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Rehhagel names Greece squad for Italy match

November 16, 2008

Greece coach Otto Rehhagel named the following 20-man squad for Wednesday's friendly against Italy at the Karaiskakis Stadium.

Goalkeepers: Costas Halkias (PAOK Salonika), Alexandros Tzorvas (Panathinaikos)

Defenders: Traianos Dellas (Anorthosis Famagusta), Socratis Papastathopoulos (Genoa), Nikos Spyropoulos, Loukas Vintra (both Panathinaikos), Avraam Papadopoulos, Vassilis Torosidis (both Olympiakos Piraeus)

Midfielders: Costas Katsouranis (Benfica), Giorgos Karagounis, Sotiris Ninis, Alexandros Tziolis (all Panathinaikos), Christos Patsatzoglou (Olympiakos), Angelos Basinas, Vassilis Pliatsikas (AEK Athens)

Strikers: Fanis Gekas (Bayer Leverkusen), Nikos Liberopoulos (Eintracht Frankfurt), Vangelis Mantzios, Dimitris Salpigidis (both Panathinaikos), Vassilis Koutsianikoulis (Ergotelis)