Pool C latest – USA ready for Russia

Keo.co.za brings you the latest World Cup news from Pool C.

USA ready for Russia – USA coach Eddie O’Sullivan has announced his team to play their second Pool C match against Russia at Stadium Taranaki, New Plymouth, on Thursday. Russia head coach Nikolay Nerush has also named his team.

USA - 15. Chris Wyles, 14. Takudzwa Ngwenya, 13. Paul Emerick, 12. Andrew Suniula, 11. James Paterson, 10. Roland Suniula, 9. Mike Petri, 8. Nic Johnson, 7. Todd Clever (c), 6. Louis Stanfill, 5. Hayden Smith, 4. John van der Giessen, 3. Matekitonga Moeakiola, 2. Chris Biller, 1. Mike MacDonald.
Subs: 16. Phil Thiel, 17. Shawn Pittman, 18. Scott LaValla, 19. Pat Danahy, 20. Tim Usasz, 21. Nese Malifa, 22. Blaine Scully.

Russia – 15. Igor Klyuchnikov, 14 Vladimir Ostroushko, 13. Konstantin Rachkov, 12. Alexey Makovetskiy, 11. Vasily Artemyev, 10. Yury Kushnarev, 9. Alexander Shakirov, 8. Vyacheslav Grachev, 7. Artem Fatakhov, 6. Andrey Garbuzov, 5. Denis Antonov, 4. Alexander Voytov, 3. Ivan Prishchepenko, 2. Vladislav Korshunov (c), 1. Sergey Popov.
Subs: 16. Valery Tsnobiladze, 17. Alexander Khrokin, 18. Vladmimir Botvinnikov, 19. Adam Byrnes, 20. Victor Gresev, 21. Alexander Yanyushkin,
22. Andrey Kuzin.