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Marquez, Vela Out Of Mexico Squad

  • AP, Wednesday, August 26, 2009 3:45 PM
Mexico announced its roster for September's crucial World Cup qualifying games against Costa Rica and Honduras. Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez has been left off the team due to a leg injury. Also, young forward Nestor Calderon will take the place of Arsenal's injured forward Carlos Vela. Calderon, 20, has five goals in five games for Mexican club Toluca.

Mexico's roster:
Goalkeepers --
Guillermo Ochoa, Jose de Jesus Corona.
Defenders -- Jose Antonio Castro, Efrain Juarez, Jonny Magallon, Aaron Galindo, Ricardo Osorio, Hector Moreno, Carlos Salcido, Oscar Rojas.
Midfielders -- Israel Castro, Gerardo Torrado, Andres Guardado, Pablo Barrera, Giovani Dos Santos.
Forwards -- Nery Castillo, Guillermo Franco, Miguel Sabah, Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Nestor Calderon.

 

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