Bolivia reveals its Copa America Centenario roster
Copa America Centenario longshot Bolivia released its roster for friday, with manager Julio Cesar Baldivieso turning to a 23-man squad of which the majority is based in Bolivia's domestic league.
Just five of the 23 play club soccer outside of Bolivia, including forward Yasmani Duk of the New York Cosmos.
Bolivia, which is 1-5-0 in 2018 CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying, is in one of the toughest groups in the competition, going up against Argentina, Chile and Panama. It opens its tournament against Panama on June 6 in Orlando. As part of tuning up for the competition, Bolivia will play the USA in a friendly at Sporting KC's Children's Mercy Park on May 28.
Here is Bolivia's roster in full:
GOALKEEPERS: Carlos Lampe (Sport Boys), Romel Quiñónez (Bolívar), Guillermo Viscarra (Oriente Petrolero)
DEFENDERS: Ronald Eguino (Bolívar), Nelson Cabrera (Bolívar), Erwin Saavedra (Bolívar), Diego Bejarano (The Strongest), Edward Zenteno (Wilstermann), Marvin Bejarano (Oriente Petrolero), Luis Gutiérrez (Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona)
MIDFIELDERS: Walter Veizaga (The Strongest), Raúl Castro (The Strongest), Fernando Saucedo (Wilstermann) Cristhian Machado (Wilstermann), Pedro Azogue (Oriente Petrolero), Alejandro Meleán (Oriente Petrolero), Jhasmani Campos (Kazma), Martin Smedberg-Dalence (IFK Goteborg)
FORWARDS: Carmelo Algarañaz (Petrolero), Rodrigo Ramallo (The Strongest), Juan Carlos Arce (Bolívar), Bruno Miranda (Universidad de Chile), Yasmani Duk (New York Cosmos)