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Updated on: Jun 12, 2014

Switzerland FIFA World Cup 2014

The national football team of Switzerland is The Swiss national football team. The team is governed by the Swiss Football Association which is the main body. It holds the logo of ASF-SFV. The memorable and the  best performances  made by The Swiss national Soccer team in the World Cup where they had  reached the quarter-finals thrice  in the respective years of  1934, 1938 and 1924.The Swiss Players were also able to grab the  silver medal during the Olympics held  in 1924. The youth Group has made more achievements. Switzerland have featured the FIFA World Cup finals for the nine times till  date in the consequent years of 1934, 1938, 1950, 1954, 1962, 1966, 1994, 2006 and 2010 where they were accomplished to reach in the last eight on three seasons. Yet the most current performance at the quarter-final stage was in the year 1954 finals in their home country fifty years back. After that, the Swiss appeared in 1994 and 2006 but unfortunately could not survive. Their Group agenda in 2010 was a bit noticeable though had to leave only after playing the three games.

The Players are the qualified and eligible ones and it can be highlighted with the few names such as Alexander Frei, Stephane Chapuisat, Johann Vogel, Hakan Yakin.The head Coach of the team for the is Ottmar Hitzfeld. The keeper of the Swiss National Team is Diego Benaglio who had featured with the German championship winner in 2009 playing with VfL Wolfsburg. The combined  capabilities of the players such as Tranquillo Barnetta, Gokhan Inler and Philippe Senderos along with the  most talented youths  Xherdan Shaqiri, Fabian Schar, Granit Xhaka and Valentin Stocker to reap the fruit to get the level with Brazil in the soccer world cup 2014. Brazil had the team mate qualifier Switzerland securing their place for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.The History of Switzerland is quite worthy to be noted as they had Started with many good outcomes.