Colombia and Paraguay, which will both play the USA in Group A at the Copa Centenario, opened training in Florida. The Cafeteros had just nine players for their first session at FIU in Miami, while
Paraguay came with 16 players to Orlando, where it opened training Monday at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
Colombia, which will play Haiti Sunday at Miami's Marlins Park,
has allowed Mexican-based players Stefan Medina
and Oscar Murillo
, who play for Pachuca, and Edwin Cardona
of Monterrey to stay for the Torneo Clausura final. James
is with Real Madrid for the UEFA Champions League final against Atletico Madrid.
Paraguay has had to replace injured midfielder Nestor Ortigoza
, who started four its
six World Cup 2018 qualifiers, with Victor Ayala
of Argentine club Lanus since the release of its roster for the Copa Centenario.
The remaining seven Paraguayan players play
for clubs Cerro Porteno and Olimpia, which finished the Paraguayan league season last weekend.