Football: Alexander Kulchiy named Belarus skipper against Croatia

Belarus side is finishing preparations for a World Cup qualifier against Croatia. The players will have their last training session on the pitch of FC Minsk, reports Belta. Alexander Kulchiy will replace injured Alex Hleb as a skipper. Besides, Bernd Stange called Pavel Plaskonny from Shaktsior Salihorsk and BATE Borisov winger Sergei Kryvets.

Belarus will play Croatia in the capital city of Zagreb. Belarus was defeated 3:1 in the first leg match at home on August 12.