasnodar).

Other three players will be invited to join the training camp of the team ahead to the matches - defenders Ilya Kutepov (FC Spartak, Moscow), Mario Fernandes (PFC CSKA Moscow) and midfielder Roman Emelyanov (FC Ural, Ekaterinburg).

Please be aware that the above players' list might be subject to some amendments.

Stanislav Cherchesov's charges will start the preparation to the friendly matches on 29 August.

Football Union of Russia, August 16, 2016

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