Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Argentina men for London

Lombi trims the team to the final 16 for the Olympics

Argentina men's coach, Pablo Lombi, today announced the 16 players that will represent the country at the 2012 London Olympics.
Among the highlights of the announcement is the inclusion of the Villa brothers: Rodrigo, Luke and Matthew, the captain of the Argentine team. Also of note is that U21 standout Gonzalo Peillat made the final cut.
Argentina will start it's Olympic quest on July 30th with a tough test against Great Britain. In Group A, the Argentina men will also meet Pakistan, Australia, Spain and South Africa. The final 16 players, with two alternates is listed below:

1 Vivaldi, Juan Manuel
2 Ibarra, Pedro
3 Bergner, Ignacio
4 Brunet, Manuel
5 Lopez, Juan Martin
6 Peillat, Gonzalo
7 Rey, Lucas
8 Vila, Matias
9 Rossi, Lucas
10 Mazzilli, Agustin
11 Vila, Lucas
12 Vila, Rodrigo
13 Paredes, Matias
14 Cammareri, Lucas
15 Callioni, Facundo
16 Montelli, Santiago
17 Espinosa, Juan Tomas
18 Gonzalez, Matias
Souce: CAF Press Release