National coach Pietro Ghedin named the provisional squads for the two upcoming friendly matches against Czech Republic on the 27th May and Austria on the 31st May with both games due to be played in Austria.
The game against the Czech Republic will be played at the Sportzentrum Worgl while the clash with Austria will be played at the Worthersee Stadion in Klagenfurt.
Goalkeeper Andrew Hogg who has been inactive since January was left out of the squad along with Andre Schembri who is getting married while Under-21 internationals Cain Attard, Ryan Camenzuli, Llywelyn Cremona and Luke Montebello were all included. A new face in the squad is England-born midfielder Luke Gambin who plays for Barnet in the League Two.
The players included in the squad are:
goalkeepers Henry Bonello (Valletta) and Justin Haber (Hibs);
defenders Andrei Agius (Hibs), Cain Attard (Birkirkara), Steve Borg (Aris Limassol – CYP), Ryan Camenzuli (Birkirkara), Ryan Camilleri (Valletta), Jonathan Caruana (Valletta), Clayton Failla (Hibs), Clifford Gatt Baldacchino (Sliema), Zack Muscat (Akragas – ITA);
midfielders Roderick Briffa (Valletta), Llywelyn Cremona (Valletta), Paul Fenech (Balzan), Luke Gambin (Barnet – ENG), Bjorn Kristensen (Hibs), Rowen Muscat (Pavia – ITA), Steve Pisani (Floriana), Gareth Sciberras (Birkirkara);
forwards Alfred Effiong (Balzan), Jean Paul Farrugia (Sliema), Michael Mifsud (Valletta), Luke Montebello (Tarxien).