The Mexican national team concentrates to work towards the League of Nations
The Mexican national team, which will play the League of Nations of CONCACAF and the Guadalajara Pre-Olympic next year, concentrated today to work from Monday to Wednesday from the hand of coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino.
The team led by goal scorer José Juan Macías and several of the main talents of Mexican soccer under 23 years old, met at the camp in Mexico City in order to give continuity to the work with Martino.
Macias was not called to the major selection in the recent date FIFA so that he could command the team that at the beginning of 2020 will look for the pass to the Olympic Games of Tokyo 2020 and before it will try to win the regional tournament.
In the League of Nations, Mexico will make its debut in the group stage on 11 October against Bermuda and on 15 October it will host Panama, rivals against whom it will play in November's second legs.
Martino has insisted on his idea of using in the championship the youth team that will play the Pre-Olympic Games in Guadalajara from March 20 to April 1.
Mexico won the gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games but was eliminated in the group stage at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Games.
List of candidates:
Goalkeepers: Raúl Gudiño (Guadalajara), José Santiago Hernández (Atlas), Sebastián Jurado (Veracruz).
Defenders: Luis Romo (Querétaro), Vladimir Loroña (Tijuana), Kevin Álvarez (Pachuca), Johan Vásquez (Monterrey), Alan Mozo (Pumas), Ismael Govea (Atlas), Gerardo Arteaga (Santos Laguna), Aldo Cruz (Tijuana), Cristian Calderón (Necaxa), Jesús Alberto Angulo (Atlas), Adrián Mora (Toluca).
Midfielders: José Iván Rodríguez (León), Jesús Ricardo Angulo (Necaxa), Francisco Figueroa (Pachuca), José Joaquín Esquivel (FC Juárez), Ulises Cardona (Atlas), Jairo Torres (Atlas), Erick Aguirre (Pachuca), Adrián Lozano (Santos Laguna), Francisco Córdova (America), Francisco Venegas (Tigres UANL), Jonathan González (Monterrey).
Forwards: Paolo Yrizar (Querétaro), José Juan Macías (León), José Godínez (León), Roberto Carlos De la Rosa (Pachuca).