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Boban, Šuker, Olić, Kranjčar to play for Croatia legends in charity match for Petrinja

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At the initiative of UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin and Croatian Football Federation President Davor Šuker, a humanitarian match between football legends of Croatia and Slovenia will be played to help those earthquake affected by the devastating earthquake on 29 December this weekend. 

Croatia legends v Slovenia legends will take place at Mladost Stadium in Petrinja on March 13, during which UEFA will hand over a donation to the Croatian Red Cross. 

The teams feature some of the greats for each country, including 1998 World Cup Golden Boot Davor Šuker, former Croatia captain and AC Milan star Zvonimir Boban, Ivica Olić, Dario Šimić and Niko Kranjčar.

Croatia team: Davor Šuker, Zvonimir Boban, Aljoša Asanović, Ivica Olić, Petar Krpan, Dario Šimić, Marijan Mrmić, Stipe Pletikosa, Darijo Srna, Daniel Šarić, Niko Kranjčar, Igor Bišćan, Mario Stanić, Boris Živković, Silvio Marić, Mihael Mikić, Nenad Pralija, Tomislav Dujmović, Robert Špehar and Marko Babić. 

Croatian Football Federation advisor Zorislav Srebrić will be coach with Robert Prosinečki his assistant. 

Zlatko Dalić, Miroslav Blažević and Marijan Vlak will also be involved. 

Aleksander Čeferin, Primož Gliha, Miran Pavlin, Milivoje Novaković, Milenko Aćimović, Boštjan Cesar, Mišo Brečko, Radenko Mijatović, and Aleksandar Radosavljević will be amongst those who will feature for Slovenia.  

Kick-off is at 1 pm.

The Croatian Football Federation will also hand over a donation to the Sisak-Moslavina County Football Association on the day, intended for the reconstruction of the football infrastructure in the earthquake-affected areas.

The co-organiser of the humanitarian match will be the Slovenian Football Association (NZS), led by President Radenko Mijatović, who will also join the action with a donation. 

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