Néstor Lorenzo will present his undefeated record of 14 games against Mexico and Venezuela – credit Mauricio Dueñas Castañeda/EFE
The Colombian senior men’s team, led by technical director Néstor Lorenzo, reported the first players called up for the friendly matches against Venezuela and Mexico to be played in the United States.
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The FCF National Teams Department, together with the Technical Body headed by Néstor Lorenzo, will confirm in the next few hours the remaining players, who will join the concentration once they are released by their clubs.
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Below is the list of those invited:
Alejandro Rodríguez – Deportivo CaliÁlvaro Montero – Millonarios FCAndrés Reyes – NY Red Bulls (USA)Brayan Vera – Real Salt Lake (USA)Carlos Andrés Gómez – Real Salt Lake (USA)Daniel Cataño – Millonarios FCDavid Ospina – Al-Nassr FC (KSA) David Mackalister Silva – Millonarios FCDevan Tanton – Fulham (ENG)Diber Cambindo – Cruz Azul (MEX)Henry Mosquera – RB Bragantino (BRA)Ian Poveda – Leeds United (ENG)Jader Quiñones – América de CaliJimer Fory – Deportivo PereiraJuan Camilo Hernández – Columbus Crew (USA)Juan David Mosquera – Portland Timbers (USA)Jorman Campuzano – Boca Juniors (ARG)Mateo Cassierra – Zenit (RUS)Samuel Velázquez – Atlético NacionalSebastián Gómez – Coritiba (BRA)
There are several surprises that came with the call of the Colombian team for the friendly matches on North American soil, where Néstor Lorenzo will be undefeated in 14 games since he took the reins of the coffee team.
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The goalkeeper was out for a little over two months. @AlNassrFC_EN – Twitter
Almost a year after his last game with the Colombian team, the 35-year-old goalkeeper received the call from the Argentine for the games against Venezuela and Mexico respectively.
It should be remembered that the former Atlético Nacional and Arsenal of England has not played an official match with Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia for almost 11 months, after an elbow injury he suffered on January 14 of this year during a match for his squad against Al Shabab.
His call has generated all kinds of comments due to the goalkeeper’s inactivity, which has not been taken into account by his coach, the Portuguese Luís Castro, despite the fact that the coffee grower is now fully recovered.
David Macalister Silva scored the two goals that gave Millonarios a 2-1 victory over Santa Fe (@millosfcoficial/Twitter)
Despite the elimination of the BetPlay Dimayor League, Millonarios fans received good news after the call of their captain David Macalister Silva, who for several years has been showing a great level with the Ambassador’s shirt, which is why on several occasions both The fans and a section of the press were asking for the 36-year-old player to be called up for the coffee team.
In front of Tanton
Devan Tanton will be present in the Colombian national team’s matches against Ecuador
One of the surprises in the Colombian national team call is the presence of the Colombian-American Devan Tanton who plays as a defender and had some participations with the U-20 team that participated in the World Cup of the category that took place in Argentina.
The 19-year-old player at the service of Fulham in England has played one match with their squad for the League Cup, while he has nine appearances with the under-21 team.