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No Najar in Honduras squad
May 20th, 2011 10:17PM

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[GOLD CUP COUNTDOWN] After much ado about playing for Honduras, 2010 MLS Rookie of the Rookie Andy Najar won't be accompanying the Catrachos to the Gold Cup. But six other MLS players are on the rosters of the five Central Americans teams represented at the Gold Cup. For their complete rosters ...

Sporting Kansas City's Roger Espinoza is the lone MLS player in the 23-player Honduran squad named by Colombian coach Luis Suarez.

Espinoza, who moved to the Denver area as a teenager, and former Dallas area youth star Ramon Nunez are among 13 holdovers from Honduras’ 2010 World Cup squad. Marvin Chavez of FC Dallas declined a call-up to represent Honduras.

-- Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake) will represent Costa Rica, but the New York Red Bulls' Roy Miller was not picked.

-- Americans Arturo Alvarez (Real Salt Lake) and Steve Purdy (Portland Timbers) will be playing in their first Gold Cup -- for El Salvador.

-- Marco Pappa (Chicago Fire) and Carlos Ruiz (Philadelphia Union) will head the Guatemala attack.

-- Panama, which will face the USA in the first round, has no MLS representatives in its 23-player team.

COSTA RICA ROSTER:
Goalkeepers: Keylor Navas (Albacete/Spain), Donny Grant (San Carlos)
Defenders: Bryan Oviedo (FC Nordsjaelland/Denmark), Oscar Duarte (Saprissa), Dennis Marshall (Aalborg/Denmark), Heiner Mora (Saprissa), Jhonny Acosta (Alajuelense), Junior Diaz (Club Brugge/Belgium), Jose Salvatierra (Alajuelense), Cristian Gamboa (Fredrikstad/Norway)
Midfielders: David Guzman (Saprissa), Diego Madrigal (Cerro Porteno/Paraguay), Celso Borges (Fredrikstad/Norway), Jose Miguel Cubero (Herediano), Allen Guevara (Alajuelense)
Forwards: Marco Urena (FC Kuban/Russia), Josue Martinez (Saprissa), Cristian Bolanos (FC Copenhagen/Denmark), Bryan Ruiz (FC Twente/Netherlands), Randall Brenes (Cartagines), Joel Campbell (Saprissa), Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake).

EL SALVADOR ROSTER:
Goalkeepers: Miguel Montes (no club), Dagoberto Portillo (Once Municipal), Juan Gomez (Luis Angel Firpo).
Defenders: Steven Purdy (Portland Timbers), Luis Anaya (Universidad), Marvin Gonzalez (Aguila), Deris Umanzor (Aguila), Reynaldo Hernandez (Vista Hermosa), Víctor Turcios (Luis Angel Firpo).
Midfielders: Arturo Alvarez (Real Salt Lake), Shawn Martin (Aguila), Ramon Sanchez (Aguila), Osael Romero (Aguila), Gilberto Baires (Atletico Marte), Edwin Sanchez (Universidad), Jaime Alas (Luis Angel Firpo), Xavier Garcia (Luis Angel Firpo), Eliseo Quintanilla (Luis Angel Firpo), Dennis Alas (Luis Angel Firpo).
Forwards:: Lester Blanco (Metapan), Andres Flores (Metapan), Rodolfo Zelaya (Alianza), Rudis Corrales (Alianza).

GUATEMALA ROSTER:
Goalkeepers: Ricardo Jerez (USAC), Juan Jose Paredes (Comunicaciones), Paulo Cesar Motta (Mictlan).
Defenders: Edwin Gonzalez (Mictlan), Henry Medina (Herediano/Costa Rica), Carlos Gallardo (USAC), Carlos Castrillo (Comunicaciones), Cristian Noriega (Municipal), Gustavo Cabrera (Municipal), Elias Enoc Vasquez (Comunicaciones), Manuel Leon (USAC), Wilfred Velasquez (Suchitepequez), Jonathan Lopez (Marquense).
Midfielders: Jairo Arreola (Comunicaciones), Jose Manuel Contreras (Comunicaciones), Jose del Aguila (Comunicaciones), Gonzalo Romero (Municipal).
Forwards: Guillermo Ramirez (Motagua/Honduras), Carlos Figueroa (Xelaju), Marco Pappa (Chicago Fire), Carlos Ruiz (Philadelphia), Dwight Pezzarossi (Comunicaciones), Oscar Isaula (Malacateco).

HONDURAS ROSTER:
Goalkeepers: Orlin Vallecillo (Marathon), Donis Escober (Olimpia), Noel Valladares (Olimpia)
Defenders: Osman Chavez (Wisla Krakow/Poland), Oscar Bonieck Garcia (Olimpia), Maynor Figueroa (Wigan/England), Hendry Thomas (Wigan/England), Mauricio Sabillon (Marathon), Brayan Beckeles (Vida), Victor Bernardez (Lierse/Belgium), Jhonny Leveron (Motagua)
Midfielders: Ramon Nunez (Leeds United/England), Roger Espinoza (Sporting Kansas City), Wilson Palacios (Tottenham/England), Emilio Izaguirre (Celtic/Scotland), Alfredo Mejia (Real Espana), Eder Delgado (Real Espana), Javier Portillo (Olimpia), Emil Martinez (Marathon)
Forwards: Eddie Hernandez (Platense), Carlo Costly (Atlas/Mexico), Jerry Bengtson (Motagua), Walter Martinez (Beijing Guoan/China)

PANAMA ROSTER:
Goalkeepers: Jaime Penedo (Municipal, Guatemala), Luis Mejia (Toulouse, France), Kevin Melgar (Alianza)
Defenders: Luis Henriquez (Lech Poznan, Poland), Felipe Baloy (Santos, Mexico), Harold Cummings (River Plate, Uruguay), Roman Torres (Atl. Nacional, Colombia), Eduardo Dasent (Atl. Bucaramanga, Colombia), Adolfo Machado (Comunicaciones, Guatemala).
Midfielders: Nelson Barahona (Caracas FC, Venezuela), Gabriel Gomez (La Equidad, Colombia), Amilcar Henriquez (Atl. Huila, Colombia), Alberto Quintero (Ontynient, Spain), Eric Davis (Arabe Unido), Armando Cooper (Arabe Unido), Gabriel Torres (San Francisco FC), Eybir Bonaga (San Francisco FC) Anibal Godoy (Chepo) Aramis Haywood (Plaza Amador).
Forwards: Luis Tejada (Juan Aurich, Peru), Blas Perez (Leon, Mexico), Renan Addles (The Strongest, Bolivia), Luis Renteria (Real Cartagena, Colombia).



1 comment
  1. David Huff
    commented on: May 23, 2011 at 5:31 p.m.
    @ Ric, perhaps Team Bradley is still asleep?


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