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Welcome returns boost Andorra

Published: Tuesday 3 June 2003, 19.04CET
Andorra welcome back two influential players as they prepare for qualifiers against Estonia and Belgium.
 
Published: Tuesday 3 June 2003, 19.04CET

Welcome returns boost Andorra

Andorra welcome back two influential players as they prepare for qualifiers against Estonia and Belgium.

Andorra will welcome back influential defender Ildefons Lima and his brother Toni, who plays in midfield, as they search for their first points in UEFA EURO 2004™ in the forthcoming qualifying games against Estonia and Belgium.

Welcome returns
Ildefons Lima, who plays for Spanish second division side UD Las Palmas, missed the Group 8 home defeat against Estonia last month because of a leg muscle strain, while Toni Lima was ineligible through suspension. Both have been named in coach David Rodrigo's 20-man squad for the away qualifiers against Estonia on 7 June and Belgium four days later.

Significant suspension
UE Santa Coloma midfield player Jose Ayala will miss the Estonia match through suspension, but is available for the Belgium game and has been included in the squad.

Four defeats
Andorra are bottom of the group without a point after four defeats, but have performed creditably in all their games so far, and have been only narrowly defeated on each occasion, losing 1-0 at home to Belgium, 2-1 against group leaders Bulgaria, 2-0 to Croatia and 2-0 at home to Estonia in their last match.

Andorra squad
Koldo, A Sánchez, T García, Escura, Fernández, Ferron, Jonás, I Lima, Alvarez, Sonajee, González, D García, Jiménez, Ayala, Pujol, T Lima, Ruíz, J Sánchez, Lucendo, Silva.

 
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