With a total of 14 players the Colombian futsal national team will begin a new training cycle ahead of the FIFA Futsal WC between May 10 and May 22.
As the host country, Colombia is ready to welcome the maximum Futsal global event to be held between September 10 and October 1 in the cities of Bucaramanga, Cali, and Medellin. This will be the eighth edition of this tournament. Colombia placed fourth in the last edition held in Thailand in 2012.
Colombia will face the FIFA Futsal All-Star Team on May 20 in an exhibition game to be played in Medellin. The next day the official World Cup draw will take place.
This is the list of players and coaches called up by coach Osmar Arney Fonnegra:
JUAN MIGUEL LOZANO USECHE, Club Alianza Tolima
JULIO NILTON LEAL AVILA, Club Alianza Tolima
GILDARDO ANDRES ZUÑIGA VALENCIA Club Alianza Tolima
JORGE STIVEN ABRIL GARCIA , Club D’Martin
MIGUEL ANDRES SIERRA CACERES, Club D’Martin
LUIS GONZALO POSADA QUINTERO, Club D’Martin
YULIAN DAVID DIAZ MONTAÑEZ, Club USJ (Líbano)
JAMES DAVID CASTILLO SARMIENTO, Deportivo Meta
ANGELLOT ALEXANDER CARO GARCES, Liga Santandereana de Fútbol
JHONATAN ANDRES GIRALDO TORO, Fútsal Rionegro
YEISSON ALEXIS FONNEGRA BOLIVAR, Águilas Doradas
MATEO ZAPATA MARQUEZ, Águilas Doradas
JOSE DE JESUS QUIROZ SANTIAGO, Independiente Barranquilla
LUIS FELIPE RODELO AVILA, Independiente Barranquilla
Text and photo: FCF