Mexico Announces Roster for October Nations League Matches

Mexican national team logo/crestMexico was drawn into Group B in the inaugural CONCACAF Nations League, and their participation in the tournament starts this Friday.

The Nations League tournament involves all 41 teams in CONCACAF and features three divisions – Leagues A, B, and C – with four groups apiece. The top 10 qualifiers for the Nations League also earned spots in the 2019 Gold Cup, where they joined the six teams who already qualified as Hexagonal participants in 2018 World Cup qualifying. Starting for the 2021 Gold Cup, all teams will have to qualify through the Nations League and there will be no automatic berths given.

Mexico is in Group B of the League A tournament, along with Panama and Bermuda. Mexico will open their participation by visiting Bermuda on October 11th, after which they will host Panama on October 15th. Coach Gerardo Martino has called up 19 players for October’s games.

The roster is as follows:

Goalkeepers (3): Rodolfo Cota (Léon), Raúl Gudiño (Chivas de Guadalajara), José Hernández (Atlas)

Defenders (8): Cristian Calderón (Necaxa), Jesús Angulo (Atlas), Carlos Salcedo (Tigres UANL), Gerardo Arteaga (Santos Laguna), Jorge Sánchez (América), Alan Mozo (Pumas UNAM), Luis Romo (Querétaro), Johan Vásquez (Monterrey)

Midfielders (7): Francisco Córdova (América), Jonathan González (Monterrey), Rodolfo Pizarro (Monterrey), Roberto Alvarado (Cruz Azul), José Rodríguez (León), Erick Aguirre (Pachuca), Carlos Rodríguez (Monterrey)

Forwards (1): José Juan Macías (León)

1 thought on “Mexico Announces Roster for October Nations League Matches

  1. Pingback: CONCACAF Nations League – Bermuda vs Mexico: Where to Watch | Soccer, Translated

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