After training with a group of 24 at their training camp in Austria, the Vojvodina Novi Sad was axed leaving club-mate Dragan Mrdja and Radosav Petrovic of Partisan Belgrade as the only two home-based players in the final 23.
"I had to leave one player out and such a decision is never easy to make. I told Zeljko that being in the training camp should be a stimulus for his career and that I still will count on him," Antic told reporters.
Serbia have two more warm-up games prior to opening their World Cup account against Ghana on June 13.
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