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HexaballTM

Live up the Football fever!! After our success with Gullyy T20 and Tez we bring you Hexaball TM the football game covering the matches of the FIFA World Cup 2018. Go …Download …Compete and win exciting cash prizes in every match.

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HexaballTM Live Game

  • Download the app and register your profile. If you have already registered on our Flagship App for the IPL : GullyyT20, your profile is valid for Hexaball TM and you can just log in from the same profile using the registered mobile number.
  • Scroll through the upcoming matches in the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018
  • Buy the tickets to the matches you want to play for
  • View the options of the game and make your /selection
  • Review and confirm the ticket (s). The ticket(s) that were not configured after purchase will get invalidated 15 minutes before the match kick-off time and refund is given as coins to your wallet
  • Sit back, enjoy the game and participate in the quizzes and other activities that will keep you engaged during the game
  • Once the match is over the results will be updated within 1 hour and the results will be based on the official record of the game as updated on the FIFA website (https://www.fifa.com)
  • The winners will be automatically notified to claim their prizes. Users can confirm/validate their account and then get the prizes into their gully wallet
  • Refer to the website https://www.gullyy.com/hexaball to find out more about the teams and their squads to help you analyse the choices and make your analysis on the basis of the information available.
  • Post your winning ticket by sharing it with your friends on Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Twitter.

HexaballTM Game Rules

Think of Football, visualise it ..analyse it ..the hexagonal patch design ..this was the genesis of the innovative analysis based decision making game which is based on the usual outcomes of the football match. Win as you Watch!

  • HexaballTM – the game contains the following options you need to analyse the following outcome
    • Total goals scored in the first half of the game :. This is the total number of goals scored by both teams put together and not just one of the teams.
    • Total goals scored at the end of the game :This would mean only the number of goals scored in the 90 minutes of regulation time and extra time if applicable for the match. The goals scored in the penalty shoot-out after the end of extra-time will not be considered
    • Time period of the First goal : .You have to decide when the first blood in the game will be drawn! Select the time period during which the first goal will be scored. If you think the match is going to end goalless you could select “none” as well
    • Jersey Number of any of the Goalscorer(s) . You can enter the jersey number of a player your analysis suggests will score at least one of the goals in the game. The player could be from either of the teams and any of the goal scorers (if there are multiple goal scorers in the game)
    • Number of yellow cards that will be given out during the match.Note: Player(s) being given 2 yellow cards and hence the red card will not add to the tally of the yellow cards in the match i.e. the two yellows shown to the same player will be cleared since he has been given a red card.
    • Time Period of the first Substitution– Put on the cap of the coach and decide when you think the first substitution in the game will happen. Similar to a couple of the earlier questions, you need to select the time period when the first substitution will happen
    • Free-Kick : As the Name suggests, this is your chance to get a free ticket to play HexaballTM again . Selection of the Free-Kick answer has no bearing on the outcome of the main game . In this option, you need to predictively analyse the outcome of the game and the goal difference. Getting this correct gives you a shot at playing Hexaball TM again ..Free!!! We will credit 50 coins to your wallet to enable you to purchase the free ticket.
  • After purchase of the ticket(s), you need to lock and confirm your predictions at least 15 minutes before the match kick-off time. Players can purchase multiple tickets, with a maximum of 10 tickets per match. All incomplete and/or unconfirmed tickets will be invalidated and the coins/money corresponding to the ticket will be returned to the player’s Gullyy wallet
  • Once the match is over the results will be updated within 2 hours and the results will be based on the official record of the game as updated on the FIFA website (https://www.fifa.com)
  • Prizes are given based on the number of successful responses from the player in each game. More details in the Prizes section
  • Refer to the website https://www.gullyy.com/hexaball to find out more about the teams and their squads to help you analyse the choices and make your analysis on the basis of the information available
  • What are you waiting for? ….Go …Hex it…Ball it …Hexaball it and shout out loud in your Gullyy when you win
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HexaballTM Prizes

  • Players needs to get a minimum of 3 correct answers right to start winning prizes
  • Each Match will have the following assured prizes as below

    Jackpot (6 Correct Matches) Rs.500
    Glut (5 Correct Matches) Rs.300
    Haul (4 Correct Matches) Rs.200
    Hat-trick (3 Correct Matches) Rs.100
    Free-Kick (Matching the actual result) 20 coins
  • If there is more than one winner in a particular category then the prizes will get distributed equally among all the winners of that particular category
  • Correct Free Kick selection - each winner will receive 20 coins irrespective of the accuracy of the predictions made by him or her in HexaballTM.
  • In case there is no Jackpot winner for a particular match, then the Jackpot amount will be rolled over to the next match into the different Categories.
  • Only Jackpot Prize money will be rolled over if not won during a particular game If the previous match has no Jackpot winner and there are two upcoming matches being played at the same time, then the Jackpot will be divided equally between the two matches.
  • Winners of each match will be notified of their winnings and can then claim the winnings. Users will have to verify their account (phone number and email id). Users will get the winnings credited to their wallet and then they can choose to redeem their wallet into their Paytm account or choose to use them to buy further tickets for games.
  • Winners of each match will be notified of their winnings and can then claim the winnings. Users will have to verify their account (phone number and email id). Users will get the winnings credited to their wallet and then they can choose to redeem their wallet into their Paytm account or choose to use them to buy further tickets for games.
  • Prize Money for the upcoming match will be finalised after the current match results are declared

Hexaball TM Team Information

Review the teams, analyse the information and make your selection for the upcoming matches

We have given below the teams and associated details. These details are likely to change and hence users are advised to refer to the official team info on the FIFA site at https://www.fifa.com/worldcup/teams

  • Group A
  • Group B
  • Group C
  • Group D
  • Group E
  • Group F
  • Group G
  • Group H

flagRussia

FIFA World Ranking: 66

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 10

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: Coached by Stanislav Cherchesov‘Sbornaya’– Nickname of the National team, and hosts of the FIFA World Cup would be expected to go places. With the fan base they will be playing with more than 11 on the pitch and it might just take them further into the tournament.

