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Mexico announces Gold Cup roster

Mexico trimmed its roster down to 23 names ahead of the 2013 Gold Cup, which begins in July.

Mexico announced a second-tier roster for the 2013 Gold Cup.

The usual first team is in Brazil ahead of the Confederations Cup. El Tri will take a weakened roster into the United States-based Gold Cup.

Mexico, the reigning Gold Cup champion, kicks off the 2013 edition against Panama in the Rose Bowl on July 7.

Full Roster:

Goalkeepers: Moisés Muñoz (Club America), Jonathan Orozco (Monterrey), Cirilo Saucedo (Club Tijuana)

Defenders: Adrián Aldrete (America), Hugo Ayala (Tigres), Darvin Chávez (Monterrey), Joel Huiqui (Morelia), Israel Jiménez (Tigres), Miguel Layun (America), Leobardo López (Monterrey), Jair Pereira (Cruz Azul), Efraín Velarde (Pumas)

Midfielders: Fernando Arce (Tijuana), David Cabrera (Pumas), Javier Cortés (Pumas), Jorge Enríquez (Chivas de Guadalajara), Carlos Peña (Leon), Miguel Ponce (Chivas)

Forwards: Omar Bravo (Atlas), Isaac Brizuela (Toluca), Marco Fabián (Chivas), Rafael Márquez Lugo (Chivas), Javier Orozco (Santos Laguna)


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