Nigeria’s Group D foe, Croatia have released their provisional squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Leading the star studded 32-man list is Real Madrid’s duo, Luka Modric and Mateo Kovacic, Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic and Mario MAndzukic of Juventus.
“The preliminary squad basically included the players we have counted on before, especially in the qualifying round, with a couple of new names such as Sosa and Letica.” Croatia head coach, Zlatko Dalić told the National team website.
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Croatia will face Nigeria in their first Group D game on the the 16th of June before playing against Argentina and Iceland
Dalić continued: “I am happy that many Croatia internationals had the opportunity to fight for club trophies, and I congratulate to everyone who won some silverware.”