Friday, May 19, 2017

#Portugal @PrimeiraLiga @Benfica 2-2- @Boavista Final #Croatia debut of CD 18 yr old Kalaica scored on a head shot

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Benfica have announced the 22-man squad for the game against Boavista and the highlight is for the inclusion of defenses Hermes, Kalaica and Pedro Pereira.

The three players, along with Paulo Lopes, third goalkeeper of the squad, can also become national champions.


With the national title won coach  Rui Vitória left out Nélson Semedo,  Grimaldo,Fejsa and the winger Carrillo.

full roster
Guarda-redes: Ederson, Júlio César e Paulo Lopes;
Defesas: Lisandro, Luisão, Lindelof, Eliseu, Pedro Pereira, Hermes, Kalaica e André Almeida;
Médios: Felipe Augusto, Samaris, André Horta, Pizzi, Cervi, Salvio, Rafa e Zivkovic;
Avançados: Raúl, Jonas e Mitroglou. 


Branimir Kalaica
Personal information
Full nameBranimir Kalaica
Date of birth1 June 1998 (age 18)
Place of birthZagreb, Croatia
Height1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing positionCentre back
Club information
Current team
Benfica B
Number16
Youth career
2011–2016Dinamo Zagreb
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2015–2016Dinamo Zagreb B0(0)
2016–Benfica B9(0)
National team
2013–2015Croatia U1716(0)
2015–Croatia U194(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 November 2016