Football at the 2005 Mediterranean Games – Men's team squads

Below are the squads for the Football at the 2005 Mediterranean Games, hosted in Almería, Spain, and took place between 23 June and 3 July 2005.[1] Teams were national U-23 sides (although in fact none of the players named were older than 21).

Group AEdit

ItalyEdit

Head coach:   Pietro Ghedin[2]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Enrico Rossi Chauvenet (1984-06-04)4 June 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   Padova
2 2DF Domenico Citro (1984-09-17)17 September 1984 (aged 20) 3 0   Carrarese
3 2DF Federico Peluso (1984-01-20)20 January 1984 (aged 21) 3 0   Ternana
4 2DF Mauro Belotti (1984-05-13)13 May 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   Prato (on loan from AlbinoLeffe)
5 2DF Michelangelo Palazzo (1984-03-09)9 March 1984 (aged 21) 3 0   Olbia
6 3MF Filippo Porcari (1984-04-28)28 April 1984 (aged 21) 3 0   Pisa (on loan from Milan)
7 3MF Nico Pulzetti (1984-02-13)13 February 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   Castelnuovo (on loan from Cesena)
8 3MF Gianluca Galasso (1984-01-18)18 January 1984 (aged 21) 3 0   Salernitana (on loan from Roma)
9 4FW Antimo Iunco (1984-06-06)6 June 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   Verona
10 4FW Daniele Vantaggiato (1984-10-10)10 October 1984 (aged 20) 3 0   Crotone
11 4FW Simone Masini (1984-10-23)23 October 1984 (aged 20) 3 0   Cesena (on loan from Lucchese)
12 1GK Davide Capello (1984-09-27)27 September 1984 (aged 20) 1 0   Belluno (on loan from Cagliari)
13 2DF Dario Bova (1984-03-31)31 March 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   Imolese
14 2DF Riccardo Bolzan (1984-09-01)1 September 1984 (aged 20) 0 0   Sangiovannese
15 3MF Fabio Catacchini (1984-01-19)19 January 1984 (aged 21) 3 0   Pistoiese
16 3MF Paolo Facchinetti (1984-03-06)6 March 1984 (aged 21) 1 0   Montichiari
17 3MF Paolo Ruffini (1984-03-06)6 March 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   Pro Sesto
18 4FW Federico Piovaccari (1984-09-10)10 September 1984 (aged 20) 2 0   Vittoria (on loan from Internazionale)

LibyaEdit

Head coach:   Ante Čačić

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Abdissalam Msallem (1984-01-01)1 January 1984 (aged 21) 2 0
2 2DF Zakaria Benmusa (1984-12-09)9 December 1984 (aged 20) 5 0
3 2DF Mansur Agala (1984-11-02)2 November 1984 (aged 20) 4 0
4 2DF Abddrahman Ezwawi (1984-05-09)9 May 1984 (aged 21) 5 0
5 2DF Mohamed Ben Nabia (1984-05-15)15 May 1984 (aged 21) 4 0
6 3MF Mohamed Fares (1985-09-06)6 September 1985 (aged 19) 5 0
8 3MF Hamed Ahniash (1984-04-09)9 April 1984 (aged 21) 4 0
9 4FW Nabil Hndi (1984-01-01)1 January 1984 (aged 21) 5 0
10 3MF Marwan Almabrok (1984-01-01)1 January 1984 (aged 21) 5 0
13 3MF Ayman El-Hagi (1984-01-06)6 January 1984 (aged 21) 3 0
14 4FW Ala Mohamed (1985-04-24)24 April 1985 (aged 20) 2 0
16 3MF Mohamed Esnany (1984-05-13)13 May 1984 (aged 21) 4 0
17 2DF Mohamed Gbrail (1985-07-07)7 July 1985 (aged 19) 5 0
19 2DF Ibrahim Abda (1984-09-02)2 September 1984 (aged 20) 4 0
20 4FW Ahmed Wafa (1986-01-01)1 January 1986 (aged 19) 2 0
21 1GK Muhsan Ashrif (1985-12-01)1 December 1985 (aged 19) 3 0
22 3MF Mohamed El-Mughraby (1985-01-01)1 January 1985 (aged 20) 4 0
24 3MF Walid El-Khatroushi (1985-01-01)1 January 1985 (aged 20) 5 0

