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Copa America Centenario: Bolivia presents list of 40 players

Copa America Centenario: Bolivia presents list of 40 players

Bolivia announced the 40 players who will compete to be part of the squad that travels to the US for the Copa America.

The list must be whittled down to 23 by May 20th according to the regulations of the event, explained the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) in a statement sent to the AFP.

One of the new inclusions on the list is naturalized Paraguayan defender Nelson Cabrera.

Bolivia is in Group D of the continental tournament with Argentina, Chile and Panama.

List of players:

Goalkeepers: Carlos Lampe (Sport Boys), Rómel Quiñónez (Bolívar), Juan Carlos Robles (San José) and Guillermo Viscarra (Oriente Petrolero).

Defensemen: Marvin Bejarano (Oriente Petrolero), Jorge Flores (Universitario), Nelson Cabrera (Bolívar), Diego Bejarano (The Strongest), Mario Saavedra (Bolívar), Omar Morales (Wilstermann), Edward Zenteno (Wilstermann), Fernando Marteli (The Strongest), Cristhian Coimbra (Blooming), Ronald Eguino (Bolívar), Ignacio García (Nacional Potosí) and Luis Gutiérrez (Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona, Israel).

Midfielders: Pedro Azogue (Oriente Petrolero), Sebastián Gamarra (Milan, Italy), Wálter Veizaga (The Strongest), Jhasmani Campos (Kazma FC, Kuwait), Martín Smedberg Dalence (IFK Goteborg, Sweden), Fernando Saucedo (Wilstermann), Alejandro Chumacero (The Strongest), Rudy Cardozo (Bolívar), Samuel Galindo (Petrolero), Cristhian Machado (Wilstermann), Mario Parrado (San José), Alejandro Meleán (Oriente Petrolero), Raúl Castro (The Strongest) and Danny Bejarano (Bolívar).

Strikers: Enrique Hurtado (Petrolero), Rodrigo Ramallo (The Strongest), Juan Carlos Arce (Bolívar), Carmelo Algarañaz (Petrolero), Bruno Miranda (Universidad de Chile), Gilbert Alvarez (Real Potosí), Marcelo Martins Moreno (Changchun Yatai, China), Rodrigo Vargas (The Strongest), Eduardo Fierro (Universitario), Yasmani Duk (Cosmos, United States).


Text and photo: AFP