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Mexico sends strong squad to Toulon Tournament

Mexico is hoping for a repeat performance of 2012 when they won the tournament.

Poland v Mexico: International Friendly Photo by Adam Nurkiewicz/Getty Images

Mexico, preparing itself for the 2020 Olympic games, has decided to send a strong squad to the 2018 Toulon Tournament. Under head coach Chima Ruiz, Mexico will send some star Liga MX players like Jonathan Gonzalez and Cesar Montes from Monterrey, Jose Macias from Chivas and America’s phenom Diego Lainez. Mexico is looking to get a jump on a tough road for another repeat in gold. Mexico won the tournament in 2012 and would later win the Olympic gold. Mexico was placed in Group A with Qatar, England and China. They open the tournament against Qatar on May 26.

Goalkeepers

Jose Hernandez (Atlas), Abraham Romero (Pachuca)

Defenders

Carlos Vargas (America), Gerardo Arteaga (Santos), Edson Garcia (Atlas), Cesar Montes (Monterrey), Ismael Govea (Atlas) , Jorge Sanchez (Santos)

Midfielders

Sebastian Cordova (America), Jonathan Gonzalez (Monterrey), Alan Cervantes (Chivas), Ulises Cardona (Atlas), Hector Mascorro (Mineros), Uriel Antuna (Groningen), Diego Lainez (America)

Forwards

Eduardo Aguirre (Tampico Madero), Juan Jose Macias (Chivas), Roberto Alvardo (Necaxa), Jose Godinez (Chivas)