Stars: Igor Akinfeev with over 100 caps for Russia will be the player to watch out.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK AKINFEEV Igor
2 Df MARIO FERNANDES
3 DF KUTEPOV Ilya
4 DF IGNASHEVICH Sergey
5 DF SEMENOV Andrey
6 MF CHERYSHEV Denis
7 GK ESSAM EL HADARY
8 MF KUZIAEV Daler
9 MF GAZINSKY Iury
10 MF DZAGOEV Alan
11 FW SMOLOV Fedor
12 GK LUNEV Andre
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 GK LUNEV Andrei
14 GK ESSAM EL HADARY
15 GF KUDRIASHOV Fedor
16 MF MIRANCHUK Anton
17 MF GOLOVIN Aleksandr
18 MF ZHIRKOV Yury
19 MF SAMEDOV Alexander
20 GK GABULOV Vladimir
21 MF EROKHIN Aleksandr
22 FW DZYUBA Artem
23 DF SMOLNIKOV Igor

flagSaudi Arabia

FIFA World Ranking: 67

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 4

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2006

Brief: Qualifying after a gap of 12 years, coached by Spaniard - Juan Antonio Pizzi , the ‘Green Falcons’ will be quite keen to make their mark in Russia. In a group alongside host Russia, Egypt and Uruguay will the Green Falcons be soaring high !!

Stars: Mohamad Al Sahlawi ,the joint highest goal scorer in qualifying for Russia 2018 with 16 goals, will be whom the opponents will want to keep their eyes on The Squad

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK ABDULLAH ALMUAIOUF
2 DF MANSOUR ALHARBI
3 DF OSAMA HAWSAWI
4 DF ALI ALBULAYHI
5 DF OMAR OTHMAN
6 DF MOHAMMED ALBURAYK
7 MF SALMAN ALFARAJ
8 MF YAHIA ALSHEHRI
9 FW HATAN BAHBIR
10 FW MOHAMMED ALSAHLAWI
11 MF ABDULMALEK ALKHAIBRI
12 MF MOHAMED KANNO
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 MF YASIR ALSHAHRANI
14 MF ABDULLAH OTAYF
15 MF ABDULLAH ALKHAIBARI
16 MF HUSSAIN ALMOQAHWI
17 MF TAISEER ALJASSAM
18 MF SALEM ALDAWSARI
19 FW FAHAD ALMUWALLAD
20 FW MUHANNAD ASIRI
21 GK YASSER ALMOSAILEM
22 GK YASSER ALMOSAILEM
23 DF MOTAZ HAWSAWI

flagEgypt

FIFA World Ranking: 31

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 2

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 1990

Brief: Ever since former valencia and interzionale coach Hector Cuper took over as coach of 'The Pharaos' - the nickname of the Egyptian Team,ha has lead them to qualify for Russia by topping their Group in africa. Can the Argentinian lead them to further glory?

Stars: Mohamed Salah,the striker from liverpool,having scored more than 70% of the team's goals in qualifying is going to be the one to watch out for. Mahmoud Hassan 'Trezeguet' , the 23 year old start has been on the Egyptian National team since 2013 playing for the egyptian U-20 team and is a favourite to shine at Russia.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK ESSAM EL HADARY
2 DF ALI GABR
3 DF AHMED ELMOHAMADY
4 MF OMAR GABER
5 MF SAM MORSY
6 DF AHMED HEGAZY
7 DF AHMED FATHI
8 MF TAREK HAMED
9 FW MARWAN MOHSEN
10 FW MOHAMED SALAH
11 FW KAHRABA
12 DF AYMAN ASHRAF
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 DF MOHAMED ABDELSHAFY
14 FW RAMADAN SOBHY
15 DF MAHMOUD HAMDY
16 GK SHERIF EKRAMY
17 MF MOHAMED ELNENY
18 FW SHIKABALA
19 MF ABDALLA SAID
20 DF SAMIR SAAD
21 MF TREZEGUET
22 FW AMR WARDA
23 GK MOHAMED ELSHENAWY

flagUruguay

FIFA World Ranking: 14

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 12

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: ‘La Celeste – Nickname of the national team, coached by the iconic Oscar Tabarez and the man behind their continental title in 2011 beating teams like Argentina. With his style of attacking football , its left to be seen whether the inaugural winners of the world cup can repeat a performance.

Stars: The combinations of Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani will be hand full for the opponents and for the fans to bet on

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK MUSLERA Fernando
2 DF GIMENEZ Jose
3 DF GODIN Diego
4 DF VARELA Guillermo
5 MF SANCHEZ Carlos
6 MF BENTANCUR Rodrigo
7 MF RODRIGUEZ Cristian
8 MF NANDEZ Nahitan
9 FW SUAREZ Luis
10 FW DE ARRASCAETA Giorgian
11 FW STUANI Cristhian
12 GK CAMPANA Martin
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 DF SILVA Gaston
14 MF TORREIRA Lucas
15 MF VECINO Matias
16 DF PEREIRA Maximiliano
17 MF LAXALT Diego
18 FW GOMEZ Maximiliano
19 DF COATES Sebastian
20 DF SAMIR SAAD
21 FW URRETAVISCAYA Jonathan
22 FW CAVANI Edinson
23 DF SILVA Martin

flagPortugal

FIFA World Ranking: 4

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 6

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: ‘Selecção das Quinas– Nickname of the National team, Euro Champions 2016 coached by Fernando Santos will look to make their worth on paper translate to performance on the pitch. With no dearth of talent and stars, the Brazilians of Europe - will they leave their mark on the Russia

Stars: FIFA World Player of the year last two years in running just the name is enough – Cristiano Ronaldo

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK RUI PATRICIO
2 DF BRUNO ALVES
3 DF PEPE
4 MF MANUEL FERNANDES
5 DF RAPHAEL GUERREIRO
6 DF JOSE FONTE
7 FW CRISTIANO RONALDO
8 MF JOAO MOUTINHO
9 FW ANDRE SILVA
10 MF JOAO MARIO
11 MF BERNARDO SILVA
12 GK ANTHONY LOPES
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 GK RUBEN DIAS
14 MF WILLIAM
15 DF RICARDO
16 MF BRUNO FERNANDES
17 FW GONCALO GUEDES
18 FW GELSON MARTINS
19 DF COATES Sebastian
20 DF MARIO RUI
21 DF RICARDO QUARESMA
22 GK BETO
23 MF ADRIEN SILVA

flagSpain

FIFA World Ranking: 8

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 14

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

We still have not forgotten the tikka taka style that got the ‘La Rojas’ – Nickname of the national team that got them their first World Cup victory in 2010. Coached by Julen Lopetegui since departure of Vincente Del Bosque in 2016 will he revive the red magic.

