Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Wizards rookie Espinoza picked by Catrachos
December 29th, 2008 7AM

MOST READ


[HONDURAS]
Kansas City Wizards rookie Roger Espinoza has been called up for the Honduran national team's training camp that begins Thursday in Miami.

Espinoza, who attended Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colo., and played at Yavapai College and Ohio State before turning pro in 2008, is one of four MLS players called into camp long with Amado Guevara (Toronto FC), Mauricio Castro (New England) and Ivan Guerrero (D.C. United).

Former MLS players in camp will be Ramon Nunez, Carlos Pavon and Saul Martinez.

Espinoza, who moved to Denver from Honduras when he was 12, played 22 games as a rookie for the Wizards in 2008.

Honduras won its group to advance to the final round of World Cup 2010 qualifying in the Concacaf zone.

The Catrachos will also host the 2009 Digicel UNCAF Championship, beginning Jan. 22. All 14 games of the Central American championship, which serves as qualifying for the Gold Cup, will be played at Estadio Tiburcio Carias Andino in Tegucigalpa.

Honduras Roster:
Goalkeepers: Noel Valladares (Olimpia), Victor Coello (Marathon), John Bodden (Victoria).
Defenders: Mario Beata (Marathon), Sergio Mendoza (Olimpia), Erick Norales (Marathon), Osman Chavez (Platense), Boniek Garcia (Olimpia), Ivan Guerrero (D.C. United), Emilio Izaguirre (Motagua).
Midfielders: Mariano Acevedo (Marathon), Mario Rodriguez (Real Espana), Mauricio Castro (New England Revolution), Amado Guevara (Toronto FC), Danilo Turcios (Olimpia), Hendry Thomas (Olimpia), Ramon Nunez (Puebla, Mexico), Emil Martinez (Shanghai Shenhua, China), Marvin Chavez (Marathon), Roger Espinoza (Kansas City Wizards).
Forwards: Carlos Pavon (Real Espana), Saul Martinez (Marathon), Walter Martinez (Beijing Guoan, China), Carlos Will Mejia (Marathon), Allan Lalin (Real Espana).



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
U.S. U-20s sweep group play with win over Tigres    
[DALLAS CUP] The U.S. under-20 national team beat Tigres of Mexico, 1-0, and moved into the ...
Red Bulls finally get off the schneid    
[MLS: Week 7] After seven games, the New York Red Bulls, the 2013 Supporters' Shield champions, ...
Dutch Lions ink Cruyff grandson    
[USL PRO TRANSACTIONS] The Dayton Dutch Lions have Matheus (Brazilian defender Matheus Diovany Pechim Dos Santos), ...
The 10 richest American soccer owners    
[MAKING A LIST] Home Depot co-founder and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, announced as the owner ...
Howard's Everton suffers costly setback    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] The bid of Tim Howard's Everton to finish in the top four of the ...
Atlanta introduced as 22nd franchise    
[MLS EXPANSION] MLS introduced Atlanta as its latest expansion team, owned by Atlanta Falcons Arthur Blank, ...
Sonia becomes third Spaniard to join Flash    
[NWSL TRANSACTIONS] Sonia became the third Spaniard to join Western New York, joining Vicky Losada, Week ...
Fernandez stymies Energy with late penalty save    
[USL PRO: Week 5] Raul Fernandez saved Michael Thomas' penalty kick in the 90th minute to ...
What They're Saying    
"All I can say about my departure is we no longer agreed to the strategy. I ...
Perfectly placed volley into own goal    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] You may have noticed, we relish a good own goal. Today's ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives