Turkey coach names squad for international friendly against Austria
ISTANBUL (AA) - August 9, 2012 - Turkish national football team coach Abdullah Avci has named a 25-member squad for an international friendly against Austria on August 15 in Vienna.
Jan Valasek of Slovakia will referee the friendly game which will kick off at 21:30 Turkish local time at Ernst Happel Stadium.
Kerim Frei, English club Fulham's midfielder, has been selected in the Senior squad for the first time.
Volkan Demirel, Fehmi Mert Gunok, Gokhan Gonul, Hasan Ali Kaldirim, Bekir Irtegun, Egemen Korkmaz, Caner Erkin, Mehmet Topal (Fenerbahce), Semih Kaya, Selcuk Inan, Burak Yilmaz, Hamit Altintop, Umut Bulut (Galatasaray), Ismail Koybasi, Mustafa Pektemek (Besiktas), Tolga Zengin (Trabsonspor), Omer Toprak (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Arda Turan, Emre Belezoglu (Atletico Madrid), Gokhan Tore (Rubin Kazan), Kerim Frei (Fulham), Nuri Sahin (Real Madrid), Sercan Sararer (Greuther Furth), Mevlut Erdinc (Rennais) and Tunay Torun (Stuttgart).