Confederations Cup Rosters Set as Tournament Kickoff Just Six Days Away; U.S. Men Arrive at Base in Lyon
June 12, 2003
LYON, France (Thursday, June 12, 2003) - FIFA announced the 23-man rosters for all eight participants in the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup at 12 p.m. local time today, with Turkey submitting their roster this morning after their 3-2 win against Macedonia last night in Euro 2004 qualifying play. Brazil’s roster includes seven players from their 2002 World Cup champion squad, including Bayer Leverkusen defender Lucio and Paris St. Germain midfielder Ronaldinho. Turkey sends eight players from their Korea/Japan roster, including world-class goalkeeper Rustu Recber, while Cameroon’s group has the most veterans from last summer's event, boasting 13 players.