2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™

9 June - 9 July

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2006 FIFA World Cup™

Overview of all Player Replacements

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* Overview of all Player Replacements *

FIFA Berlin, 18 June 2006 –

Further to official information regarding player replacements up to 24 hours before the first match of the relevant association, FIFA can now confirm that a total of 19 players were withdrawn from their national team and replaced by alternative players at the 2006 FIFA World Cup™:

Team Injured Player New Player Date
Brazil [18] EDMILSON MINEIRO 02.06.2006
Czech Republic [7] SMICER Vladimir SIONKO Libor 10.06.2006
England [22] GREEN Robert CARSON Scott 01.06.2006
France [9] CISSE Djibril GOVOU Sidney 10.06.2006
Iran [18] ZARE Sattar NAVIDKIA Moharram 09.06.2006
Japan [2] TANAKA Makoto MONIWA Teruyuki 01.06.2006
Paraguay [20] CARDOZO Jose LOPEZ Dante 08.06.2006
Poland [19] GORAWSKI Damian BOSACKI Bartosz 26.05.2006
Portugal [22] BRUNO VALE PAULO SANTOS 30.05.2006
Saudi Arabia [17] AL ANBAR Mohammed AL BISHI Mohamed 13.06.2006
Serbia and Montenegro [16] VUCINIC Mirko PETKOVIC Dusan 31.05.2006
Spain [3] DEL HORNO Asier PERNIA Mariano 04.06.2006
Switzerland [22] VONLANTHEN Johan YAKIN Hakan 09.06.2006
Togo [21] GUEDE Karim ATSOU Franck 12.06.2006
Trinidad and Tobago [16] SPANN Silvio WISE Evans 31.05.2006
Tunisia [17] JOMAA Issam BEN SAADA Chaouki 09.06.2006
Tunisia [7] MERIAH Mehdi GUEMAMDIA Haykel 11.06.2006
Ukraine [3] FEDOROV Serhiy IATSENKO Oleksandr 30.05.2006
USA [12] GIBBS Cory BERHALTER Gregg 31.05.2006

The following associations made no player replacements:

Angola

Argentina

Australia

Costa Rica

Côte d'Ivoire

Croatia

Ecuador

England

Germany

Ghana

Italy

Japan

Korea Republic

Mexico

Netherlands

Sweden

FIFA Communications Division

Berlin, 18 June 2006