5 15 2008 12136 l - Russia announced squad for Euro football tournament

Russia announced squad for Euro football tournament


MOSCOW: Russia striker Alexander Kerzhakov was a surprise omission when coach Guus Hiddink unveiled his 25-man provisional squad for Euro 2008.

Kerzhakov has struggled to regain his form since joining Dynamo Moscow from Sevilla in February.

The 25-man panel will be trimmed to 23 by May 28.

Russia are in Group D with Greece, Spain and Sweden at the championship being co-hosted by Austria and Switzerland