The Uruguayan coach of the Selection of Honduras, Fabián Coito, appeared at a press conference this Friday and in addition to talking about the friendly game against Mexico this saturday in the Mercedes Benz of Atlanta, He also touched on other important issues such as the election of his squad for the 2021 Gold Cup and about the reinforcements over 23 years old that will go to the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games.
Initially Intercourse informs that the catracha delegation that has been in the United States these last two weeks arrives in the country on Sunday, some footballers will have days off, but in their case they will continue working with other players to start preparing their call-up.
“We arrived on Sunday and on Monday we began a preparation with some footballers who have not come here for the gold CupThey come from being on vacation and we want to start preparing as soon as possible, therefore there are footballers that we have not considered now (Final Four) and that they are possibly for the Gold Cup, “he said before the query if this same group that went to the Nations League he would repeat in the tournament that will start in July and where he will face Granada, Panama and Qatar.
Among the situations he analyzes Fabián Coito It is whether to take several footballers to the United States or leave them in Honduras to complete the preseason with their clubs.
“We are going to see if it is best to cut off the preseason, which is a basic work for the rest of the year, and that would give us the place to summon others. It is the same with footballers like Kervin Arriaga, Edwin Rodríguez, Alex Guity and Elvin Casildo, they are 23 years old and can go to the Olympic Games and it seems to us that we must go with all the potential to that event that is important and that gives space for us to consider others, “he said.
ABOUT THE GOLD CUP REINFORCEMENTS
The Uruguayan anticipates that the choice of the players who will reinforce the U-23 team is almost ready Tokyo 2021 and where only 18 footballers are allowed, including two goalkeepers and three reinforcements.
“We work together with the entire coaching staff and we give the right to Miguel Falero, who will ultimately be in charge, we are working on that, he is quite defined in terms of the idea and choice (of reinforcements), but he continues to study possible cases “.
At the moment in the planning of the Federation of Honduras is that the U23 travel to Tokyo on July 7 and has already agreed to its first friendly match, which is against Japan on July 12 at the Yodoko Sakura Stadium in Osaka and the second and last blank is yet to be defined for the 17th of that same month.
The group stage of the Tokyo Olympics They will be played from July 22 to 28 and Honduras is in group B along with New Zealand, South Korea and Romania.
The first match of the Bicolor will be against Romania on July 22 at 5:00 am from Honduras. The second appointment will be on July 25 against New Zealand and closes the group stage on July 28 against South Korea.