Stars: Striker Isco and the captain Sergio Ramos in defence will be key men to watch out

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK DE GEA David
2 DF CARVAJAL Dani
3 DF PIQUE Gerard
4 DF NACHO
5 MF BUSQUETS Sergio
6 MF INIESTA Andres
7 MF SAUL
8 MF KOKE
9 FW RODRIGO
10 MF THIAGO
11 FW VAZQUEZ Lucas
12 DF ODRIOZOLA Alvaro
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 GK ARRIZABALAGA Kepa
14 DF AZPILICUETA Cesar
15 DF RAMOS Sergio
16 DF MONREAL Nacho
17 FW ASPAS Iago
18 DF ALBA Jord
19 FW COSTA Diego
20 MF ASENSIO Marco
21 FW SILVA David
22 MF ISCO
23 GK REINA Pepe

flagMorocco

FIFA World Ranking: 42

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 4

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 1998

Brief: Herve Renard the coach of the ‘Atlas Lions’ – Nick Name of Moroccan National Team, since 2016 has taken them to the World Cup finals since 1998. Renard himself a respected figure in African Continent as the first coach to have won the African Cup of Nations with two different nations. Placed in tough group with Spain and Portugal could they cause an upset and go forward into the round of 16 ….we will have to wait and watch.
Stars: Mehedi Benatia, the star centre half of Morocco has taken them with emphatic win over Ivory Coast into the World Cup 2018 when they needed only a draw. His skills and talent have taken him to European shores with Bayern Munich and Juventus. Munir Mohamedi, the standing tall at 192 cm in between the Moroccan goal post has conceded only 1 goal with 720 mins on the pitch,helping the Atlas Lions go the entire third round of qualifications – 9 matches without conceding a goal!!

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK BOUNOU Yassine
2 DF HAKIMI Achraf
3 DF MENDYL Hamza
4 DF DA COSTA Manuel
5 DF BENATIA Mehdi
6 DF SAISS Romain
7 MF ZIYACH Hakim
8 MF EL AHMADI Karim
9 FW EL KAABI Ayoub
10 MF BELHANDA Younes
11 MF FAJR Faycal
12 GK EL KAJOUI Monir
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 FW BOUTAIB Khalid
14 MF BOUSSOUFA Mbark
15 MF AIT BENNASSER Youssef
16 MF AMRABAT Noureddine
17 DF DIRAR Nabil
18 MF HARIT Amine
19 FW EN NESYRI Youssef
20 FW BOUHADDOUZ Aziz
21 GF AMRABAT Sofyan
22 GK TAGNAOUTI Ahmed
23 MF CARCELA Mehdi

flagIR Iran

FIFA World Ranking: 36

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 4

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: Coached by the vastly experienced Portuguese Carlos Queiroz, who will be at his third consecutive world cup after 2010 with Portugal and 2014 with the ‘Team Melli’ – nickname for the Iranian team. Can they create a upset in a strong group with Spain, Portugal and Morocco

Stars: Sardar Azmoun , their most prolific scorer since making his appearance in AFC Asian Cup in 2015, will be the one to look out for .

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK BEIRANVAND Ali
2 MF TORABI Mehdi
3 DF HAJI SAFI Ehsan
4 DF CHESHMI Roozbeh
5 DF MOHAMMADI Milad
6 MF EZATOLAHI Saeid
7 MF SHOJAEI Masoud
8 DF POURALIGANJI Morteza
9 MF EBRAHIMI Omid
10 FW ANSARIFARD Karim
11 MF AMIRI Vahid
12 GK MAZAHERI Rashid
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 DF KHANZADEH Mohammad Reza
14 FW GHODDOS Saman
15 DF MONTAZERI Pejman
16 FW GHOOCHANNEJHAD Reza
17 FW TAREMI Mehdi
18 FW JAHANBAKHSH Alireza
19 DF HOSSEINI Majid
20 FW AZMOUN Sardar
21 FW DEJAGAH Ashkan
22 GK ABEDZADEH Amir
23 DF REZAEIAN Ramin

flagFrance

FIFA World Ranking: 7

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 14

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: The ‘Le Bleus’ – Nickname of National team, coached by the former world cup winning captain Didier Deschamps since 2012 topped their qualifying group ahead of Sweden and Netherlands. They will look to add another cup to their kitty.

Stars: Antoine Griezmann the UEFA Player of the year 2016 and top scorer in the event , Olivier Giroud will be the players to opponents will want to watch out for.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK LLORIS Hugo
2 DF PAVARD Benjamin
3 DF KIMPEMBE Presnel
4 DF VARANE Raphae
5 DF UMTITI Samue
6 MF POGBA Paul
7 FW GRIEZMANN Antoine
8 FW LEMAR Thomas
9 FW GIROUD Olivier
10 FW MBAPPE Kylian
11 FW DEMBELE Ousmane
12 MF TOLISSO Corentin
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 MF KANTE Ngolo
14 MF MATUIDI Blaise
15 MF NZONZI Steven
16 GK MANDANDA Steve
17 DF RAMI Adil
18 FW FEKIR Nabil
19 DF SIDIBE Djibril
20 FW THAUVIN Florian
21 DF HERNANDEZ Lucas
22 DF MENDY Benjamin
23 GK AREOLA Alphonse

flagAustralia

FIFA World Ranking: 40

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 4

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: Coached by Bert van Marwijk from the Netherlands , has the distinction of leading his own national side team into the finals at 2010 World Cup. He was also previously the coach of Saudi Team and successfully ended their 12-year drought of not qualifying for the World Cup before joining the ‘Socceroos’ – Nick Name of the National team

Stars: The evergreen Tim Cahill, though this might be his last world cup and he could end up being one of the few players to score in 4 different world cups. His experience and goal scoring ability should help the Socceroos into the round of 16 .

