World Cup Buzz: Some Team Squads

We all know by now that preliminary team squads have been submitted. Here are some :

Ghana

Goalkeepers:
Richard Kingson (Wigan), Daniel Agyei (Liberty Professionals), Stephen Ahorlu (Hearts of Lions), Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars).

Defenders:
Samuel Inkoom (Basle), Eric Addo (Roda JC), Jonathan Mensah (Granada), Lee Addy (Bechem Chelsea), Rahim Ayew (Zamalek), Hans Sarpei (Bayer Leverkusen), John Mensah (Lyon), Isaac Vorsah (Hoffenheim), John Pantsil (Fulham).

Midfielders:
Sulley Muntari (Internazionale), Derek Boateng (Getafe), Anthony Annan (Rosenborg), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Kwadwo Asamoah (both Udinese), Andre Ayew (Marseille), Michael Essien (Chelsea), Stephen Appiah (Bologna), Haminu Draman (Lokomotiv Moscow), Quincy Owusu Abeyie (Al Sadd), Bernard Kumordzie (Panionios), Laryea Kingston (Hearts), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Portsmouth).

Forwards:
Matthew Amoah (NAC Breda), Asamoah Gyan (Rennes), Prince Tagoe (Hoffenheim), Dominic Adiyiah (Milan).


New Zealand

Goalkeepers:
Mark Paston (Wellington Phoenix), Glen Moss (Melbourne Victory), James Bannatyne (Team Wellington)

Defenders:
Ryan Nelsen (Blackburn Rovers), Ivan Vicelich (Auckland City), Ben Sigmund (Wellington Phoenix, Winston Reid (FC Midtjylland, Denmark), Tommy Smith (Ipswich Town), Tony Lochhead (Wellington Phoenix), Andy Boyens (New York Red Bulls)

Midfielders:
Simon Elliott (unattached), Tim Brown (Wellington Phoenix), Leo Bertos (Wellington Phoenix), Michael McGlinchey (Central Coast Mariners), Aaron Clapham (Canterbury United), David Mulligan (unattached), Jeremy Brockie (Newcastle Jets), Andy Barron (Team Wellington), Jeremy Christie (FC Tampa Bay).

Strikers:
Chris Killen (Middlesbrough), Shane Smeltz (Gold Coast United)
Chris Wood (West Bromwich Albion), Rory Fallon (Plymouth Argyle)

Cameroon

Goalkeepers:
Hamidou Souleymanou (Kayserispor), Carlos Kameni (Espanyol), Guy Roland Ndy Assembe (Valenciennes), Amour Patrick Tignyemb (Bloemfontein Celtic);

Defenders:
Jean Patrick Abouna Ndzana (Astres de Douala), Benoît Assou-Ekotto (Tottenham), Sébastien Bassong (Tottenham), Gaëtan Bong (Valenciennes), Aurélien Chedjou (Lille), Geremi Njitap (Ankaragucu), Stéphane Mbia (Marseille), Makadji Boukar (Al Nahdha), Nicolas Nkoulou (Monaco), Rigobert Song (Trabzonspor);

Midfielders:
Marcel Ndjeng (Augsburg), Eyong Enoh (Ajax), Jean II Makoun (Lyon), Georges Mandjeck (Kaiserslautern), Joël Matip (Schalke), Patrick Mevoungou (Canon Sportif de Yaoundé), Landry Nguémo (Celtic), Alexandre Song (Arsenal)

Forwards:
Vincent Aboubakar (Coton Sport), Eric Choupo-Moting (Nürnberg), Achille Emana (Betis), Samuel Eto’o (Internazionale), Mohamadou Idrissou (Freiburg), Dorge Kouemaha (Club Brugge), Achille Webó (Mallorca), Jacques Zoua (FC Basel).

