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Player Replacement: Trinidad and Tobago

MR 005IS

Trinidad and Tobago replace Silvio SPANN by Evans WISE

FIFA Berlin, 31 May 2006 –

FIFA has complied with a request from the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation to replace player no. 16, Silvio SPANN, who is not fit to participate in the 2006 FIFA World Cup(TM).

He will be replaced by:

  • Evans WISE

  • 23.11.1973

  • Waldhof Mannheim, GER

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, 31 May 2006