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK RYAN Mathew
2 DF DEGENEK Milos
3 DF MEREDITH James
4 FW CAHILL Tim
5 DF MILLIGAN Mark
6 DF JURMAN Matthew
7 FW LECKIE Mathew
8 MF LUONGO Massimo
9 FW JURIC Tomi
10 FW KRUSE Robbie
11 FW NABBOUT Andrew
12 GK JONES Brad
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 MF MOOY Aaron
14 FW MacLAREN Jamie
15 MF JEDINAK Mile
16 DF BEHICH Aziz
17 FW ARZANI Daniel
18 GK VUKOVIC Danny
19 DF RISDON Joshua
20 DF SAINSBURY Trent
21 FW PETRATOS Dimitrios
22 MF IRVINE Jackson
23 MF ROGIC Tom

flagPeru

FIFA World Ranking: 11

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 4

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 1982

Brief: With a ranking just outside the top 10, we will be seeing the ‘La Balquirroja’ – Nickname of the national team after a gap of 36 years at the World Cup. Coached by former Argentinian national player – Ricardo Gareca they have already made great moves by qualifying and having a high world ranking. Can they better their record of a quarter final appearance 40 years ago !!

Stars: Edison Flores who ironically plays for Danish club – Alaborg BK are in the same group as Peru and the experience of Jefferson Farfan who was so vital in the qualifying for 2018 .

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK GALLESE Pedro
2 DF RODRIGUEZ Alberto
3 DF CORZO Aldo
4 DF SANTAMARIA Anderson
5 DF ARAUJO Miguel
6 DF TRAUCO Miguel
7 MF HURTADO Paolo
8 MF CUEVA Christian
9 FW GUERRERO Paolo
10 FW FARFAN Jefferson
11 FW RUIDIAZ Raul
12 GK CACEDA Carlos
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 MF TAPIA Renato
14 MF POLO Andy
15 DF RAMOS Christian
16 MF CARTAGENA Wilder
17 DF ADVINCULA Luis
18 FW CARRILLO Andre
19 MF YOTUN Yoshimar
20 FW FLORES Edison
21 GK CARVALLO Jose
22 DF LOYOLA Nilson
23 MF AQUINO Pedro

flagDenmark

FIFA World Ranking: 12

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 4

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2010

Brief: Coached by the highly experienced Norwegian Age Hareide, the ‘Danish Dynamites’ managed a place in Russia and returned to the event after missing out in Brazil 2014. Will they Explode at Russia where conditions could favour them.

Stars: Their most prolific goal scorer in qualifying with 11 goals in qualifying and including a hattrick against Ireland to take them through to Russia – Christian Eriksen

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK SCHMEICHEL Kasper
2 MF KROHN-DEHLI Michael
3 DF VESTERGAARD Jannik
4 DF KJAER Simon
5 DF KNUDSEN Jonas
6 DF CHRISTENSEN Andreas
7 MF KVIST William
8 MF DELANEY Thomas
9 FW JORGENSEN Nicolai
10 MF ERIKSEN Christian
11 FW BRAITHWAITE Martin
12 FW DOLBERG Kasper
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 DF JORGENSEN Mathias
14 DF DALSGAARD Henrik
15 FW FISCHER Viktor
16 GK LOSSL Jonas
17 DF STRYGER LARSEN Jens
18 MF LERAGER Lukas
19 MF SCHONE Lasse
20 FW POULSEN Yussuf Yurary
21 FW CORNELIUS Andreas
22 GK RONNOW Frederik
23 FW SISTO Pione

flagArgentina

FIFA World Ranking: 5

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 16

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: Should we say more about the ‘La Albeceleste’ – two time World Champion, coached by Jorge Sampaoli’s high tempo pressing style, could they lift the cup a third time with Messi at front

Stars: The one and only Messi. Nothing to write ..just watch !!

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK GUZMAN Nahuel
2 DF MERCADO Gabriel
3 DF TAGLIAFICO Nicolas
4 DF ANSALDI Cristian
5 MF BIGLIA Lucas
6 DF FAZIO Federico
7 MF BANEGA Ever
8 DF ACUNA Marcos
9 FW HIGUAIN Gonzalo
10 FW MESSI Lionel
11 MF DI MARIA Angel
Jersey No Position Player Name
12 GK ARMANI Franco
13 MF MEZA Maximiliano
14 DF MASCHERANO Javier
15 MF LANZINI Manuel
16 DF ROJO Marcos
17 DF OTAMENDI Nicolas
18 DF SALVIO Eduardo
19 FW AGUERO Sergio
20 MF LO CELSO Giovani
21 FW DYBALA Paulo
22 MF PAVON Cristian
23 GK CABALLERO Wilfredo

flagIceland

FIFA World Ranking: 22

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 0

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: None

Brief: Another debutants at the World Cup along with Panama, ‘Strákarnir Okkar’ – the national team nickname, will look to make their mark at this event. Coached by Heimer Hallgrimmson who led their phenomenal rise into the footballing world will also have the distinction of leading the smallest nation by population into a FIFA World Cup .