Chile

Goalkeepers:
Claudio Bravo (Real Sociedad/Spain), Miguel Pinto (Universidad de Chile), Luis Marin (Union Espanola)

Defenders:
Roberto Cereceda (Colo Colo), Pablo Contreras (PAOK/Greece), Ismael Fuentes (Universidad Catolica), Mauricio Isla (Udinese/Italy), Gary Medel (Boca Juniors/Argentina), Gonzalo Jara (West Brom/England), Waldo Ponce (Universidad Catolica), Arturo Vidal (Bayer Leverkusen/Germany)

Midfielders:
Charles Aranguiz (Colo Colo), Carlos Carmona (Reggina/Italy), Marco Estrada (Universidad de Chile), Matias Fernandez (Sporting Lisbon/Portugal), Gonzalo Fierro (Flamengo/Brazil), Jose Pedro Fuenzalida (Colo Colo), Manuel Iturra (Universidad de Chile), Rodrigo Millar (Colo Colo), Pedro Morales (Dinamo Zagreb/Croatia), Rodrigo Tello (Besiktas/Turkey), Jorge Valdivia (Al-Ain/United Arab Emirates), Jaime Valdes (Atalanta/Italy)

Forwards:
Jean Beausejour (America/Mexico), Mark Gonzalez (CSKA Moscow/Russia), Hector Mancilla (Toluca/Mexico), Fabian Orellana (Xerez/Spain), Esteban Paredes (Colo Colo), Alexis Sanchez (Udinese/Italy), Humberto Suazo (Real Zaragoza/Spain)

Argentina

Goalkeepers:
Sergio Romero (AZ Alkmaar), Mariano Andújar (Calcio Catania), Diego Pozo (Colón de Santa Fé)

Defenders:
Nicolás Otamendi (Vélez Sarsfield), Martín Demichelis (Bayern Munich), Walter Samuel (Internazionale FC), Gabriel Heinze (Marseille), Nicolás Burdisso (Roma), Juan Insaurralde (CA Newell’s Old Boys), Clemente Rodríguez (Estudiantes de La Plata), Fabricio Coloccini (Newcastle), Ariel Garcé (CA Colón de Santa Fé)

Midfielders:
Jonás Gutiérrez (Newcastle),Javier Mascherano (Liverpool),Juan Sebastián Veron (Estudiantes de la Plata), Ángel Di María (Benfica), Javier Pastore (Palermo), José Sosa (Bayern Münich), Mario Bolatti (Fiorentina), Juan Mercier (Argentinos Juniors), Maximiliano Rodríguez (Liverpool), Jesús Dátolo (Olympiacos CFP), Sebastián Blanco (CA Lanús)

Strikers:
Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Gonzalo Higuaín (Real Madrid), Carlos Tevez (Manchester City), Sergio Agüero (Atlético Madrid), Diego Milito (Internazionale), Martín Palermo (Boca Juniors), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Napoli)

France

Goalkeepers:
Hugo Lloris (Lyon), Steve Mandanda (Marseille), Cédric Carrasso (Bordeaux), Mickaël Landreau (Lille).

Defenders:
Bacary Sagna (Arsenal/ANG), Eric Abidal (Barcelone/ESP), William Gallas (Arsenal/ANG), Patrice Evra (Manchester United/ANG), Rod Fanni (Rennes), Adil Rami (Lille), Sébastien Squillaci (Séville/ESP), Gaël Clichy (Arsenal/ANG), Marc Planus (Bordeaux), Anthony Reveillère (Lyon).

Midfielders:
Jérémy Toulalan (Lyon), Lassana Diarra (Real Madrid/ESP), Alou Diarra (Bordeaux), Yoann Gourcuff (Bordeaux), Abou Diaby (Arsenal/ANG), Yann M’Vila (Rennes), Florent Malouda (Chelsea/ANG).

Forwards:
Sidney Govou (Lyon), Franck Ribéry (Bayern Munich/ALL), Thierry Henry (Barcelone/ESP), Nicolas Anelka (Chelsea/ANG), Djibril Cissé (Panathinaïkos/GRE), André-Pierre Gignac (Toulouse), Mathieu Valbuena (Marseille), Hatem Ben Arfa (Marseille), Jimmy Briand (Rennes)

