Team Squad Of Portugal For FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Announced: Euro 2016 Champions are set for Confederations Cup debut with Cristiano Ronaldo and Company. The 23 Man team squad roster of Portugal National Football Team is announced by the Association. Team head coach has named probably strongest squad for the Tournament of Champions with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Ricardo Quaresma, Andre Silva and the others.
Team Squad Of Portugal For FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Announced
Fernando Santos, who guided the Navigators to win the prestigious UEFA Euro 2016 is going the make debut with his squad this Summer. Cristiano Ronaldo and his team-mates had busy schedule throughout the season, but all of them are eager to play World Cup warm cup competition.
German coach Joachim Low have named young team Germany team squad for Confederations Cup and rested most of his World Cup Winners. But Portuguese coach Fernando Santos is not going to do so. He has picked up the best of Portugal for this Summer Championship.
Shockingly, the Euro 2016 final goal scorer Eder is not included in the team squad. Midfielders Adrien Silva, Andre Gomes, William Carvalho and some others are called up to complete the team squad roster. Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to lead the team as captain of Portugal National Football Team against the Champions of each Confederation. Given below is Portugal team squad roster for Confederations Cup 2017.
Goalkeepers: Beto [Sporting], Jose Sa [FC Porto], Rui Patricio [Sporting]
Defenders: Bruno Alves [Cagliari], Cedric [Southampton], Eliseu [Benfica], Jose Fonte [West Ham United], Luis Neto [Zenit], Nelson Semedo [Benfica], Pepe [Real Madrid], Raphael Guerreiro [Dortmund]
Midfielders: Adrien Silva [Sporting], Andre Gomes [Barcelona], Danilo Pereira [FC Porto], Joao Mario [Inter Milan], Joao Moutinho [AS Monaco], Pizzi [Benfica], William Carvalho [Sporting]
Strikers: Andre Silva [FC Porto], Bernardo Silva [AS Monaco], Cristiano Ronaldo [Real Madrid], Gelson Martins [Sporting], Nani [Valencia], Ricardo Quaresma [Besiktas].
See also: Portugal all time top 10 goal scorers
Who are the competitors of Portugal in Confd. Cup group games ?
Portugal are in Group A of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 tournament with hosts Russia, OFC Nations Cup winners New Zealand and CONCACAF Cup winners Mexico. Their schedule is
- Portugal vs Mexico: 18 June 2017 at Kazan Arena
- Russia vs Portugal: 21 June 2017 at Otkrytiye Arena
- New Zealand vs Portugal: 24 June 2017 at Krestovsky stadium.
That’s all about Portugal team squad for FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 tournament. You can get more info about this competition on Confd. Cup 2017. Do you think, Portugal can lift the Confederations Cup trophy in their debut attempt? Let’s have a conversation below.