Friday February 18 2011
Czech Republic to call up Kozak

Lazio striker Libor Kozak is expected to receive his first call up to the Czech national team next month.

Michal Bilek, the Coach of the Czech Republic, has been impressed with the 21-year-old this season.

Kozak has scored five goals in nine starting appearances for Lazio, four of which have come in the last month.

The Czech Republic are due to face Liechtenstein and Spain in March.

"I will be in Rome to watch Lazio-Bari on Sunday because it's really worth going to see Kozak live," Bilek said.

"Anyway there is a great chance of seeing him in the national team starting from next month.

"He is a bulldog. Whoever tries to get the ball off him always gets hurt.

"I am sure that he will show his worth on Sunday."

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