Brazil select 22 players for Olympic football squad
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Porto striker Hulk, AC Milan's Thiago Silva and Real Madrid defender Marcelo were included as the three over-age players in Brazil's 22-man Olympic football squad.
Coach Mano Menezes will trim his team to 18 players right before they leave for London, reported Xinhua.
The current team will prepare for the London Olympic Games at a training camp in Rio de Janeiro from July 9-16 ahead of the July 26-August 11 tournament.
Goalkeepers: Neto (Fiorentina), Cabral (Santos)
Defenders: Danilo (FC Porto), Rafael (Manchester United), Sandro (FC Porto), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Thiago Silva (AC Milan), Uvini (Sao Paulo), Juan (Inter Milan)
Midfielders: Sandro (Tottenham), Romulo (Vasco da Gama), Lucas (Sao Paulo), Oscar (Porto Alegre), Ganso (Santos).
Forwards: Pato (AC Milan), Neymar (Santos), Damiao (Porto Alegre), Hulk (FC Porto)
Replacements: Marquinhos (Corinthians), Giuliano (Dniepr), Cassemiro (Sao Paulo), Gabriel (AC Milan)
Read More: United Nations Volunteers | United nations | Brazil | Varanasi | Vellore | Vijayawada | Visakhapatnam | Jind | Juan | Rail Coach Factory Dso | Lake-view-camp So | Gama-pialiya | United Salt Work | Tajpur (camp) | Vasco-da-gama | Knl-camp-b | Mano Bo | Robert Gabriel Mugabe | Rafael Nadal | Janata Dal (United) information
KIRTI AZAD TO NNIS : MEIYAPPAN, ON THE RUN TO FIND A ESCAPE ROUTE
May 23, 2013 at 10:31 PM
GoM CONDUCTS FIRST MEETING ON THE AUTONOMY OF CBI
May 23, 2013 at 10:16 PM
BJP CALLS FOR BCCI AND GOVT. TO TAKE STRONG ACTION
May 23, 2013 at 9:42 PM