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Uruguay shortlist 35 footballers for Copa America

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Montevideo, April 30: Uruguay head coach Oscar Tabarez unveiled a prelimiry list of 35 footballers on Saturday for the 2016 Centennial Copa America.

Forward Luis Suarez (Barcelo), defender and captain Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid) and striker Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain) are among the star-studded squad, reports Xinhua.

All the players called upon by Tabarez for the 2016 Centennial Copa America, which will take place in the United States from June 3 to 26, have previous experience with the tiol team apart from goalkeeper Gaston Guruceaga (Perol).

Only 23 out of the 35 players will make the fil selection which needs to be sent to the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) before May 20. Uruguay, who won the 15th Copa America in Argenti in 2011, have been drawn in Group C along with Mexico, Jamaica and Venezuela. IANS

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