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With the surprise of Diego Lainez, Mexico release call up for CONCACAF U-20 Championship

Mexico will be in Group B of the tournament that will be held in Florida, starting November 1st.

Mexico National Team Training Session and Press Conference Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images

Mexico announced the squad that will look for a ticket to the 2019 U-20 World Cup in the CONCACAF U-20 Championship to be held in November. The big surprise is young superstar Diego Lainez being called to the tournament, even when he’s getting playing time with America. The Tournament will be from November 1st to the 21st in Bradenton, Florida.

Mexico shares Group B with Nicaragua, Aruba, Jamaica, Saint Martin and Grenada. El Tri will start the tournament against Nicaragua on November 2nd.

You can see the squad below

Goalkeepers: Carlos Higuera (Tijuana) , Luis Lopez (Dorados)

Defenders: Carlos Vargas (America), Kevin Alvarez (Pachuca) , Gilberto Sepulveda (Chivas), Mario Trejo (Morelia) , Efrain Orona (Pachuca), Arturo Cardenas (Queretaro) , Oswaldo Leon (America)

Midfielders: Jose Plascencia (Necaxa), Diego Lainez (America), Diego Hernandez (Chivas), Josue Dominguez (Cruz Azul), Alan Torres (Chivas), Carlos Gutierrez (Pumas), Alexis Gutierrez (Chivas)

Forwards: Daniel Lopez (Tijuana), Jose Juan Macias (Chivas), Adrian Lozano (Santos), Edgar Lopez (Dorados)

Amongst those that will miss out are Atlas´ Ian Torres and Pachuca’s Roberto de la Rosa, who both starred in the team when they were in the U-17s.