MoroccoEdit

Head coach:   Aziz El Khiyati

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Mohamed Baze (1986-01-01)1 January 1986 (aged 19) 5 0
2 2DF Jamaleddine Omari (1984-02-02)2 February 1984 (aged 21) 5 0
3 3MF Khalid Sekkat (1984-05-12)12 May 1984 (aged 21) 5 0   Maghreb Fez
4 2DF Mohamed Ait Abbou (1985-08-23)23 August 1985 (aged 19) 5 0   IR Tanger
5 2DF Omar Bendriss (1984-05-25)25 May 1984 (aged 21) 5 0   FAR Rabat
6 3MF Yassime Naoume (1984-08-22)22 August 1984 (aged 20) 4 0
7 4FW Youssef Kaddioui (1984-09-28)28 September 1984 (aged 20) 5 0   FAR Rabat
8 3MF Mohamed Amine Nejmi (1985-07-23)23 July 1985 (aged 19) 1 0
9 4FW Hassan Souari (1984-12-24)24 December 1984 (aged 20) 5 0   Khouribga
10 3MF Salaheddine Aqqal (1984-08-22)22 August 1984 (aged 20) 5 0   Khouribga
11 3MF Saa Eddine Amal (1984-08-22)22 August 1984 (aged 20) 3 0
12 1GK Mourad Yabka (1985-10-11)11 October 1985 (aged 19) 0 0
13 3MF Abderrazak Barouch (1984-03-24)24 March 1984 (aged 21) 5 0   KAC Marrakech
14 2DF Hamza Abourazzouk (1986-06-16)16 June 1986 (aged 19) 4 0   Wydad Casablanca
15 3MF Younes Kandoussi (1984-02-05)5 February 1984 (aged 21) 2 0
16 3MF Mostafa Fanoune (1984-11-10)10 November 1984 (aged 20) 2 0   Rachad Bernoussi
17 4FW Mohamed Zouidi (1985-02-03)3 February 1985 (aged 20) 5 0
18 2DF Adil Soudassi (1985-12-11)11 December 1985 (aged 19) 4 0

Group BEdit

MaltaEdit

Head coach:   Silvio Vella

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Andrew Hogg (1985-03-02)2 March 1985 (aged 20) 2 0   Pietà Hotspurs
2 2DF Alex Muscat (1984-12-14)14 December 1984 (aged 20) 2 0   Sliema Wanderers
3 2DF Steve Bezzina (1987-01-05)5 January 1987 (aged 18) 1 0   Valletta
4 2DF Josef Mifsud (1984-09-07)7 September 1984 (aged 20) 2 0   Msida Saint-Joseph
5 1GK David Camenzuli (1985-01-24)24 January 1985 (aged 20) 2 0   Pietà Hotspurs
6 2DF Andrei Agius (1986-08-12)12 August 1986 (aged 18) 1 0   Atletico Catania
7 3MF Clayton Failla (1986-01-08)8 January 1986 (aged 19) 2 0   St. Patrick
8 4FW Paul Fenech (1986-12-20)20 December 1986 (aged 18) 2 0   Msida Saint-Joseph
9 3MF Mark Gauci (1986-01-07)7 January 1986 (aged 19) 2 0
10 3MF Dyson Falzon (1986-03-09)9 March 1986 (aged 19) 2 0   Mosta
11 2DF Matthew Bartolo (1986-06-14)14 June 1986 (aged 19) 2 0   Mosta
12 1GK Bernard Paris (1985-02-07)7 February 1985 (aged 20) 0 0   Birkirkara
13 3MF Edmond Agius (1987-02-23)23 February 1987 (aged 18) 0 0   Hibernians
14 3MF Joel Sammut Vasquez (1987-04-02)2 April 1987 (aged 18) 2 0   Birkirkara
15 2DF Kenneth Spiteri (1986-03-22)22 March 1986 (aged 19) 1 0
16 4FW Ryan Fenech (1986-04-20)20 April 1986 (aged 19) 2 0   Ħamrun Spartans
17 4FW Andrew Scerri (1986-03-14)14 March 1986 (aged 19) 2 0
18 2DF Jonathan Pearson (1987-01-23)23 January 1987 (aged 18) 0 0   Hibernians

