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Mexico recalls ex-SKC forward Bravo
March 13th, 2013 8:20PM

TAGS:  mexico, sporting kansas city


[HEXAGONAL COUNTDOWN] Former Sporting Kansas City striker Omar Bravo has been recalled for the Mexican national team's games against Honduras and the USA in World Cup 2014 qualifying.

Bravo left MLS after the 2011 season and returned to Mexico to play for Cruz Azul. He joined Atlas in January and has five goals in 10 games. Also back is veteran defender Jonny Magallon. The shakeup follows Mexico's stunning 0-0 tie at home against Jamaica in their Hexagonal opener.

Seven players called in for the Jamaica game were dropped: Cirilo Saucedo, Darvin Chavez, Diego Reyes, Paul Aguilar, Fernando Arce, Marco Fabian and Aldo di Nigris.

Mexico Roster:
Guillermo Ochoa (Ajaccio, France), Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca)
DEFENDERS: Severo Meza (Monterrey), Jonny Magallon (Leon), Francisco Javier Rodriguez (Club America), Hector Moreno (Espanyol, Spain), Hugo Ayala (Tigres) Diego Reyes (Club America), Jorge Torres Nilo (Tigres)
MIDFIELDERS: Carlos Salcido (Tigres), Jesus Zavala (Monterrey), Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul), Jesus Molina (Club America), Hector Herrera (Pachuca), Javier Aquino (Villarreal, Spain), Andres Guardado (Valencia, Spain), Angel Reyna (Pachuca)
FORWARDS: Giovani Dos Santos (Real Mallorca, Spain), Oribe Peralta (Santos Laguna) Javier Hernandez (Man. United, England), Omar Bravo (Atlas), Raul Alonso Jimenez (Club America)

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