Ponce, Fabian highlight Mexico U-23 roster for U.S. friendly

Ponce, Fabian highlight Mexico U-23 roster for U.S. friendly

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Ponce, Fabian highlight Mexico U-23 roster for U.S. friendly

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Miguel Angel Ponce and Marco Fabian are among the 20 players called in by Mexico Under-23 coach Luis Fernando Tena for Wednesday's friendly against the United States U-23 national team at FC Dallas Stadium.

Ponce, a Mexican-American left back, and Fabian, his club teammate and a star attacker for Chivas de Guadalajara, highlight the roster, which does not include Olympic-eligible players such as Giovani dos Santos, Jonathan dos Santos or Carlos Vela. The Dos Santos brothers will be with the senior team for its friendly against Colombia at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, which is taking place on the same day as the U-23 match. 

Here is the Mexico roster for the friendly with the U.S. U-23s:

MEXICO U-23 ROSTER FOR U.S. FRIENDLY

GOALKEEPERS: Antonio Rodriguez (Veracruz), Liborio Sanchez (Queretaro).

DEFENDERS: Nestor Araujo (Cruz Azul), Darvin Chavez (Monterrey), Miguel Ponce (Chivas), Israel Jimenez (Tigres UANL), Hiram Mier (Monterrey), Hugo Rodriguez (Atlas), Diego Reyes (America).

MIDFIELDERS: Javier Aquino (Cruz Azul), Ricardo Bocanegra (Atlas), David Cabrera (Pumas UNAM), Nestor Calderon (Toluca), Javier Cortes (Pumas UNAM), Jorge Enrqiuez (Chivas), Hector Herrera (Pachuca).

FORWARDS: Jeronimo Amione (Atlante), Jahir Barraza (Atlas), Marco Fabian (Chivas), Alan Pulido (Tigres).

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