The El Salvador women's national team, shown above during a recent training session, will host Guatemala in an international friendly on May 10, 2014. (Photo courtesy of Federación Salvadoreña de Fútbol)
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – With the start of 2015 Women’s World Cup Qualifying quickly approaching, El Salvador announced Thursday that it will host Guatemala in an international friendly on May 10 at the Salvadoran Football Federation sports complex.
Both sides are preparing for the Central American qualifying tournament that will be played entirely at Guatemala City’s Estadio Mateo Flores, May 20-24, 2014. The Salvadorans are in Group B with Costa Rica and Nicaragua, while Guatemala will square off against Group A opponents Belize, Honduras and Panama. The group winners will advance to the CONCACAF finals later this year.
El Salvador selected 25 players for the match, including eight under the age of 20.
EL SALVADOR WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER
(International friendly: May 10, 2014 – home v Guatemala)
GOALKEEPERS: Wendy Xiomara Gomez Romero, Ingrid Yamileth Gutierrez Orantes
DEFENDERS: Tania Paola Bolaiñez Rivas, Elizabeth Irma Coto Garcia, Nahomy Stefany Galan Urrutia, Leyla Arely Gonzalez Campos, Karla Abigail Molina Velado, Robinette Bernice Ramirez Casamalhuapa, Ingrid Cristina Ramos Ortiz, Nelly Raquel Ramirez Alas, Yessica Ivonne Recinos Ventura, Jackeline Michelle Velasquez Argueta
MIDFIELDERS: Alejandra Evangelina Herrera Reyes, Katerine Lisbeth Herrera Rodriguez, Karen Elizabeth Landaverde Alfaro, Sindy Stephani Lara Hurtado, Elba Diana Menjivar Peraza, Kathia Yessenia Nativi Martinez, Sandra Verali Tamacas Romero
FORWARDS: Adriana Melissa Flores Rivas, Ingrid Estefany Fuentes Ramos, Francisca del Carmen Gonzalez Campos, Andrea Michelle Lopez Vila, Damaris Beatriz Quélez Jimenez, Joseline Stefanía Rivas Lopez