Colombia football team head coach Jose Pekerman has announced the 24-men roster for upcoming friendly matches against Kuwait and Bahrain at the end of March, 2015. Manchester United footballer Radamel Falcao is included in Colombian squad for these two international games ahead of Copa America.
Falcao has been struggling for a long period of time and he is failing to deliver. But Pekerman hopes that he’ll return in form as soon as possible and will be winning games for nation. He believes that brilliant striker has got morale and confidence down a bit these days but he deserves to be in the side.
Jos Pekerman said, “It’s a huge problem that we need to resolve; this problem is as large as the sadness that Falcao is going through right now. I feel I need to support him because I understand how hard it is for him and the difficult moment he is experiencing. I want to work with him again and help him restore his confidence.”
Colombia to travel Bahrain to face home team on 26 March whereas they’ll be moving to Dubai for Kuwait’s challenge. Let’s have a look at the declared 24-man Colombian roster.
Goalkeepers: David Ospina, Camilo Vargas
Defenders: Pablo Armero, Eder Alvarez Balanta, Johan Mojica, Jeison Murillo, Santiago Arias, Pedro Franco, Darwin Andrade, Daniel Bocanegra
Midfielders: Wilmar Barrios, Fredy Guarin, Abel Aguilar, Carlos Sanchez, Juan Cuadrado, Juan Fernando Quintero, Alexander Mejia, Edwin Carmona
Forwards: Teo Gutierrez, Radamel Falcao, Carlos Bacca, Adrian Ramos, Rafael Santos Borre, Andres Renteria