Stars: Gylfi Sidgursson, the Iceland midfielder and player of the year will be the key player in the squad of Strákarnir Okkar which means ‘Our Boys’

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK HALLDORSSON Hannes
2 DF SAEVARSSON Birkir
3 MF FRIDJONSSON Samuel
4 MF GUDMUNDSSON Albert
5 DF INGASON Sverrir
6 DF SIGURDSSON Ragnar
7 MF GUDMUNDSSON Johann
8 MF BJARNASON Birkir
9 FW SIGURDARSON Bjorn
10 MF SIGURDSSON Gylfi
11 FW FINNBOGASON Alfred
12 GK SCHRAM Frederik
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 GK RUNARSSON Runar
14 DF ARNASON Kari
15 DF EYJOLFSSON Holmar
16 MF SKULASON Olafur
17 MF GUNNARSSON Aron
18 DF MAGNUSSON Hordur
19 MF GISLASON Rurik
20 MF HALLFREDSSON Emil
21 MF TRAUSTASON Arnor
22 FW BODVARSSON Jon
23 DF SKULASON Ari

flagCroatia

FIFA World Ranking: 18

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 4

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: Coach Zlatko Dalic took over the ‘Kockasti’ – National team nickname and managed to get them through to Russia via play off with Greece. Twenty years ago they were 3rd placed at France in 1998 .Can they better that ?

Stars: Midfielder Luka Modric , 3 time UEFA Champions league winner and appears in the list of FIFA/FIFPro World XI, will definitely be the one to watch

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK LIVAKOVIC Dominik
2 DF VRSALJKO Sime
3 DF STRINIC Ivan
4 FW PERISIC Ivan
5 DF CORLUKA Vedran
6 DF LOVREN Dejan
7 MF RAKITIC Ivan
8 MF KOVACIC Mateo
9 FW KRAMARIC Andre
10 MF MODRIC Luka
11 MF BROZOVIC Marcelo
12 GK KALINIC Lovre
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 DF JEDVAJ Tin
14 MF BRADARIC Filip
15 DF CALETA-CAR Duje
16 FW KALINIC Nikola
17 FW MANDZUKIC Mario
18 FW REBIC Ante
19 MF BADELJ Milan
20 FW PJACA Marko
21 DF VIDA Domagoj
22 DF PIVARIC Josip
23 GK SUBASIC Danijel

flagNigeria

FIFA World Ranking: 47

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 5

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: Gernot Rohr, the respected German coach, took the ‘Super Eagles’ – Nick name of the Nigerian team, to Russia with a game to spare and become the first team to qualify from Africa

Stars: John Obi Mikel – the Super Eagles captain is the key central figure to watch out. His experience with Chelsea winning the UEFA Champions league will be instrumental if the Eagles are to fly into the second round in Russia

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK EZENWA Ikechukwu
2 DF IDOWU Bryan
3 DF ECHIEJILE Elderson
4 MF NDIDI Onyinye
5 DF EKONG William
6 DF BALOGUN Leon
7 FW MUSA Ahmed
8 MF ETEBO Oghenekaro
9 FW IGHALO Odion
10 MF MIKEL John Obi
11 DF SHEHU Abdullahi
12 DF MARCELO
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 FW NWANKWO Simeon
14 FW IHEANACHO Kelechi
15 MF OBI Joel
16 GK AKPEYI Daniel
17 MF ONAZI Ogenyi
18 FW IWOBI Alex
19 MF OGU John
20 DF AWAZIEM Chidozie
21 DF EBUEHI Tyronne
22 DF OMERUO Kenneth
23 GK UZOHO Francis

flagBrazil

FIFA World Ranking: 2

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 20

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: The most successful team having appeared at each and every edition of the FIFA World Cup and 5 times champion. The ‘Selecao’ – nickname of the national team will look to take the cup across the Atlantic back to their home. Coached by Tite taking over the national team duties has done wonders

Stars: Everyone is a start with the style of entertaining football and we all love the samba dance ...don’t we!! Look out for phenomenal Neymar

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK ALISSON
2 DF THIAGO SILVA
3 DF MIRANDA
4 DF PEDRO GEROMEL
5 MF CASEMIRO
6 DF FILIPE LUIS
7 FW DOUGLAS COSTA
8 MF RENATO AUGUSTO
9 FW GABRIEL JESUS
10 FW NEYMAR
11 MF PHILIPPE COUTINHO
12 DF MARCELO
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 DF MARQUINHOS
14 DF DANILO
15 MF PAULINHO
16 GK CASSIO
17 MF FERNANDINHO
18 MF FRED
19 MF WILLIAN
20 FW ROBERTO FIRMINO
21 FW TAISON
22 DF FAGNER
23 GK EDERSON

flagSwitzerland

FIFA World Ranking: 6

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 10

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: ‘Nati’ – The national side -Nickname of the National team, coached by Bosnian Born Swiss National Vladimir Petkovic will look to make their mark. They started their World Cup Campaign by defeating the newly crowned Euro Champions Portugal in September 2016 on their way to a nine straight wins in qualifying.

Stars: Arsenal Midfielder Granit Xhaka will be the mainstay of the Swiss national side .

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK SOMMER Yann
2 DF LICHTSTEINER Stephan
3 DF MOUBANDJE Francois
4 DF ELVEDI Nico
5 DF AKANJI Manuel
6 DF LANG Michael
7 FW EMBOLO Breel
8 MF FREULER Remo
9 FW SEFEROVIC Haris
10 MF XHAKA Granit
11 MF BEHRAMI Valon
12 GK MVOGO Yvon
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 DF RODRIGUEZ Ricardo
14 MF ZUBER Steven
15 MF DZEMAILI Blerim
16 MF FERNANDES Gelson
17 MF ZAKARIA Denis
18 FW GAVRANOVIC Mario
19 FW DRMIC Josip
20 DF DJOUROU Johan
21 GK BUERKI Roman
22 DF SCHAER Fabian
23 MF SHAQIRI Xherdan

flagCosta Rica

FIFA World Ranking: 25

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 4

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: ‘Los Ticos’ – Nickname of the national team, coached by Oscar Ramirez, former Midfielder has been part of the team at the 1990 Italy world cup. The teams last outing at FIFA World Cup 2014 was also their best performance by going as far as the quarter finals. They have beat strong contenders USA to get to Russia. Can they better their performance of 2014.

