Granit Xhaka, an Arsenal midfielder, has been named captain of the Switzerland World Cup 2022 Squad, which will compete in Qatar.
After going past the group rounds on three of their previous four times, Switzerland is getting ready to fly to Qatar for their 5th straight World Cup.
They defeated Italy, the reigning European champion, in their qualifying group, moving them to the finals. This year, they also demonstrated their great potential by defeating Spain and Portugal in the Uefa Nations League.
They will have a difficult task at the World Cup because they were paired with Brazil, the pre-tournament favorite, Cameroon, and Serbia.
Switzerland World Cup 2022 Squad
|Yann Sommer||Borussia M’Gladbach||GK|
|David Von Ballmoos||Young Boys||GK|
|Nico Elvedi||Borussia M’Gladbach||CB|
|Fabian Schar||Newcastle United||CB|
|Manuel Akanji||Manchester City||CB|
|Ricardo Rodriguez||Torino||Full Back|
|Eray Comert||Valencia||Full Back|
|Kevin Mbabu||Fulham||Full Back|
|Silvan Widmer||FC Mainz||Full Back|
|Djibril Sow||Eintracht Frankfurt||Midfielder|
|Granit Xhaka (Captain)||Arsenal||Midfielder|
|Remo Freuler||Nottingham Forest||Midfielder|
|Fabian Frei||FC Basel||Midfielder|
|Xherdan Shaqiri||Chicago Fire||Attacking Midfield|
|Steven Zuber||AEK Athens||Attacking Midfield|
|Ruben Vargas||Augsburg||Attacking Midfield|
|Breel Embolo||AS Monaco||Forward|
|Cedric Itten||Young Boys||Forward|
|Noah Okafor||RB Salzburg||Forward|
|Dan Ndoye||FC Basel||Forward|
Switzerland Team Coach
While leading Basel to two Super League titles and two victories over Chelsea in the Champions League, Murat Yakin earned 49 caps for Switzerland as a defender.
He happily sent 9.3 kg of thank-you chocolates to Northern Ireland last year after Switzerland lost to Qatar and the Azzurri were forced into the World Cup play-offs by Northern Ireland’s draw with Italy.
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Switzerland Players to Watch
At Euro 2020, Yann Sommer saved Kylian Mbappe’s goal to help Switzerland defeat France. Borussia Monchengladbach player is maturing well; among his outstanding Bundesliga achievements this year is a historic 19 saves in a 1-1 tie with Bayern Munich. He also had six clean sheets in eight World Cup qualifying matches.
Switzerland World Cup Squad 2018
|Defenders||Johan Djourou, Ricardo Rodriguez, Fabian Schar, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Manuel Akanji, Michael Lang, Francois Moubandje, Nico Elvedi.|
|Forwards||Mario Gavranovic, Josip Drmic, Breel Embolo, Haris Seferovic.|
|Midfielders||Geison Fernandes, Granit Xhaka, Remo Embolo, Xherdan Shaqiri, Denis Zakaria, Steven Zuber, Valon Behrami,Blerim Dzemaili.|
|Head Coach||Vladimir Petkovic|
Switzerland FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule
|Switzerland vs. Cameroon||24 November|
|Switzerland vs. Brazil||28 November|
|Switzerland vs. Serbia||3 December|
Check this: Cameroon World Cup 2022 Squad