Slovakia

Jan Mucha (Legia Warsaw), Dusan Kuciak (Vaslui), Lubos Kamenar (Nantes), Dusan Pernis (Dundee United); Peter Pekarik (Wolfsburg), Martin Petras (Cesena), Martin Skrtel (Liverpool), Lubomir Michalik (Leeds), Jan Durica (Hannover), Radoslav Zabavnik (Mainz), Marek Cech (West Brom), Tomas Lubocan (Zenit St Petersburg), Kornel Salate (Slovan Bratislava); Kamil Kopunek (Spartak Trnava), Jan Kozak (Timisoara), Juraj Kucka (Sparta Prague), Miroslav Karhan (Mainz), Marek Sapara (Ankaragucu), Mario Pecalka (Zilina), Stanislav Sestak (Bochum), Marek Hamsik (Napoli), Vladimir Weiss (Manchester City), Miroslav Stoch (Chelsea), Dusan Svento (Salzburg), Zdeno Strba (Xanthi); Erik Jendrisek (Schalke), Robert Vittek (Ankaragucu), Martin Jakubko (Saturn Moscow), Filip Holosko (Besiktas).

USA
Goalkeepers:
Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Marcus Hahnemann (Wolverhampton)

Defenders:
Carlos Bocanegra (Rennes), Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover), Jay DeMerit (Watford), Clarence Goodson (IK Start), Chad Marshall (Columbus Crew), Oguchi Onyewu (AC Milan), Heath Pearce (FC Dallas), Jonathan Spector (West Ham United)

Midfielders:
DaMarcus Beasley (Rangers), Alejandro Bedoya (Örebro), Michael Bradley (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Ricardo Clark (Houston Dynamo), Clint Dempsey (Fulham), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy), Maurice Edu (Rangers), Benny Feilhaber (Aarhus), Stuart Holden (Bolton), Sacha Kljestan (Chivas USA), Robbie Rogers (Columbus Crew), José Torres (Pachuca)

Forwards:
Jozy Altidore (Villarreal), Edson Buddle (Los Angeles Galaxy), Brian Ching (Houston Dynamo), Robbie Findley (Real Salt Lake), Herculez Gomez (Puebla), Eddie Johnson (Aris Thessaloniki)

Portugal
Goalkeepers:
Eduardo (Sporting de Braga), Daniel Fernandes (Iraklis), Beto (FC Porto)

Defenders:
Miguel (Valencia), Ricardo Costa (Lille), Paulo Ferreira (Chelsea), Ricardo Carvalho (Chelsea), Bruno Alves (FC Porto), Rolando (FC Porto), Ze Castro (Deportivo), Pepe (Real Madrid)

Midfielders:
Fabio Coentrao (SL Benfica), Duda (Malaga), Pedro Mendes (Sporting CP), Tiago (Juventus), Deco (Chelsea), Raul Meireles (FC Porto), Miguel Veloso (Sporting CP), Simao Sabrosa (Atletico Madrid),
Danny (Zenit), Nani (Manchester United)

Forwards:
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Liedson (Sporting CP), Hugo Almeida (Werder Bremen)

Spain

Goalkeeper:
Iker Casillas Fernández (Real Madrid CF), David De Gea Quintana (Club Atlético de Madrid, SAD), Diego López Rodríguez (Villareal CF SAD), José Manuel Reina Páez (Liverpool), Víctor Valdés Arribas (FC Barcelona)

Defenders:
Raúl Albiol Tortajada (Real Madrid CF), Alvaro Arbeloa Coca (Real Madrid CF), César Azpilicueta Tanco (Club Atlético Osasuna), Joan Capdevila Méndez (Villarreal CF, SAD), Carlos Marchena López (Valencia CF, SAD), Gerard Pique Bernabéu (FC Barcelona), Carles Puyol Saforcada (FC Barcelona), Sergio Ramos García (Real Madrid)

Midfielders:

Xabier Alonso Olano (Real Madrid CF), Sergio Busquets Burgos (FC Barcelona), Francesc “Cesc” Fabregas Soler (Arsenal FC), Andrés Iniesta Lujan (FC Barcelona), Javier Martínez Aguinaga (Athletic Club), Marcos Antonio Senna Da Silva (Villarreal CF, SAD), David Jiménez Silva (Valencia CF, SAD), Xavier Hernández Creus (FC Barcelona)

Forwards:
Santiago Cazorla González (Villarreal CF, SAD), Jesús Navas González (Sevilla FC SAD), Juan Manuel Mata García (Valencia CF, SAD), Pedro Rodríguez Ledesma (FC Barcelona), Daniel González Güiza (Fenerbache SK), Fernando Llorente Torres (Athletic Club), Alvaro Negredo Sánchez (Sevilla FC SAD), Fernando Torres Sanz (Liverpool FC)
David Villa Sánchez (Valencia CF, SAD).

Netherlands
Goalkeepers:
Maarten Stekelenburg (Ajax), Michel Vorm (FC Utrecht), Sander Boschker (FC Twente)

Defenders:
Khalid Boulahrouz (VfB Stuttgart, Edson Braafheid (Celtic), John Heitinga (Everton), Gregory van der Wiel (Ajax), Joris Mathijsen (Hamburger SV), André Ooijer (PSV), Ron Vlaar (Feyenoord), Vurnon Anita (Ajax), Giovanni van Bronckhorst (Feyenoord)

Midfielders:
Mark van Bommel (Bayern München)
Wesley Sneijder (Internazionale, Rafael van der Vaart (Real Madrid, Nigel de Jong (Manchester City, Demy de Zeeuw (Ajax), Ibrahim Afellay (PSV), Orlando Engelaar (PSV), Otman Bakkal (PSV),Stijn Schaars (AZ), Wout Brama (FC Twente), David Mendes da Silva (AZ)

Forwards:
Dirk Kuyt (Liverpool), Ryan Babel (Liverpool), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (AC Milan), Robin van Persie (Arsenal, Arjen Robben (Bayern München, Eljero Elia (Hamburger SV), Jeremain Lens (AZ

Brazil
Goalkeepers:
Julio Cesar
Heurelho Gomes
Alexander Doni

Defenders:

Maicon (Inter), Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Gilberto (Cruzeiro), Michel Bastos (Olympique Lyonnais), Lucio (Inter), Juan (Roma), Luisao (Benfica), Thiago Silva (AC Milan)

Midfi
elders:
Gilberto Silva, (Panathinaikos), Felipe Melo (Juventus), Kaka (Real Madrid), Julio Baptista (Roma), Josue (Wolfsburg), Kleberson(Flamengo), Elano (Galatasaray), Ramires (Benfica)

Forwards:
Robinho (Santos), Luis Fabiano (Sevilla), Nilmar (Villarreal), Grafite(Wolfsburg)

England
Goalkeepers:
Joe Hart, David James, Robert Green
Defenders:
Leighton Baines, Jamie Carragher, Ashley Cole, Michael Dawson, Rio Ferdinand, Glen Johnson, Ledley King, John Terry, Matthew Upson, Stephen Warnock

Midfielders:
Gareth Barry, Michael Carrick, Joe Cole, Steven Gerrard, Tom Huddlestone, Adam Johnson, Frank Lampard, Aaron Lennon, James Milner, Scott Parker, Theo Walcott, Shaun Wright-Phillips

Forwards:
Darren Bent, Peter Crouch, Jermain Defoe, Emile Heskey, Wayne Rooney

Denmark

Goalkeepers:
Thomas Sørensen (Stoke City), Stephan Andersen (Brøndby), Kim Christensen (IFK Göteborg), Jesper Christiansen (FC København)
 
Defenders:
William Kvist (FC København), Lars Jacobsen (Blackburn), Simon Kjær(Palermo), Per Krøldrup(Fiorentina), Daniel Agger(Liverpool), Patrick Mtiliga(Malaga), Simon Poulsen(AZ Alkmaar)

Midfielders:
Martin Jørgensen (AGF), Christian Poulsen (Juventus),Daniel Jensen (Werder Bremen), Jakob Poulsen(AGF), Michael Silberbauer (Utrecht), Dennis Rommedahl (Ajax), Jesper Grønkjær (FC København), Thomas Kahlenberg (Wolfsburg), Thomas Enevoldsen(Groningen), Michael Krohn-Dehli (Brøndby), Christian Eriksen (Ajax), Mikkel Beckmann (Randers FC)
 
Strikers:
Jon Dahl Tomasson (Feyenoord), Søren Larsen (Duisburg/Toulouse), Nicklas Bendtner (Arsenal)


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