Today, Anghel Iordanescu has announced the names of the 23 Romanian players going to the European Championship in France.

Goalkeepers: Ciprian Tatarusanu (Fiorentina, 35/0), Costel Pantilimon (Watford, 22/0), Silviu Lung (Astra, 3/0)

Defenders: Cristian Sapunaru (Pandurii Tg. Jiu, 12/0), Alexandru Matel (Dinamo Zagreb, 16/0), Vlad Chiriches (SSC Napoli, 40/0), Valerica Gaman (Astra Giurgiu, 13/1), Dragos Grigore (Al Sailiya, 19/0), Cosmin Moti (Ludogorets, 7/0), Razvan Rat (Rayo Vallecano, 110/2), Steliano Filip (Dinamo, 4/0)

Midfielders: Mihai Pintilii (FC Steaua Bucuresti, 30/1), Ovidiu Hoban (Hapoel Be'er Sheva, 19/1), Andrei Prepelita (Ludogorets, 9/0), Adrian Popa (FC Steaua Bucuresti, 13/0), Gabriel Torje (Osmanlispor, 49/10), Alexandru Chipciu (FC Steaua Bucuresti, 20/3), Nicolae Stanciu (FC Steaua Bucuresti, 4/3), Lucian Sanmartean (Al Ittihad, 19/0)

Forwards: Claudiu Keseru (Ludogorets, 12/4), Bogdan Stancu (Genclerbirligi, 39/9), Florin Andone (Cordoba, 5/1), Denis Alibec (Astra, 3/1)

”I want to thank all the players who participated to the training camp in Italy, as well as to the clubs they play for. I was very sorry to have to give up five players. I decided, together with the management of the Romanian Football Federation, to invite these five football players to be our guests in France for the European Championship”, Anghel Iordanescu said.

Before leaving for Paris, the Romanian national team will play the last friendly match before Euro, against Georgia, on Friday, June 3rd, at 21:00h on the National Arena.

The final tournament schedule for Romania

June 10th, 21:00h local time (22:00h Romania time)
France - Romania / Stade de France

June 15th, 18:00h local time (19:00h Romania time)
Romania - Switzerland/ Parc des Princes

June 19th, 21:00h local time (22:00h Romania time)
Romania - Albania / Parc Olympique Lyonnais