WORLD CUP TEAM: SWITZERLAND

World Cup Football Boots: Switzerland

Fifa Ranking: 24

Group: H Group H Football Boots Table for the 2010 FIFA World Cup

Path Ahead of the World Cup

Switzerland were another team who finished their qualification campaign strongly. Despite a worryingly early loss to Luxembourg, the Swiss turned their campaign around to finish at the top of Group 2.

Key Players

Alexander Frei and Ludovic Magnin

Striker Alexander Frei goes into the tournament high in confidence with a scoring record of 40 goals in 74 games – with a group that the Swiss are surely capable of qualifying through to the knockout stages it’s vital that captain Frei is firing on all cylinders to help them reach their potential

Ludovic Magnin is the most experienced defender the Swiss have in their ranks. Looking at the Swiss style of play you can bet that Magnin’s name will be said by the commentator more than any other player, as he looks to hold the line against some tricky Latin opponents.

The Gaffer

Ottmar Hitzfeld took over as coach of his native nation in 2008. After successful stints as coach of Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich, coach Hitzfield has considerable experience to draw from.

Prediction: Last 16


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