Watford - Ekstrand called up to face Argentina
UK time is: 10:59:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Ekstrand called up to face Argentina

Defender Joel Ekstrand has been called up to face Argentina in an international friendly next week.

The 23 year-old centre-back has been called up by Sweden boss Erik Hamren as part of his squad to face La Albiceleste on February 6 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Sweden will come up against the likes of Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Angel Di Maria and Gonzalo Higuain.

Ekstrand has been in imperious form for Gianfranco Zola's Hornets after breaking into the side, making 15 npower Championship appearances for the Hornets.

The Lund-born defender has one Sweden cap to date - won in a 1-1 draw with Syria in 2010 - part of Sweden's annual tour with Swedish Allsvenskan League-based players.

Fellow defender Lee Hodson has also been called up by Northern Ireland.

The right-back, on-loan at Brentford, is part of the Gawa's squad for their friendly with Malta next week in Valletta.

Good luck, Joel & Lee!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Tom Bodell Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 29 2013

Time: 5:01PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Watford Articles

Archived Watford Articles

List All Vital Watford Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Bournemouth 46 26 12 8 +53 90
2. Watford 46 27 8 11 +41 89
3. Norwich 46 25 11 10 +40 86
4. Middlesbrough 46 25 10 11 +31 85
5. Brentford 46 23 9 14 +19 78
6. Ipswich 46 22 12 12 +18 78
7. Wolves 46 22 12 12 +14 78

Breaking League News

City Promotion Earns Hamilton A Bonus
Norwich : 28/05/2015 10:00:01
RUFC - A Look Back At Last Season - Pre-season
Rotherham : 28/05/2015 09:09:00
City And Celtic Target Winger
Norwich : 28/05/2015 07:53:01
King set for Dean Court arrival
Bournemouth : 28/05/2015 07:52:00
Only 17 Wembley Arrests, Police Say
Norwich : 28/05/2015 07:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will you be buying the new Watford FC kit?
Suggested By:  Vital Watford
Yes 75%
No 25%