Arno Pijpers must prepare for Kazakhstan's UEFA EURO 2008™ qualifier against Finland on 22 August without six FC Tobol Kostanay players who are on UEFA Cup duty.
Farkhadbek Irismetov, Kairat Nurdauletov, Ruslan Baltiev, Sergey Skorykh, Nurbol Zhumaskaliyev and Sergey Ostapenko will all miss the national team training camp in the Netherlands, starting on 13 August, because Tobol play Polish side Groclin Grodzisk Wielkopolski in the UEFA Cup second qualifying round three days later. The Kazakhstan squad will then travel to Finland for their Group A fixture, with Pijpers aiming to build on a haul of four points from their last three games. The coach is without defender Maksim Zhalmagambetov who begins a three-match ban.
Goalkeepers: David Loria (FC Shakhtyor Karagandy), Yuriy Novikov (FC Zhetysu Taldykorgan), Aleksandr Mokin (FC Ordabasy Shymkent).
Defenders: Samat Smakov (FK Aktobe), Yegor Azovskiy (FC Ordabasy Shymkent), Denis Volodin (FC Ordabasy Shymkent), Aleksandr Kuchma (FC Astana), Aidar Kumisbekov (FC Astana), Viktor Kovalev (FC Alma-Ata), Farkhadbek Irismetov (FC Tobol Kostanay), Kairat Nurdauletov (FC Tobol Kostanay).
Midfielders: Andrei Karpovitch (FC Dinamo Moskva), Anton Chichulin (FC Astana), Maksim Azovskiy (FC Astana), Sergey Larin (FC Alma-Ata), Dmitriy Byakov (FC Alma-Ata), Kairat Ashirbekov (FK Aktobe), Kuanysh Karakulov (FC Ordabasy Shymkent), Ruslan Baltiev (FC Tobol Kostanay), Sergey Skorykh (FC Tobol Kostanay).
Forwards: Daniyar Kenzhekhanov (FC Alma-Ata), Murat Suyumagambetov (FC Astana), Nurbol Zhumaskaliyev (FC Tobol Kostanay), Sergey Ostapenko (FC Tobol Kostanay).
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