international friendlies

Chile boss Bielsa names home-based squad

January 2, 2009

Chile boss Marcelo Bielsa has named an entirely domestic-based squad for his side's upcoming friendlies.

The Roja meet Honduras in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on January 18th and face an as yet unknown side three days later.

Colo Colo and Universidad de Chile have contributed six players apiece to the 18-man squad, while O'Higgins have three representatives.

Chile squad: Miguel Pinto (Universidad Chile), Christopher Toselli (Universidad Catolica), Nery Veloso (Huachipato); Albert Acevedo (O'Higgins), Hans Martinez (Universidad Catolica), Roberto Cereceda (Colo Colo), Osvaldo Gonzalez (Universidad Chile), Nelson Rebolledo (Huachipato); Marco Estrada, Emilio Hernandez, Manuel Iturra (three Universidad Chile), Luis Pedro Figueroa, Cristobal Jorquera, Rodrigo Millar (three Colo Colo), Fernando Meneses, Jose Fuenzalida (both O'Higgins); Fabian Orellana (Audax Italiano), Daud Gazale (Colo Colo).