What a beauty this turned out to be. Spain is receiving and upward looks team as Ecuador for a friendly match up, against the Macedonian National team. A FIFA soccer team member since 1994; this is it’s first attempt for a World Cup tournament since 1998 and getting its first chance in Germany 2006, after a good qualifying campaign.
Both qualified teams, preparing for the 2006 World Cup, will hold a battle on the field May 30th, a first time runner in this kind of event, and a one time participant in Japan –Korea 2002, Ecuador.
Ecuador, member of the Commebol Federation, is preparing very hard with several games already played, where the major absentee in the squad was Franklin Salas. Doctors said last month the striker would not recover from a knee operation in time for the tournament. Besides this, the game will reflect a full tactic preview of Germany 2006 first and second roll over teams in action. This is the second consecutive time that Ecuador makes it to a World Cup, so it’s not the first time they are preparing their crew for an event like this. For more soccer picks and parlays that come with a money back guarantee, make sure to visit the wolf of sports.
Ecuador was a big surprise in South America, getting into the top 4 nations as stipulated in the Commebol league regular basis. They left Uruguay behind in a two-legged play-off with Australia in order to make it to Germany. Under Suarez, Ecuador secured qualification thanks mainly to an enviable home record, ending the campaign unbeaten in Quito.
Macedonia National team’s preparation for the 2006 World Cup included a visit from FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter to the independent Yugoslavia after they qualified. Preparations include the call to the team of promising young players such as U-21 strikers Ivica Gligorovskii from FK Sileks and Zoran Baldovalijev from FK Belasica.
Sportsbooks, more than overwhelm by both teams effort in their preparation and spaces in the World Cup, are waiting to check on Ecuador and Macedonia gaming on the World Cup and up-coming friendly games. This specific match up game will get both teams in shape and will allow them to cover small flaws or details for the big tournament games ahead.