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Uncapped keeper Arboleda named in Colombia's provisional squad for World Cup

IANS  |  Bogota 

Jose on Monday named to his provisional 30-man squad for the in

Arboleda, 22, has been a revelation this season for the Argentine top division club Banfield, and is widely touted as a successor to Colombia's current first-choice keeper David Ospina, reports

also called up and Boca Juniors Sebastian Perez, who recently returned from respective groin and

As expected, the squad is led by striker and Also named were center-back Yerry Mina, Tottenham Hotspur defender Davinson Sanchez and Villarreal striker

will have until June 4 to trim his squad to 23.

will begin their campaign against on June 19 and will also face and in Group H.

The squad includes:

Goalkeepers: David Ospina, Camilo Vargas, Ivan Arboleda, Jose Fernando Cuadrado

Defenders: Cristian Zapata, Davinson Sanchez, Santiago Arias, Oscar Murillo, Frank Fabra, Johan Mojica, Yerry Mina, William Tesillo, Bernardo Espinosa, Stefan Medina,

Midfielders: Wilmar Barrios, Carlos Sanchez, Jefferson Lerma, Jose Izquierdo, James Rodriguez, Giovanni Moreno, Abel Aguilar, Mateus Uribe, Yimmi Chara, Juan Fernando Quintero, Edwin Cardona, Juan Guillermo Cuadrado, Gustavo Cuellar,

Forwards: Radamel Falcao, Duvan Zapata, Miguel Borja, Carlos Bacca, Luis Fernando Muriel,

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 14:38 IST
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