The Honduras of 'Bolillo' Gómez, ready to play against Colombia on Sunday

Tegucigalpa, Jan 14 (EFE).- With 17 players, the Honduran national team, led by Colombian Hernán Darío ‘Bolillo’ Gómez, traveled to the United States this Friday for the friendly that will be played on Sunday against Colombia.

The Honduran representation left San Pedro Sula for Fort Lauderdale, Florida (USA), where its captain, the experienced Maynor Figueroa, will join.

The match against Colombia will serve as preparation for Honduras for the games on January 27 and 30 in San Pedro Sula against the teams of Canada and El Salvador, respectively, of the octagonal Concacaf (North, Central American and Caribbean Football Confederation). for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

For the match against Colombia, directed by Reinaldo Rueda, who qualified for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa with Honduras, ‘Bolillo’ Gómez only called up local soccer players, with the exception of Figueroa, who has been left without a club in the United States after to play several seasons with the Houston Dynamo.

Before traveling to the United States, the Honduran national team trained during the week in San Pedro Sula, with the news that at least one player tested positive for covid-19 and another suffered an injury, so they could not travel with him. team.

The Honduran players called up for the match against Colombia are:

Goalkeepers: Luis López and Edrick Menjívar.

Defenders: Maynor Figueroa, Júnior García, Franklin Flores, Wisdom Quayé, Omar Elvir and Denil Maldonado.

Midfielders: Kervin Arriaga, Juan Delgado, Diego Rodríguez, Jack Jean Baptiste, Jorge Álvarez, Edwin Rodríguez and José Mario Pinto.

Forwards: Iván López, Marco Aceituno and Eddie Hernández.

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