SpainEdit

Head coach:   Juan Santisteban

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Rubén Iván Martínez (1984-06-22)22 June 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   Barcelona
2 2DF Javier Flaño (1984-08-19)19 August 1984 (aged 20) 2 0   Osasuna
3 2DF Iván Ramis (1984-10-25)25 October 1984 (aged 20) 4 0   Mallorca
4 2DF Carlos García (1984-04-29)29 April 1984 (aged 21) 4 0   Poli Ejido (on loan from Espanyol)
5 2DF Miguel Flaño (1984-08-19)19 August 1984 (aged 20) 2 0   Osasuna
6 3MF Miki (1984-06-28)28 June 1984 (aged 20) 3 0   Espanyol
7 3MF Francisco Montañés (1986-10-08)8 October 1986 (aged 18) 4 1   Barcelona
8 3MF Sergio Torres (1984-03-02)2 March 1984 (aged 21) 5 0   Atlético Madrid
9 4FW Kepa Blanco (1984-01-13)13 January 1984 (aged 21) 4 2   Sevilla
10 4FW Manu del Moral (1984-02-25)25 February 1984 (aged 21) 5 2   Recreativo Huelva (on loan from Atlético Madrid)
11 3MF Antonio Puerta (1984-11-26)26 November 1984 (aged 20) 5 2   Sevilla
12 4FW Ángel Javier Arizmendi (1984-03-03)3 March 1984 (aged 21) 4 1   Racing Santander (on loan from Atlético Madrid)
13 1GK Iván Cuéllar (1984-05-27)27 May 1984 (aged 21) 3 0   Atlético Madrid
14 3MF Gorka Larrea (1984-04-07)7 April 1984 (aged 21) 4 0   Real Sociedad
15 2DF Jesús Gámez (1985-04-10)10 April 1985 (aged 20) 4 2   Málaga
16 2DF Javier Tarantino (1984-06-26)26 June 1984 (aged 20) 4 0   Numancia (on loan from Athletic Bilbao)
17 2DF Juan Valera (1984-12-21)21 December 1984 (aged 20) 5 1   Murcia
18 3MF Javi Fuego (1984-01-07)7 January 1984 (aged 21) 5 0   Sporting Gijón

