• Friday Nov 24, 2017

    Mexico takes 21-player squad to Costa Rica for women’s friendly

    Veronica Charlyn Corral (#9) was called up to Mexico for an international friendly against host Costa Rica to be played on November 25, 2017. (Photo: Mexsport)

    MEXICO CITY – Mexico women’s national team head coach Roberto Medina named a 21-player roster for Saturday’s international friendly at Costa Rica.

    The roster features Levante UD forward Veronica Charlyn Corral, who is this season’s leading scorer in the Spanish top flight with nine goals.

    Teams in the Liga MX Femenil saw seven of their stars selected, including Club America forward Lucero Cuevas -- the 2017 Apertura’s top scorer with 15 goals.

    Both Mexico and Costa Rica are preparing for next year’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifying competitions.

    ROSTER

    GOALKEEPERS: Emily Alvarado, Cecilia Santiago

    DEFENDERS: Daniela Alcantar, Rebeca Bernal, Greta Espinoza, Cristina Ferral, Monica Flores, Christina Murillo, Clarissa Robles, Kenti Robles, Bianca Sierra

    MIDFIELDERS: Nancy Antonio, Natalia Gomez-Junco, Carolina Jaramillo, Sandra Stephany Mayor, Lydia Nayeli Rangel, Maria Sanchez

    FORWARDS: Ariana Calderon, Veronica Charlyn Corral, Lucero Cuevas, Anisa Guajardo

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