Jimenez and Ochoa lead Mexico’s strong squad for Nigeria friendly

Wolves star Raul Jimenez and Standard Liege’s Guillermo Ochoa are among the invited 23 players for Mexico’s friendly match against Nigeria.

El Tri are scheduled to take on 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bronze medallist the Super Eagles on July 3.

The fixture is billed to take place at LA Coliseum that has a capacity of around 78 thousand people.

Next month’s outing between Mexico and Nigeria will be the fourth time both nations meet in a senior international.

The last time ‘El Tri’ played at the LA Coliseum was during the 2019 Gold Cup. Now for the exhibition game against Nigeria the organizers recommend fans to pre-register for future ticket information and the opportunity to purchase them.

Full Mexico roster

Goalkeepers: Guillermo Ochoa (Standard Liege), Hugo Gonzalez (Necaxa), Jonathan Orozco (Santos Laguna)

Defenders: Edson Alvarez (America), Nestor Araujo (Celta), Carlos Salcedo (Tigres), Hector Moreno (Real Sociedad), Diego Reyes (Leganes), Luis “Chaka” Rodriguez (Tigres), Jesus Gallardo (Monterrey), Cesar Montes (Monterrey), Fernando Navarro (Leon),

Midfielders: Andres Guardado (Real Betis), Roberto Alvarado (Cruz Azul), Carlos Rodriguez (Monterrey), Jonathan dos Santos (LA Galaxy), Erick Gutierrez (PSV), Luis Montes (Leon), Orbelin Pineda (Cruz Azul)

Forwards: Raul Jimenez (Wolves), Rodolfo Pizarro (Monterrey), Alexis Vega (Chivas), Uriel Antuna (LA Galaxy)

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