[HEXAGONAL COUNTDOWN]Mexico coach Sven-Goran Eriksson called up U.S. products Carlos Ochoa (California prep and and college star) and Edgar Castillo (New Mexico youth star) for a three-day training camp before the Tri's friendly international against Sweden in Oakland, Calif., next Wednesday.
The only newcomer in the 23-player squad is Atlas midfielder Lucas Ayala.
Mexico begins the Hexagonal against the USA on Feb. 11 in Columbus, Ohio (TV: ESPN2, live, 7 pm ET). It is expected to call in several European-based stars.
Goalkeepers --Oswaldo Sanchez (Santos), Guillermo Ochoa (America), Jesus Corona (UAG).
Defenders --Juan Valenzuela (Club America), Edgar Castillo (Club America), Julio Dominguez (Cruz Azul, Fausto Pinto (Cruz Azul), Edgar Duenas (Toluca), Leobardo Lopez (Pachuca), Diego Martinez (Monterrey), Israel Castro (UNAM).
Midfielders --Pavel Pardo (Club America), Leandro Augusto (UNAM), Luis Perez (Monterrey), Israel Martinez (San Luis), Lucas Ayala (Atlas), Antonio Naelson (Toluca), Alberto Medina, Fabian de la Mora (both Guadalajara).
Forwards --Vicente Vuoso (Santos), Carlos Ochoa (Guadalajara), Nestor Calderon (Toluca), Cesar Villaluz (Cruz Azul).
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