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Chile begin Copa America preparations with friendlies

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Santiago, May 6 : Top Chilean players such as Alexis Sanchez, Arturo Vidal and captain Claudio Bravo will return to the tiol soccer team to begin training for the 2016 Centennial Copa America to be held in the United States, the intertiol media reported.

According to Cuban news agency Prensa Lati on Thursday, as part of the training for the continental tourment, the Chilean tiol soccer team will play two friendly matches in the next weeks, reports Xinhua.

The first will be on May 27 against Jamaica at Chilean resort of Vi del Mar. The second will be against Mexico at San Diego, United States.

The Chilean squad, led by coach Juan Antonio Pizzi, has a prelimiry list of 40 players which will be reduced to 23 by May 23.

The 2016 Centennial Copa America will be held in 10 cities of the U.S. from June 3-26. Chile will debut against Argenti on June 6 at Levis Stadium in Santa Clara, California in group D which also includes Pama and Bolivia. IANS

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