National coach Pietro Ghedin and Under-21 national coach Silvio Vella named the squads for the senior side’s final two EURO 2016 qualifiers against Norway and Croatia and the Under-21 Championship qualifier against Belgium.
The Malta Under-21 side travels to Louvain to face group leaders Belgium on Friday 9 while the senior side will be in action in Oslo on Saturday against Norway and again on Tuesday against Croatia at Ta’ Qali.
The players selected by Ghedin are:
goalkeepers Henry Bonello (Valletta), Justin Haber (Birkirkara), Andrew Hogg (Kalloni)
defenders Andrei Agius (Hibs), Steve Borg (Aris Limassol), Ryan Camilleri (Valletta), Zach Muscat (Birkirkara), Alex Muscat (Sliema), Justin Grioli (Balzan), Clifford Gatt Baldacchino (Sliema), Clayton Failla (Hibs), Joseph Zerafa (Birkirkara)
midfielders Roderick Briffa (Valletta), Paul Fenech (Birkirkara), Gareth Sciberras (Birkirkara), Rowen Muscat (Birkirkara), Bjorn Kristensen (Hibs), Steve Pisani (Floriana), Clyde Borg (Floriana);
forwards Andrew Cohen (Hibs), Michael Mifsud (Sliema), Andre Schembri (Omonia Nicosia), Alfred Effiong (Balzan).
Silvio Vella, on the other hand, named the following players in the Under-21 squad:
goalkeepers Yenz Cini (Mosta), Matthew Calleja Cremona (Floriana);
defenders Cain Attard (Birkirkara), Emanuel Briffa (Floriana), Samuel Magri (Dover), Daniel Zerafa (Tarxien);
midfielders Terence Agius (Balzan), Johann Bezzina (Sliema), Conor Borg (Floriana), Ryan Camenzuli (Birkirkara), Kyle Cesare (Pietà), Llywelyn Cremona (Valletta), Matthew Guillaumier (St. Andrews), Brandon Muscat (Tarxien);
forwards Jurgen Degabriele (Hibs), Joseph Mbong (Hibs), Luke Montebello (Tarxien), Kurt Zammit (Birkirkara).