Gustavo Quinteros has announced the Ecuador’s preliminary squad for upcoming warm-up matches ahead of Copa America 2015. Enner Valencia is included in Ecuador team though he is facing toe injury. Head coach Gustavo hopeful that Valencia will be fit before the second round of team declaration.
Quinteros said, “We don’t know if he is going to be able to play. On Friday, they will take out the stitches and he will be able to train. We will see if he can play the second match with us or not.”
“This is not the definitive list. There are players that still have chances and need to prove they can be involved. If there was any internal problem in the team, it’s over. The important thing now is that I need to not make mistakes in the team I am going to pick for the Copa America.”
Ecuador will play Mexico on 28 March, 2015 at Los Angeles.
Goalkeepers: Alexander Domínguez, Esteban Dreer, Librado Azcona
Defenders: Juan Carlos Paredes, Mario Pineida, Frickson Erazo, Arturo Mina, Gabriel Achilier, Robert Arboleda, Walter Ayovi, Oscar Bagui
Midfielders: Cristhian Noboa, Osbaldo Lastra, Pedro Larrea, Carlos Gruezo, Antonio Valencia, Jefferson Montero, Renato Ibarra, Angel Mena, Joao Rojas
Forwards: Fidel Martínez, Miler Bolanos, Felipe Caicedo, Enner Valencia, Jaime Ayovi