TurkeyEdit

Head coach:   Turan Mesci

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Bulut Basmaz (1984-05-06)6 May 1984 (aged 21) 1 0   Altay
2 2DF Feridun Sungur (1984-01-02)2 January 1984 (aged 21) 5 0   Elazığspor
3 2DF Ramazan Kahya (1984-09-16)16 September 1984 (aged 20) 5 0   Altay
4 3MF Sezgin Yilmaz (1984-07-09)9 July 1984 (aged 20) 1 0   Arsinspor
5 2DF Bekir İrtegün (1984-04-20)20 April 1984 (aged 21) 3 0   Gaziantepspor
6 3MF İbrahim Dağaşan (1984-06-15)15 June 1984 (aged 20) 5 0   Bursaspor
7 3MF Emre Hamzaoglu (1984-11-23)23 November 1984 (aged 20) 2 0   İstanbulspor
8 3MF Doğa Kaya (1984-06-30)30 June 1984 (aged 20) 5 0   Gençlerbirliği
9 4FW Muhammet Reis (1984-10-27)27 October 1984 (aged 20) 5 0   Erzurumspor
10 2DF Ertan Aktepe (1984-11-01)1 November 1984 (aged 20) 4 0   Adana Demirspor (on loan from Samsunspor)
11 3MF Serkan Atak (1984-01-03)3 January 1984 (aged 21) 5 0   Gaziantepspor
12 1GK Volkan Babacan (1988-08-11)11 August 1988 (aged 16) 4 0   Fenerbahçe
13 3MF Arda Turan (1987-01-30)30 January 1987 (aged 18) 5 0   Galatasaray
14 3MF Soner Sakarya (1984-03-12)12 March 1984 (aged 21) 4 0   Eskişehirspor (on loan from Manisaspor)
15 2DF Serdar Kurtuluş (1987-07-23)23 July 1987 (aged 17) 1 0   Bursaspor
16 4FW Cafercan Aksu (1987-01-05)5 January 1987 (aged 18) 5 0   Galatasaray
17 2DF Can Arat (1984-01-21)21 January 1984 (aged 21) 5 0   Sivasspor (on loan from Fenerbahçe)
18 2DF Serhat Akyüz (1984-08-10)10 August 1984 (aged 20) 5 0   İstanbulspor

Group CEdit

AlgeriaEdit

Head coach:   Meziane Ighil

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Mohamed Lamine Zemmamouche (1985-03-19)19 March 1985 (aged 20) 3 0   USM Alger
2 2DF Belkacem Remache (1985-10-12)12 October 1985 (aged 19) 2 0   AS Khroub
3 2DF Benamar Belabbès (1985-04-20)20 April 1985 (aged 20) 3 0   RCO Agde
4 3MF Farid Cheklam (1984-09-21)21 September 1984 (aged 20) 3 0   ASO Chlef
5 4FW Lazhar Hadj Aïssa (1984-03-23)23 March 1984 (aged 21) 3 0   ES Sétif
6 2DF Sofiane Herkat (1984-01-26)26 January 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   USM El Harrach
7 3MF Fahem Ouslati (1986-03-14)14 March 1986 (aged 19) 3 0   CR Belouizdad
8 3MF Tayeb Berramla (1985-01-06)6 January 1985 (aged 20) 3 0   ASM Oran
9 4FW Sofiane Hanitser (1984-11-20)20 November 1984 (aged 20) 3 0   ASM Oran
10 2DF Kheireddine Zarabi (1984-07-18)18 July 1984 (aged 20) 1 0   RC Kouba
11 2DF Mohamed Boussefiane (1985-01-18)18 January 1985 (aged 20) 1 0   RC Kouba
12 2DF Lhoussine Ould Blal (1985-02-12)12 February 1985 (aged 20) 3 0   Paris FC
13 3MF Farid Boutadjine (1984-08-18)18 August 1984 (aged 20) 1 0   Entente SSG
14 3MF Nacereddine Khoualed (1986-04-16)16 April 1986 (aged 19) 3 0   US Biskra
15 3MF Abdelmadjid Benatia (1984-12-12)12 December 1984 (aged 20) 3 0   MC Oran
16 1GK Salah Sahraoui (1984-03-28)28 March 1984 (aged 21) 0 0   MSP Batna
17 3MF Hocine Metref (1984-01-01)1 January 1984 (aged 21) 3 0   USM Alger
18 3MF Bouazza Feham (1986-04-11)11 April 1986 (aged 19) 2 0   ASM Oran

