Player Replacement: Czech Republic
Czech Republic replace Vladimir SMICER with Libor SIONKO
FIFA Berlin, 10 June 2006
FIFA has complied with a request from the Football Association of Czech Republic to replace player no. 7, Vladimir SMICER, who is not fit to participate in the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
He will be replaced by:
Member associations are allowed to replace injured or sick players up to twenty-four hours prior to the team's opening match provided that their medical condition has been ratified by the FIFA Sports Medical Committee.
FIFA Communications Division
Berlin, 10 June 2006