Finland Euro 2024 squad: Markku Kanerva's full squad for the Euro 2024 qualifiers

Finland fans prior to the UEFA EURO 2024 European qualifier match between Finland and Denmark at Helsinki Olympic Stadium on September 10, 2023 in Helsinki, Finland.
(Image credit: Getty Images)

The Finland Euro 2024 squad will come around sooner than you think, with Markku Kanerva's side in contention to reach their second successive European Championship.

Finland made their major tournament debut at Euro 2020, where they narrowly missed out on a place in the last 16 after finishing third in their group.

Third in a highly competitive group also containing Denmark, Slovenia and Kazakhstan as things stand, Euro 2024 qualification is still in Finland's hands.

Finland's squad

Finland Euro 2024 squad: The squad for the October internationals

  • GK: Lukas Hradecky (Bayer Leverkusen)
  • GK: Viljami Sinisalo (Exeter City on loan from Aston Villa)
  • GK: Hugo Keto (Sandefjord)
  • DF: Arttu Hoskonen (Cracovia)
  • DF: Richard Jensen (Aberdeen)
  • DF: Robert Ivanov (Eintracht Braunschweig)
  • DF: Miro Tenho (HJK Helsinki)
  • DF: Pyry Soiri (HJK Helsinki)
  • DF: Diogo Tomas (Odd)
  • DF: Matti Peltola (HJK Helsinki)
  • DF: Nikolai Alho (Volos)
  • DF: Jere Uronen (Charlotte FC
  • DF: Noah Pallas (AC Oulu)
  • DF: Tuomas Ollila (HJK Helsinki)
  • DF: Leo Vaisanen (Austin FC)
  • MF: Glen Kamara (Leeds United)
  • MF: Robert Taylor (Inter Miami)
  • MF: Oliver Antman (Nordsjaelland)
  • MF: Rasmus Schuller (Djurgarden)
  • MF: Kaan Kairinen (Sparta Prague)
  • MF: Niilo Maenpaa (Warta Poznan)
  • MF: Daniel Hakans (Valerenga)
  • MF: Lucas Lingman (HJK Helsinki)
  • FW: Benjamin Kallman (Cracovia)
  • FW: Teemu Pukki (Minnesota United)
  • FW: Marcus Forss (Middlesbrough)
  • FW: Joel Pohjanpalo (Venezia)

Finland Euro 2024 squad numbers

Squad numbers are yet to be confirmed for Euro 2024.

Finland manager: Markku Kanerva

Markku Kanerva, Head Coach of Finland, speaks to the media in the post match press conference after the UEFA EURO 2024 European qualifier match between Finland and Denmark at Helsinki Olympic Stadium on September 10, 2023 in Helsinki, Finland.

Markku Kanerva, Finland manager (Image credit: Getty Images)

In charge of the Finland national team since 2016, Markku Kanerva made history by guiding the Eagle-owls to Euro 2020.

Prior to his appointment, he served as assistant manager, having previously coached the country's U21s.

A defender during his playing days, Kanerva won 59 caps for Finland in the 80s and 90s.

Finland's star player

Teemu Pukki

Finland's forward Teemu Pukki addresses a press conference in Helsinki, Finland, on September 9, 2023 on the eve of the UEFA Euro 2024 football tournament qualifying match against Denmark.

Teemu Pukki (Image credit: Alamy)

Finland's vice-captain all-time record goalscorer, Teemu Pukki is still a mainstay of the national team – having made his senior debut back in 2009.

The former Norwich City and Celtic striker plays his club football in the United States with MLS outfit Minnesota United these days.


How many players are Finland allowed to take to Euro 2024?

We don't know just yet – but expect 26. 

It was announced that 26-player squads will return for the Qatar World Cup, an expansion from the usual 23-man teams.

National managers were allowed to bring 26 players to 2021's European Championship for the first time at a major tournament, as a special measure brought in due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the fixture congestion, the expanded squads returned for the World Cup.

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