Slovenia add two for N Ireland, Czech Republic

October 6, 2008

LJUBLJANA, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Slovenia's coach Matjaz Kek on Monday called in two additional players for the upcoming 2010 World Cup Group Three qualifiers against Northern Ireland and Czech Republic.

Aleksander Radosavljevic (Tom Tomsk) and Ales Mejac (Maribor) have been called in as backup for midfielder Anton Zlogar, who has a broken nose.

"Zlogar's performance is still questionable but he remains in the team," said Matjaz Krajnik, Slovenia's soccer federation spokesman.

Slovenia host Northern Ireland on Oct. 11 before travelling to Teplice to face Czech Republic four days later.

Goalkeepers: Samir Handanovic (Udinese), Aleksander Seliga (Celje).

Defenders: Bostjan Cesar (Olympique Marseille), Luka Elsner (Domzale), Branko Ilic (Betis), Bojan Jokic (Sochaux), Mitja Morec (CSKA Sofija), Marko Suler (Gent).

Midfielders: Valter Birsa (Sochaux), Miso Brecko (Cologne), Andrej Komac (Djurgardens), Robert Koren (West Bromwich Albion), Andraz Kirm (Domzale), Darjan Matic (Interblock), Luka Zinko (Domzale), Anton Zlogar (Omonia), Aleksander Radosavljevic (Tom Tomsk), Ales Mejac (Maribor).

Forwards: Zlatko Dedic (Frosinone), Zlatan Ljubijankic (Gent), Mirnes Sisic (Olympiakos Piraeus), Milivoje Novakovic (Cologne).