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Catrachos call up Bengtson and three other MLS players
August 26th, 2013 5:38AM

TAGS:  mls, world cup 2014


[HEXAGONAL COUNTDOWN] Honduras called up 15 foreign-based players -- including Victor Bernardez and Marvin Chavez (San Jose Earthquakes), Oscar Boniek Garcia (Houston Dynamo) and Jerry Bengtson (New England Revolution) -- for the Catrachos' World Cup qualifiers against Mexico and Panama in September. Bengston had been dropped from the team in June after getting into a disagreement with Colombian coach Luis Suarez.

Former MLS Rookie of the Year Andy Najar joined Belgian champion Anderlecht's first team after the Gold Cup and has made two league appearances.

Missing is Roger Rojas, who is in the process of completing a loan move from Olimpia to English club West Ham United.

Honduras Roster:
Noel Valladares (Olimpia)
Donis Escober (Olimpia)
Kevin Hernandez (Real Espana)


Brayan Beckeles (Olimpia)
Nery Medina (Motagua)
Juan Carlos Garcia (Wigan, England)
Emilio Izaguirre (Celtic, Scotland)
Osman Chavez (Wisla Krakow Poland)
Victor Bernardez  (San Jose Earthquakes)
Maynor Figueroa  (Hull City, England)
Juan Pablo Montes (Motagua)


Luis Garrido (Olimpia)
Jorge Claros (Motagua)
Wilson Palacios  (Stoke City, England)
Roger Espinoza (Wigan, England)
Arnold Peralta  (Rangers, Scotland)
Oscar Boniek Garcia (Houston Dynamo)
Marvin Chavez  (San Jose Earthquakes)
Andy Najar (Anderlecht, Belgium)
Edgar Alvarez (Platense)


Carlo Costly (Guizhou Zhicheng, China)
Jerry Bengtson  (New England Revolution)
Jerry Palacios (Alajuelense, Costa Rica)
Rony Martinez (Llaneros, Colombia)
Georgie Welcome (Motagua)

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