Stars: Bryan Ruiz , the captain of the Los Ticos was instrumental in them reaching the quarter finals in the last edition of the FIFA World Cup at Brazil. Together with the striker Joel Campbell scoring and Keylor Navas keeping goals the Los Ticos looks a good combination.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK NAVAS Keylor
2 DF ACOSTA Johnny
3 DF GONZALEZ Giancarlo
4 DF SMITH Ian
5 MF BORGES Celso
6 DF DUARTE Oscar
7 MF BOLANOS Christian
8 DF OVIEDO Bryan
9 MF COLINDRES Daniel
10 MF RUIZ Bryan
11 FW VENEGAS Johan
12 FW CAMPBELL Joel
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 MF WALLACE Rodney
14 MF AZOFEIFA Randall
15 DF CALVO Francisco
16 DF GAMBOA Cristian
17 MF TEJEDA Yeltsin
18 GK PEMBERTON Patrick
19 DF WASTON Kendall
20 MF GUZMAN David
21 FW URENA Marcos
22 DF MATARRITA Ronald
23 GK MOREIRA Leonel

flagSerbia

FIFA World Ranking: 35

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 11

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2010

Brief: ‘White Eagles’– Nickname of the National team, coached by their former international defender – Mladen Krstajic will look to better their two semi - final appearances in past as their best record.

Stars: Former Chelsea Player and current captain of Serbia since 2012 – Branislav Ivanovic would be pivotal if the Serbs are to get ahead.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK STOJKOVIC Vladimir
2 DF RUKAVINA Antonio
3 DF TOSIC Dusko
4 MF MILIVOJEVIC Luka
5 DF SPAJIC Uros
6 DF IVANOVIC Branislav
7 MF ZIVKOVIC Andrija
8 FW PRIJOVIC Aleksandar
9 FW MITROVIC Aleksandar
10 MF TADIC Dusan
11 DF KOLAROV Aleksandar
12 GK RAJKOVIC Predrag
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 DF VELJKOVIC Milos
14 DF RODIC Milan
15 DF MILENKOVIC Nikola
16 MF GRUJIC Marko
17 MF KOSTIC Filip
18 FW RADONJIC Nemanja
19 FW JOVIC Luka
20 MF MILINKOVIC-SAVIC Sergej
21 MF MATIC Nemanja
22 MF LJAJIC Adem
23 GK DMITROVIC Marko

flagGermany

FIFA World Ranking: 1

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 18

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: The ‘Die Mannschaft’ – Nickname of National team, ranked the top team in the world and the defending Champions. Coached by Joachim Lowe since 2006 and having won the World Cup in 2014 and Confederations Cup last year, they will look to hold on to the trophy

Stars: They work as a unit where everyone has their role in the machine and are the stars at it but the name to keep an eye on would be Toni Kroos who was a key player for the team in 2014 .

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK NEUER Manuel
2 DF PLATTENHARDT Marvin
3 DF HECTOR Jonas
4 DF GINTER Matthias
5 DF HUMMELS Mats
6 MF KHEDIRA Sami
7 MF DRAXLER Julian
8 MF KROOS Toni
9 FW WERNER Timo
10 MF OEZIL Mesut
11 FW REUS Marco
12 GK TRAPP Kevin
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 MF MUELLER Thomas
14 MF GORETZKA Leon
15 DF SUELE Niklas
16 DF RUEDIGER Antonio
17 DF BOATENG Jerome
18 DF KIMMICH Joshua
19 MF RUDY Sebastian
20 MF BRANDT Julian
21 MF GUENDOGAN Ilkay
22 GK TER STEGEN Marc-Andre
23 FW GOMEZ Mario

flagMexico

FIFA World Ranking: 15

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 15

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: ‘El Tri’ – Nickname of the national team, had a stellar performance in qualifying – the first top team from CONCACAF with three games to spare. Coached by Juan Carlos Osorio, the Columbian had a good run with the club Atletico Nacional before joining the national team in 2015.

Stars: Popularly known as ‘Chicharito’ – Javier Fernandez with already two appearances at FIFA World Cup 2010 and 2014 and also the all time highest goal scorer for Mexico will be the name to look out for.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK CORONA Jose
2 DF AYALA Hugo
3 DF SALCEDO Carlos
4 DF MARQUEZ Rafael
5 DF REYES Diego
6 MF DOS SANTOS Jonathan
7 MF LAYUN Miguel
8 FW FABIAN Marco
9 FW JIMENEZ Raul
10 MF DOS SANTOS Giovani
11 FW VELA Carlos
12 GK TALAVERA Alfredo
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 GK OCHOA Guillermo
14 FW HERNANDEZ Javier
15 DF MORENO Hector
16 DF HERRERA Hector
17 MF CORONA Jesus
18 MF GUARDADO Andres
19 FW PERALTA Oribe
20 MF AQUINO Javier
21 DF ALVAREZ Edson
22 FW LOZANO Hirving
23 MF GALLARDO Jesus

flagSweden

FIFA World Ranking: 23

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 11

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2009

Brief: ‘Blågult’ – The blue-yellow -Nickname of the National team, are back on the world cup scene after a 12 year gap. Coached by Janne Andersson who lead them to famous play off win over Italy to qualify for 2018 will look to make their mark in this event without their iconic striker Zlatan Imbrahimovic.

Stars: Marcus Berg has provided plenty goals for the national team in qualifying will be one who the opponents will want to check.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK OLSEN Robin
2 DF LUSTIG Mikael
3 DF LINDELOF Victorn
4 DF GRANQVIST Andreas
5 DF OLSSON Martin
6 DF AUGUSTINSSON Ludwig
7 MF LARSSON Sebastian
8 MF EKDAL Albin
9 FW BERG Marcus
10 MF FORSBERG Emil
11 FW GUIDETTI John
12 GK JOHNSSON Karl-Johan
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 MF SVENSSON Gustav
14 DF HELANDER Filip
15 MF HILJEMARK Oscar
16 DF KRAFTH Emil
17 MF CLAESSON Viktor
18 DF JANSSON Pontus
19 MF ROHDEN Marcus
20 FW TOIVONEN Ola
21 MF DURMAZ Jimmy
22 FW THELIN Isaac Kiese
23 GK NORDFELDT Kristoffer

flagKorea Republic

FIFA World Ranking: 61

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 9

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: Shin Tae-Yong lead the ‘Taegeuk Warriors / Red Devils’ – Nickname of the South Korean Team, in a difficult campaign to their 10th appearance in the FIFA World Cup. Shin has been a former player and tasted victory as coach of the club Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma in the AFC champions league in 2010. In a group with defending Champions Germany alongside with Mexico and Sweden it won’t be a easy ride to the second stage but will the Taegeuk Warriors sound the battle cry in Russia ?

