Paraguay name strong squad


He is one of three established forwards picked in a 19-man squad announced by coach Gerardo Martino for the match at the Super stadium in Atteridgeville’s on Wednesday.

Nelson Valdez, a team mate of Delron Buckley at Borussia Dortmund, is also included as well as Oscar Cardozo from Portuguese giants Benfica.

Jorge Ahuccaro, who plays in Mexico, was also named after a strong run of recent form since his move from Cerro Porteño.

<><>Goalkeepers: Justo Villar (Newell’s Old Boys, Argentina), Joel Silva (Guaraní)

Defenders: Julio Cáceres (Boca Juniors, Argentina), Pedro Benítez (Libertad), Reinaldo Román (Esportivo Luqueño), Carlos Bonet, Denis Caniza (both Cruz Azul, México), Delio Toledo (Kayserispor, Turkey).

Midfielders: Víctor Cáceres (Libertad), Rodrigo Burgos (Cerro Porteño), Jonathan Santana (VfL Wolfsburg, Germany), Cristian Riveros (Cruz Azul, México), Luis Cáceres (Cerro Porteño), Edgar Barreto (Reggina, Italy).