With the World Cup literally only weeks away, Croatia is one of the many countries that has recently divulged which players they intend to bring to the tournament being hosted in Russia. As for the first eleven players to be participating in the first game against Nigeria, they have remained (like many) incredibly stingy.
We expect to know all the first eleven players to participate in all the first matches of the World Cup just before it begins. That doesn’t mean, however, that we can’t speculate who we think will get into the first match between Croatia and Nigeria.
Based on past performances and on their progress through the qualifiers, here is our guess on who might be the Croatians taking part in the first match:
It would appear that manager, Dalic, has assembled quite the group of people together to assist in the creation of the Croatian dream team. It’s not a bad idea to make your own speculations, however, as many of them could be in the World Cup match against Nigeria.