Stars: Ki-Sung Yueng, the most recognizable name on the squad and gifted midfielder, spend more than six seasons in the English premier league. Tottenham Hotspurs striker Son Heungmin could also be a handful for the opponents

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK KIM Seunggyu
2 DF LEE Yong
3 DF JUNG Seunghyun
4 DF OH Bansuk
5 DF YUN Youngsun
6 DF PARK Jooho
7 MF SON Heungmin
8 MF JU Sejong
9 FW KIM Shinwook
10 MF LEE Seungwoo
11 FW HWANG Heechan
12 DF KIM Minwoo
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 MF KOO Jacheol
14 DF HONG Chul
15 DF JUNG Wooyoung
16 MF KI Sungyueng
17 MF LEE Jaesung
18 MF MOON Seonmin
19 DF KIM Younggwon
20 DF JANG Hyunsoo
21 GK KIM Jinhyeon
22 DF GO Yohan
23 GK JO Hyeonwoo

flagBelgium

FIFA World Ranking: 3

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 12

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: The ‘Les Diables Rouges’ – Nickname of the National team , coached by the Spaniard Roberto Martinez had an unbeaten entry to FIFA World Cup 2018. They will look to better their 1986 World Cup best performance of 4th place.

Stars: Romelu lukaku who shot them thro to 2018 by scoring a clinical header against Greece in qualifying and the skilful Chelsea forward - Eden Hazard

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK COURTOIS Thibaut
2 DF ALDERWEIRELD Toby
3 DF VERMAELEN Thomas
4 DF KOMPANY Vincent
5 DF VERTONGHEN Jan
6 MF WITSEL Axe
7 MF DE BRUYNE Kevin
8 MF FELLAINI Marouane
9 FW LUKAKU Romelu
10 FW HAZARD Eden
11 MF CARRASCO Yannick
12 GK MIGNOLET Simon
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 GK CASTEELS Koen
14 FW MERTENS Dries
15 DF MEUNIER Thomas
16 MF HAZARD Thorgan
17 MF TIELEMANS Your
18 FW JANUZAJ Adnan
19 MF DEMBELE Moussa
20 DF BOYATA Dedryck
21 FW BATSHUAYI Michy
22 MF CHADLI Nacer
23 DF DENDONCKER Leander

flagPanama

FIFA World Ranking: 55

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 0

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: None

Brief: Debutants at the FIFA World Cup – ‘La Marea Roja’ – Nickname for the national team are no pushovers. Coached by Columbian Hernan Gomez who has had previous World Cup experience with this own country at 1998 and 2002 with Ecuador.

Stars: The team will heavily bank on their most experienced – Blas Perez and the goal scoring abilities of Captain Roman Torres.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK PENEDO Jaime
2 DF MURILLO Michael
3 DF CUMMINGS Harold
4 DF ESCOBAR Fidel
5 DF TORRES Roman
6 MF GOMEZ Gabriel
7 FW PEREZ Blas
8 MF BARCENAS Edgar
9 FW TORRES Gabriel
10 FW DIAZ Ismael
11 MF COOPER Armando
12 GK CALDERON Jose
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 DF MACHADO Adolfo
14 MF PIMENTEL Valentin
15 DF DAVIS Eric
16 FW ARROYO Abdiel
17 DF OVALLE Luis
18 FW TEJADA Luis
19 MF QUINTERO Alberto
20 MF GODOY Aniba
21 MF RODRIGUEZ Jose Luis
22 GK RODRIGUEZ Alex
23 DF BALOY Felipe

flagTunisia

FIFA World Ranking: 14

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 4

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: The Eagles of Carthage – nickname of the Tunisian Team, is coached by the Nabil Maâloul, a former Tunisian National team player with 74 caps He took over in April 2017 and successfully took the National team to FIFA World Cup Russia after a gap of 12 years. They have never gone beyond the group stage in their previous appearances at the World Cup but this year could be different. They are the highest ranked African nation in the world currently but will the Eagles of Carthage soar high.

Stars: Though the team doesn’t have stars playing in Europe unlike the other African teams, the names to watch out for are the midfielder and vice captain – Wahbi Khazri.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK BEN MUSTAPHA Farouk
2 DF BEN YOUSSEF Syam
3 DF BEN ALOUANE Yohan
4 DF MERIAH Yassine
5 DF HADDADI Oussama
6 DF BEDOUI Rami
7 FW KHAOUI Saifeddine
8 FW BEN YOUSSEF Fakhreddine
9 MF BADRI Anice
10 FW KHAZRI Wahbi
11 DF BRONN Dylan
12 DF MAALOUL Ali
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 MF SASSI Ferjani
14 MF BEN AMOR Mohamed
15 FW KHALIL Ahmed
16 GK MATHLOUTHI Aymen
17 MF SKHIRI Ellyes
18 FW SRARFI Bassem
19 FW KHALIFA Saber
20 FW CHAALELI Ghaylen
21 DF NAGUEZ Hamdi
22 GK HASSEN Mouez
23 FW SLITI Naim

flagEngland

FIFA World Ranking: 13

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 14

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: Coached by former defender of ‘The Three lions’ – Nickname of the national team – Gareth Southgate took them to a sixth consecutive FIFA World Cup. Will the seniors do what the U-17 team did in India in 2017 by lifting the World Cup.

