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U-21,please submit your country!

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Ok,please everyone,submit your country's U-21 best line up.Give a small text on each player as well.


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Sotiris Liberopulos ( http://www.epo.gr/3/32/322/g32219.html ) is a good young keeper.He is exelent at making reflex saves but is too ewratic at times and quite dodgy at crosses.He is the starting goalkeeper of Kalamata.

Giorgos Hatzizisis ( http://www.epo.gr/3/32/322/g32226.html ) is an extremelly fast and smart wing back with great cross and passing skills.Likes to go up front a lot and scores often.He belongs to PAOK but plays on loan at Kavala.

Giorgos Alexopulos ( http://www.epo.gr/3/32/322/g32204.html ) is a strong but slow central defender who can also play as anchor.He is very good at heading but his limited speed makes him less decent on ground game.He plays for Panathinaikos.

Xenofon Moshogianis ( http://www.epo.gr/3/32/322/g32220.html ) is a central defender.His best skills is his speed but he lacks concentration and makes often silly mistakes.Decent tackling and a specialist at man marking.He starts for Paniliakos.

Kostas Lubutis is a fantastic left wing back.He is fast,agile and tiredless.His best time is when he runs up the field so he can release a powerful long range volley or a decent cross.A fighter who never gives up can surpise a lot of people when he breaks in the international scene.He starts for Aris.

Pandelis Kafes ( http://www.epo.gr/3/32/322/g32212.html ) is a very good offencive midfielder/forward equaly good at the right or the center of the field.A great dribbler and scorer lacks passing.He is constantly improving.He plays for PAOK.

Dimitris Gramozzis is a very good defencive midfielder and is considered one of the best young players in the game.He had an impressive season.A powerful tckler and a great man marker Gramozzis can also operate as a central defender.He is a starter for Hamburg SV in Germany and is set to join Kaiserslautern in the summer.

Hristos Patsatzoglu ( http://www.epo.gr/3/32/322/g32222.html ) is probably the most well balanced young midfielder you can see.The young play-maker is on the verge of receiving a call for the Senior National Team after putting up some exelent performances for his club.He has accurate passing and fights like a mad dog for the ball.His ball winning skills and his exelent positioning,along with his speed and smartness in his game allow him to play as a creative sweeper as well.He plays for Scoda Xanthi but he will surely leave for a bigger team in the summer.

Giorgos Vakouftsis is one of the hottest properties Greek football has.He recenlty broke in the team because of his young age (18).Vakouftsis is a classy right winger,equally good as a forward.He is a lethal scorer and tricky dribbler and has a mean shot.His tends to be too selfish and keeps the ball too much sometimes.His crossing needs some improving but he is expected to play a significant with his age role in his club next season.He plays for Fiorentina.

Sotiris Konstadinidis ( http://www.epo.gr/3/32/322/g32217.html ) is a bing,strong and tall forward with an exelent heading ability.Despite his size he has a very good ball control and he is a good dribbler.Too selfish at times can also play as an offencive midfielder.He plays for AEK.

Lambros Choutos is the best Greek young player.He has probably played his last game with the U-21 side as he is currently a starter at the senior national team.He played for Roma but never got a chance because of a rift with Fabio Cappelo and he was transfred to Olympiakos in the summer.Since then he hasnt stopped scoring.He is only 18 and is definitely among the Top 10 young forwards in Europe.He plays for Olympiakos.

Any given Sunday,you either win or loose.That's FOOTBALL...

[This message has been edited by AMOROSO! (edited 19-05-2000).]
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With some delay , here is the Belgium U21 squad..

GK : Gillet (Monza)

Def: Geerinkcx (Fortuna Sittard) - Hoefkens (Lierse) - Van Buyten (Standard) - Daems (Lierse)

Mid : Chatelle (Gent) - Van Handenhoven (Metz) - Bassegio (Anderlecht) - Somers (Lierse)

Att : E. Mpenza (Schalke 04) - Roussel (Coventry)

Other players :
GK : Renard (Udinese)
Def : Dufer (Charleroi)
Mid : Vandebroek (Mechelen) - Van Dessel (Roda)
Att : Sonck (Genk) - Cavens (Lierse)

A talented group i think, not superstars but a strong generation (for belgian ofcourse, they can't compete with argentina-brazil :)).
This team just missed the qualification for the Olimpics. Holland defeated us :( but it was very close !

Hoefkens, Daems, Bassegio, Somers, E. Mpenza and Cavens already played with the Belgian A-team and didn't played that much with the U-21 !

Our strongest part is the attack and keepers.

Best players are Mpenza and Bassegio

[This message has been edited by Kevin (edited 23-05-2000).]
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Yes, Mbo is 23 i think..

Well gOD, i already had Sonck en Cavens on the bench but there is certainly Soetaers ofcourse. But i consider the other 4 who i mentioned as better strikers for the moment. Maybe because i haven't seen Soetaers play that much but these other 4 have also proven theirself already. Soetaers never get the chance with Anderlecht and now we will have to wait and see how he develops at Roda.

And i think that Roussel is a better striker then Cavens. Cavens has the potential to be a great striker but he plays with way to much ups en downs.. When has more consistency in his game i maybe put him above Roussel - Mpenza but like he is playing now he is a bench player..
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