Mexico names Manchester United’s Hernandez, 23 others against Nigeria

Nigeria will play Mexico in a pre-World cup friendly match.

The Head coach of the Mexican team, Miguel Herrera, has released a 24-man team list that will play against Nigeria in the pre-World Cup friendly on March 5 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. USA

Amongst the star studded players list is Javier Hernandez (Chicharito) of Manchester United, and about 6 Europe based professionals.

The match will also mark the return of midfielder Andres Guardado, who earned a call-up after his recent loan to Bayer Leverkusen from Valencia.

The last match between Nigeria and Mexico ended in a draw. The game was played on May 31, 2013, in Houston, Texas.

MEXICO SQUAD XI

GOALKEEPERS: Jose de Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul), Moises Muñoz (Club America), Guillermo Ochoa (Ajaccio/France)

DEFENDERS: Diego Reyes (FC Porto/Portugal), Rafael Márquez (Leon), Francisco Javier Rodriguez (Club America), Enrique Perez (Atlas), Juan Carlos Valenzuela (Club America), Miguel Layun (Club America), Paul Aguilar (Club America), Miguel Ponce (Toluca), Hector Moreno (Espanyol/Spain)

MIDFIELDERS: Jose Juan Vazquez (Leon), Luis Montes (Leon), Juan Carlos Medina (Club America), Isaac Brizuela (Toluca), Carlos Peña (Leon), Giovanni Dos Santos (Villarreal/Spain), Javier Aquino (Villarreal/Spain), Andres Guardado (Bayer Leverkusen/Germany), Hector Herrera (FC Porto/Portugal)

FORWARDS: Oribe Peralta (Santos), Javier Hernandez (Manchester United/England), Alan Pulido (Tigres)


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