Mexico Gears Up For Soccer Friendly With Bosnia

May 29, 2020 Off By Oha

MEXICO CITY – Members of Mexico’s national soccer team planned to leave on Monday for Atlanta, site of this week’s friendly match with Bosnia.

Mexico team players

Mexican internationals who play professionally in Europe were already awaiting their teammates at a hotel in the U.S. City, the Mexican Soccer Federation said.

The squad was scheduled to hold a practice Monday in Atlanta ahead of new coach Jose Manuel de la Torre’s first outing with the national team.

De la Torre is already looking ahead to June, when Mexico will defend its Copa de Oro title in the regional tournament, also to be played in the United States

Below is the roster for Wednesday’s friendly with Bosnia.

Goalkeepers: Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca).

Defenders: Paul Aguilar (Pachuca), Ivan Estrada (Santos), Francisco Rodriguez (PSV Eindhoven), Edgar Dueñas (Toluca), Jonny Magallon (Guadalajara), Hector Moreno (AZ Alkmaar), Jorge Torres Nilo (Tigres), Carlos Salcido (Fulham).

Wingers: Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul), Israel Castro (Pumas UNAM), Jesus Zavala (Monterrey), Elias Hernandez (Morelia), Luis Perez (Monterrey).

Forwards: Edgar Pacheco (Atlas), Pablo Barrera (West Ham), Nestor Calderon (Toluca), Jose Maria Cardenas (Santos), Aldo de Nigris (Monterrey), Giovani Dos Santos (Racing de Santander), Javier Hernandez (Manchester United). EFE