Everything ready for Cuba-US friendly football match
Coaches Juergen Klinsmann and Raul Mederos, from the United States and Cuba, respectively, announced their lists for the friendly match to be played on Friday at the Pedro Marrero Stadium in Havana.
Klinsmann, of German origin, chose 23 outstanding athletes, including figures playing in several of the world’s best leagues. The United States gets ready to take part in the final round of the CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean
Association Football), which will grant tickets for the Russia 2018 World Cup.
To face the powerful US squad, Mederos, debutant coach who won the national title this year with Villa Clara, chose several players who were part of the team that won the bronze medal at the Veracruz 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games.