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Brazil named 23-men roster for 2015 Copa America, Oscar out

Brazilian Oscar has been ruled out from 2015 Copa America as Brazil’s football team head coach Dunga didn’t announce Oscar’s name while declaring the 23-men roster for upcoming showpiece event at Chile. Oscar will be missing Copa America due to an injury which he got during a practice session in Chelsea camp.

Oscar out from Brazil 23-men squad in 2015 Copa America.

Coach Dunga said, “We talked to Mourinho and with the Chelsea doctors. His period of recovery will be somewhat prolonged, so he will not be in the best condition. We think he will be better prepared for the World Cup qualifiers, which begin soon after the Copa América.”

Brazil soccer team is in Group C of tournament and will be facing Peru, Colombia and Venezuela at the initial stage of Copa America. Team will be playing their first match on 14 June, 2015 against Peru at Estadio Municipal German Becker, Temuco. Let’s have a look at the Brazilian roster for event.

Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards
Marcelo Grohe Fabinho Willian Roberto Firmino
Jefferson Marcelo Luiz Gustavo Neymar
Diego Alves Marquinhos Casemiro Robinho
Danilo Douglas Costa Diego Tardelli
Thiago Silva Philippe Coutinho
Filipe Luis Everton Ribeiro
Miranda Elias
David Luiz Fernandinho

Above mentioned 23 members are confirmed to represent Brazil at Copa America. And if in any case, any player gets injury or any other reason to pull off from competition, 7 players are declared as stand by.

Standby players:

Goalkeeper: Neto

Defenders: Gil

Midfielders: Felipe Anderson, Fred, Rafael Alcantara, Kaka.

Forwards: Leandro Damiao

Brazil football fans and viewers in Brazil can watch live broadcast of Copa America 2015 matches on ESPN Brasil and SporTV.

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