Ecuador’s Copa America squad announced

Quito, June 2 (IANS) Ecuador football team coach Gustavo Quinteros has announced the final list of 23 players for the Copa America tournament.

The squad that was named on Monday includes 12 players from clubs outside of Ecuador and 11 from local teams, reports Xinhua.

Several influential players have missed the final cut due to injury such as Manchester United right winger Antonio Valencia, Real Club Deportivo Espanol striker Felipe Caicedo and winger Angel Mena.

Goalkeeper Maximo Banguera, Luis Romero and Robert Arboleda will not travel to Chile for the tournament between June 11 and July 04.

Ecuador are bundled with Chile, Bolivia and Mexico in Copa America group A.

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