Player Replacement: Switzerland
Switzerland replace Johan VONLANTHEN with Hakan YAKIN
FIFA Berlin, 9 June 2006
FIFA has complied with a request from the Schweizerischer Fussballverband to replace player no. 22, Johan VONLANTHEN, who is not fit to participate in the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
He will be replaced by:
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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, 9 June 2006