GreeceEdit

Head coach:   Stylianos Aposporis

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Konstantinos Andriolas (1985-05-01)1 May 1985 (aged 20) 2 0   Halkidona
2 2DF Thanasis Moulopoulos (1985-06-09)9 June 1985 (aged 19) 2 0   Ethnikos Asteras
3 2DF Grigoris Papazaharias (1985-03-20)20 March 1985 (aged 20) 3 0   Iraklis
4 2DF Vasilis Torosidis (1985-06-10)10 June 1985 (aged 19) 3 0   Xanthi
5 2DF Christos Pipinis (1984-11-01)1 November 1984 (aged 20) 3 0   Akratitos
6 3MF Nikolaos Karabelas (1984-12-20)20 December 1984 (aged 20) 3 0   Paniliakos
7 3MF Themistoklis Tzimopoulos (1985-11-20)20 November 1985 (aged 19) 1 0   Akratitos
8 3MF Dimitrios Gkikas (1984-04-04)4 April 1984 (aged 21) 2 0
9 4FW Petros Konteon (1984-05-09)9 May 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   Niki Volos (on loan from PAOK)
10 3MF Kostas Mendrinos (1985-05-28)28 May 1985 (aged 20) 3 0   Olympiacos
11 3MF Nikos Arabatzis (1984-03-10)10 March 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   Panserraikos
12 1GK Orestis Karnezis (1985-07-11)11 July 1985 (aged 19) 1 0   OFI Crete
13 3MF Stefanos Kapias (1984-02-15)15 February 1984 (aged 21) 1 0   Apollon Kalamarias
14 4FW Georgios Gravanis (1985-09-30)30 September 1985 (aged 19) 3 0
15 2DF Avraam Papadopoulos (1984-12-03)3 December 1984 (aged 20) 3 0   Aris
16 3MF Dimitrios Tsitsomitsos (1985-05-10)10 May 1985 (aged 20) 0 0   Anagennisi Arta
17 4FW Georgios Katsaros (1984-01-19)19 January 1984 (aged 21) 3 0   Panachaiki Patras
18 3MF Efstathios Rokas (1984-09-18)18 September 1984 (aged 20) 3 0   Ionikos

TunisiaEdit

Head coach:   Khemais Abidi

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ali Klay 2 0
2 3MF Maouia Kadri 3 0
3 2DF Wissam El Bekri (1984-06-16)16 June 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   Châteauroux
4 4FW Maher Ameur (1987-02-07)7 February 1987 (aged 18) 2 0   Club Africain
5 2DF Aymen Ben Amor (1985-09-07)7 September 1985 (aged 19) 3 0   CS Sfaxien
6 2DF Khaled Souissi (1985-05-20)20 May 1985 (aged 20) 3 0   Club Africain
7 3MF Youssef Mouihbi (1985-04-01)1 April 1985 (aged 20) 2 0   AS Marsa
8 3MF Khaled Melliti (1984-05-22)22 May 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   Étoile du Sahel
9 4FW Hamza Younés (1986-04-16)16 April 1986 (aged 19) 2 0   CS Sfaxien
10 3MF Ahmed Ben Yahia (1985-05-05)5 May 1985 (aged 20) 2 0   Espérance de Tunis
11 3MF Mohamed Labidi 3 0
12 4FW Raouf Gabsi (1984-02-23)23 February 1984 (aged 21) 2 0   Espérance de Tunis
13 3MF Wissem Ben Yahia (1984-09-09)9 September 1984 (aged 20) 3 0   Club Africain
14 3MF Chaker Zouagi (1985-01-10)10 January 1985 (aged 20) 2 0   Étoile du Sahel
15 2DF Hamdi Mabrouk (1986-01-05)5 January 1986 (aged 19) 1 0   US Monastir
16 1GK Ben Ali Majed 1 0
17 2DF Mohamed Ali Gharzoul (1985-12-14)14 December 1985 (aged 19) 3 0   Toulouse
18 2DF Karim Touati (1985-03-20)20 March 1985 (aged 20) 2 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mediterranean Games 2005 (Almería, Spain)". RSSSF. Dinant Abbink & Erik Garin. 21 December 2002.
  2. ^ "Convocazioni Giochi del Mediterraneo" (PDF). FIGC (in Italian). 9 June 2005. Retrieved 23 August 2010.