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Absences cast doubt on Honduras' chances
by Paul Kennedy, June 8th, 2007 7AM

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On paper, Honduras has more talent than any team in the Gold Cup except Mexico and the United States, but absences and injuries have taken their toll.

Star David Suazo, rumored to be headed to Inter Milan from Cagliari, is injured and unavailable for the Gold Cup. Julio Cesar "Rambo" Leon, another Italian-based player, will miss the Bicolor's first two games against Panama and Mexico because of Genoa's Serie B promotion playoff against Napoli on Sunday.

Chicago Fire midfielder Ivan Guerrero was injured in the Catrachos' game against Trinidad & Tobago on Saturday, but he hopes to be ready for Sunday's game against Mexico. Carlos Pavon, also injured in the T&T game, is uncertain for Friday's opener against Panama.

GOLD CUP RECORD:
Appearances: 7
Record: 9 wins, 9 losses, 4 ties

HONDURAS ROSTER:
Goalkeepers:  Donaldo Morales (Motagua), Adalid Puerto (Platense), Orlin Vallecillo (Real Espana);
Defenders: Edgar Alvarez (Messina/ITA), Oscar Bonieck Garcia (Olimpia), Jorge Samuel Caballeros (Changchun Yatai/CHN), Maynor Figueroa (Olimpia), Emilio Izaguirre (Motagua), Erick Vallecilo (Real Espana);
Midfielders: Jorge Aaron Claros (Motagua), Ivan Guerrero (Chicago Fire/USA), Amado Guevara (Chivas USA/USA), Julio Cesar Leon (Genoa/ITA), Emil Martinez (Marathon), Sergio Mendoza (Olimpia), Wilson Palacios (Olimpia), Mario Rodriguez (Real Espana);
Forwards: Carlos Costly (GKS Belchatow/POL), Jairo Martinez (Motagua), Walter Martinez (Shanghai Shenhua/CHN), Carlos Oliva (Marathon), Carlos Pavon (Real Espana), Luis Santamaria (Marathon).
Coach: Reinaldo RUEDA.



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