Slovenia's coach Matjaz Kek on Monday called in two additional players for the upcoming 2010 World Cup Group Three qualifiers against Northern Ireland and Czech Republic.
Slovenia goalkeeper Borut Mavric will miss the final World Cup Group Five qualifier against Scotland on Wednesday because of a knee injury.
German soccer hooligans who went on the rampage before a friendly against Slovenia will not be allowed to spoil the World Cup next year, sport minister Otto Schily said on Monday.
Slovenia captain Aleksander Knavs returns to his national squad for a friendly with Germany and a European qualifier against Belarus this month, the Slovenian Soccer Association said on Friday.
Slovenia's hopes of earning a point against group leaders Italy in their World Cup qualifier on Saturday have been hit by the loss of captain and key defender Aleksander Knavs who has a knee injury.