Stars: Daniel Sturridge and Harry Kane will be the men who England will bank on to bring the Cup to the Island after over half a century.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK PICKFORD Jordan
2 DF WALKER Kyle
3 DF ROSE Danny
4 MF DIER Eric
5 DF STONES John
6 DF MAGUIRE Harry
7 MF LINGARD Jesse
8 MF HENDERSON Jordan
9 FW KANE Harry
10 FW STERLING Raheem
11 FW VARDY Jamie
12 DF TRIPPIER Kieran
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 GK BUTLAND Jack
14 FW WELBECK Danny
15 DF CAHILL Gary
16 DF JONES Phil
17 DF DELPH Fabian
18 DF YOUNG Ashley
19 FW RASHFORD Marcus
20 MF ALLI Dele
21 MF LOFTUS-CHEEK Ruben
22 DF ALEXANDER-ARNOLD Trent
23 GK POPE Nick

flagPoland

FIFA World Ranking: 10

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 7

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2016

Brief: Returning after a gap of 12 year – ‘Biało-czerwoni’ – (The Red and Whites) Nickname of the National team, they will look to better their best performance of being placed 3rd way back in 1982. Coached by former Polish international player Adam Nawalka since 2013, the team entered the quarter finals of the European Championship in 2016 will.

Stars: Robert Lewandowski , Poland’s all time leading goal scorer and the highest goal scorer in the qualifying campaign in Europe.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK SZCZESNY Wojciech
2 Df PAZDAN Michal
3 DF JEDRZEJCZYK Artur
4 DF CIONEK Thiago
5 DF BEDNAREK Jan
6 MF GORALSKI Jacek
7 FW MILIK Arkadiusz
8 MF LINETTY Karol
9 FW LEWANDOWSKI Robert
10 MF KRYCHOWIAK Grzegorz
11 MF GROSICKI Kamil
12 GK BIALKOWSKI Bartosz
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 MF RYBUS Macie
14 FW TEODORCZYK Lukasz
15 DF GLIK Kamil
16 MF BLASZCZYKOWSKI Jakub
17 MF PESZKO Slawomir
18 DF ZHIRKOV Yury
19 MF BERESZYNSKI Bartosz
20 DF ZIELINSKI Piotr
21 MF PISZCZEK Lukasz
22 GK FABIANSKI Lukasz
23 FW KOWNACKI Dawid

flagSenegal

FIFA World Ranking: 28

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 1

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: Aliou Cisse, Captain of the Senegal Team that created history 2002 World Cup in Korea by taking his side to the quarter finals at the debut at the event, is now the coach and all eyes will be on ‘The Lions of Teranga’ – Nick name of the Senegalese National team. They went unbeaten thro to qualify for the World Cup 2018. Does someone remember the stunner they pulled off in 2002 beating the favourites and defending champions France?

Stars: Mane – watch out for this man as he created history of being the most expensive African player with a £34 million move to Liverpool in 2016.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK DIALLO Abdoulaye
2 DF CISS Saliou
3 DF KOULIBALY Kalidou
4 MF GUEYE Idrissa Gana
5 MF SANE Salif
6 FW SOW Moussa
7 MF KOUYATE Cheikhou
8 FW DIOUF Mame
9 FW MANE Sadio
10 MF NDOYE Cheikh
11 DF SABALY Youssouf
12 MF NDIAYE Alfred
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 FW KONATE Moussa
14 FW SAKHO Diafra
15 GK NDIAYE Khadim
16 MF NDIAYE Pape Alioune
17 FW SARR Ismaila
18 FW NIANG Mbaye
19 FW BALDE Keita
20 DF GASSAMA Lamine
21 FW IZQUIERDO Jose
22 DF WAGUE Moussa
23 GI GOMIS Alfred

flagColombia

FIFA World Ranking: 16

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 5

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: The ‘Los Cafeteros’ – Nickname of National team, are making their first consecutive appearance at the FIFA World Cup. A quarterfinalist from 2014, coached by Jose Peckerman will look to better their last appearance record.

Stars: 2014 FIFA Golden boot award winner James Rodriguez will the mainstay of the team and the one to keep an eye out for.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK OSPINA David
2 DF ZAPATA Cristian
3 DF MURILLO Oscar
4 DF ARIAS Santiago
5 MF BARRIOS Wilmar
6 MF SANCHEZ Carlos
7 FW BACCA Carlos
8 MF AGUILAR Abel
9 FW FALCAO Radamel
10 MF RODRIGUEZ James
11 MF CUADRADO Juan
12 GK VARGAS Camilo
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 DF MINA Yerry
14 FW MURIEL Luis
15 MF URIBE Mateus
16 MF LERMA Jefferson
17 DF MOJICA Johan
18 DF FABRA Frank
19 FW BORJA Miguel
20 MF QUINTERO Juan
21 FW IZQUIERDO Jose
22 GK CUADRADO Jose
23 DF SANCHEZ Davinson

flagJapan

FIFA World Ranking: 60

Appearances in FIFA World Cup : 5

Last Appearance at FIFA World Cup: 2014

Brief: Veteran coach Akira Nishino, who recently took over the ‘Blue Samurai’ – Nickname of the Japan National Team, has the experience of taking the club Gamba Osaka to the FIFA Club World Cup semi-finals in 2008 . Will the Blue Samurais have the rare distinction of having appeared in every FIFA World Cup since they debuted in 1998, bring a Tsunami wave to Russia!!

Stars: Maya Yoshida has been central to Japan’s qualification and with his set pieces could be dangerous for the opponents on any day.

Jersey No Position Player Name
1 GK KAWASHIMA Eiji
2 DF UEDA Naomichi
3 DF SHOJI Gen
4 MF HONDA Keisuke
5 DF NAGATOMO Yuto
6 DF ENDO Wataru
7 MF SHIBASAKI Gaku
8 MF HARAGUCHI Genki
9 FW OKAZAKI Shinji
10 MF KAGAWA Shinji
11 MF USAMI Takashi
12 GK HIGASHIGUCHI Masaaki
Jersey No Position Player Name
13 FW MUTO Yoshinor
14 MF INUI Takashi
15 FW OSAKO Yuya
16 MF YAMAGUCHI Hotaru
17 MF HASEBE Makoto
18 MF OSHIMA Ryota
19 DF SAKAI Hiroki
20 DF MAKINO Tomoaki
21 DF SAKAI Gotoku
22 DF YOSHIDA Maya
23 GK NAKAMURA Kosuke