Injuries, bans and polls hit Romania

November 11, 2004
By Radu Timofte
BUCHAREST, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Beset by injuries and bans and with their coach caught up in a feverish parliamentary electoral race, Romania have delayed naming their squad for next week's World Cup European Group One qualifier against Armenia.

About 12 key players will miss the match on November 17 and national team coach Anghel Iordanescu is running for a parliamentary seat with the ruling Social Democrat party in the November 28 general election.

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