|Pachuca Begins Preparation for SilverbacksMonday July 7, 2008|
ATLANTA—C.F. Pachuca wrapped up its first day of training at Atlanta Silverbacks Park Monday in preparation for Wednesday night's Copa Amistad (Friendship Cup) exhibition match versus the Atlanta Silverbacks. Kickoff is set for 8:00pm.
Tickets are still available. Call 866-GO-BACKS or go to www.AtlantaSilverbacks.com for ticket information.
(Photo Caption: Photo One—Goalkeeper Miguel Calero; Photo Two—Midfielder Damian Alvarez; Photo Three—Midfielder Gabriel Caballero)
Wednesday night match will be the reigning CONCACAF champions first appearance in Atlanta.
The Tuzos, fresh off a 1-1 draw with MLS side Toronto F.C., which Pachuca won in penalty kicks, have brought all of its most well-known players including Colombian international goalkeeper Miguel Calero, forward Bruno Marioni, and midfielder Gabriel Caballero.
Following the match Pachucs travels to Los Angeles to face MLS side Chivas USA Saturday in both club's first match of SuperLiga group play.
Pachuca will train at Silverbacks Park at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday. The training session is open to the public.
Tickets for Wednesday night's match are still available. Call 866-GO-BACKS or go to www.AtlantaSilverbacks.com for ticket information.
Number, Name, Position, Nationality
1 Miguel Calero, Goalkeeper, Colombia
2 Leobardo Lopez, Defender, Mexico
3 Julio Cesar Manzur, Defender, Paraguay
4 Ivan Perez, Defender, Mexico
5 Heriberto Olvera, Defender, Mexico
6 Jamie Correa, Midfielder, Mexico
7 Damian Alvarez, Midfielder, Argentina
8 Gabriel Caballero, Midfielder, Mexico
9 Bruno Marioni, Forward, Argentina
10 Christian Correa, Forward, Brazil
11 Jose Maria Cardenas, Midfield, Mexico
12 Juan Carlos Rojas, Defender, Mexico
13 Edwin Borboa, Forward, Mexico
15 Luis Arturo Montes, Midfielder, Mexico
16 Carlos Rodriguez, Defender, Mexico
18 Jose Francisco Torres, Midfield, U.S.A./Mexico
19 Cristian Gimenez, Forward, Argentina
21 Fausto Pinto, Defender, Mexico
22 Paul Aguilar, Midfielder, Mexico
23 Carlos Valasquez, Goalkeeper, Mexico
24 Raul Martinez, Midfielder, Mexico
27 Edy Brambila, Midfielder, Mexico
29 Victor Mañon, Forward, Mexico
30 Rodolfo Cota, Goalkeeper, Mexico