Mexico: CONCACAF picked the top eleven players in the pre-Olympiad tournament in which four players from Mexico and four from Honduras were featured, the teams that decided Tuesday’s final match, which extended to a penalty shootout, and Tricolor won.
The national athletes who participated in the competition team are Alexis Vega and Uriel Antona, both from Chivas; Johan Vásquez, defender of Pumas, and Sebastian Cordova, midfielder for America.
Meanwhile, Luis Palma, Edwin Rodriguez, Denel Maldonado and Alex Barrios have been selected from the Honduran national team. The other three members are from the United States and Canada. Jackson Yewell, Justin Glad in Stars and Stripes, and Derek Cornelius from Maple Leaf Country.
Meanwhile, the Mexican Americans who chose to play for the United States such as David Ochoa, Julian Araujo, Mauricio Pineda, Sebastian Soto, Sebastian Saucedo, Ole Linz, Alex Mendes, Richard Lydisma and Frankie Amaya were not included in the squad.
On the other hand, elected Mexicans mostly led the regions in which they worked. Both Kodova and Antona were the tournament’s top scorer, with four and three goals respectively.
Meanwhile, Vega was the captain of the tournament with two. While Vásquez was one of the strongest defenders, he also teamed up with a goal in the semi-final victory over Canada.
For its part, the United States fell far behind the top spots in key areas such as goals and shots on target. Only in the assists he was the second best actor in the tournament.
In this way, the top 11 in the tournament were formed, which awarded two tickets to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, to be held this year and to which Mexico and Honduras qualified.
(With information from ESPN)