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Four MLS players called in for Honduras friendly
February 26th, 2014 7:27PM

TAGS:  honduras, mls, world cup 2014


[WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN] Four MLS players (Victor Bernardez, Marvin Chavez, Oscar Boniek Garcia and Jerry Bengtson) and two U.S.-bred players now playing in Europe (Roger Espinoza and Andy Najar) head the Honduras squad Colombian coach Luis Suarez named for the Catrachos' friendly against Venezuela March 5 at the Estadio Olimpico in San Pedro Sula.

Notable absentees are Stoke City midfielder Wilson Palacios, who has only played three league games in the last two months, as well as Wisla Krakow defender Osman Chavez, who is coming off a knee injury, and Real Espana forward Carlo Costly, who is coming off an ankle injury.

MLS players with Honduran national team experience not called in were Johnny Leveron, Walter Martinez and Alexander Lopez.

Four uncapped players who have been playing well in the 2014 Torneo Clausura earned their first call-ups: goalie Luis Lopez (Real Espana) and defenders Walter Williams (Real Sociedad), Bryan Acosta (Real Espana), Henry Clark (Real Sociedad).

Honduras Roster:
GOALKEEPERS: Noel Valladares (Olimpia), Donis Escober (Olimpia), Luis Lopez (Real Espana).
DEFENDERS:  Maynor Figueroa (Hull City/ENG), Victor Bernardez (San Jose Earthquakes), Emilio Izaguirre (Celtic/SCO), Juan Carlos Garcia (Wigan), Arnold Peralta (Rangers/SCO), Walter Williams (Real Sociedad), Bryan Acosta (Real Espana), Henry Clark (Real Sociedad).
MIDFIELDERS: Oscar Boniek Garcia (Houston Dynamo), Andy Najar (Anderlecht/BEL), Roger Espinoza (Wigan/ENG), Marvin Chavez (Colorado Rapids), Luis Garrido (Olimpia), Jorge Claros (Motagua), Edder Delgado (Real Espana).
FORWARDS: Jerry Palacios (Alajuelense), Jerry Bengtson (New England Revolution), Rony Martinez (Real Sociedad), Diego Reyes (Real Sociedad), Rommel Quioto (Olimpia).

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