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Saturday 06 October 2018-09:35
Bolivia National Team is important test and opponent for Team Melli

Bolivia National Team arrives in Tehran as an important test and opponent for Team Melli, in order to better continue preparation for Asian Cup. This South America team, that draw the last friendly match with Saudi Arabia (2-2), presents a good mix of experienced and young players, having average age of 25 years-old. 
There are important players in Bolivia team, like goalkeeper Carlos Lampe, who is about to sign contract for Boca Juniors (one of the most important teams from Argentina, and South America championships). Gilberto Álvarez (that plays for Al-Hazm, from Saudi Arabia) and Marcelo Moreno (Wuhan Zall, from China) are some of the most important offensive players.
Bolivia Federation appointed new coach, César Farias, for the National Team, having the goal to reach qualification for Qatar World Cup in 2022. Bolivia faces however the most competitive qualification region in the Word, South America, having opponents like Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru, among other important National Teams.
Failing to qualify for Russia 2018 World Cup, Bolivia made however good results, drawing with Brazil (0-0), or beating Chile (1-0) and Argentina (2-0 - 1996) .

no Pos. Name club Caps
1 GK Carlos Lampe Huachipato (CHILE) 25
2 GK Guillermo Viscarra Oriente Petrolero (BOL) 3
3 DF Luis Haquin Oriente Petrolero (BOL) 7
4 DF Carlos Áñez Oriente Petrolero (BOL) 3
5 DF Harry Céspedes Royal Pari (BOL) 0
6 DF Gabriel Valverde The Strongest (BOL) 11
7 DF Jordy Candía Sport Boys (BOL) 5
8 DF Oscar Ribera Sport Boys (BOL) 3
9 DF Danny Bejarano Oriente Petrolero (BOL) 22
10 DF Ronny Montero Wilstermann (BOL) 0
11 DF José Sagredo Blooming (BOL) 12
12 MF Juan Ribera Oriente Petrolero (BOL) 5
13 MF Rudy Cardozo The Strongest (BOL) 39
14 MF Diego Wayar The Strongest (BOL) 10
15 MF Leonel Justiniano Bolivar (BOL) 12
16 MF Erwin Saavedra Bolivar (BOL) 15
17 MF Jhasmani Campos The Strongest (BOL) 50
18 MF Moisés Villarroel Bolivar (BOL) 0
19 MF Carlos Melgar Wilstermann (BOL) 0
20 MF Cristian Arano Blooming (BOL) 0
21 FW Gilberto Álvarez Al-Hazm (SA) 14
22 FW Marcelo Moreno Wuhan Zall (CHINA) 69
23 FW Henry Vaca The Strongest (BOL) 2
24 FW Leonardo Vaca Blooming (BOL) 5
3 Player are outside