Colombia always turned out to be an great team in South American football, their players playing many popular club. The 90’s is golden time for Colombia football, that time the team present a different version of Copa America and they are became the runner-up of the tournament in 1975. Finally became the champion of Copa America in 2001 that time they host the tournament also and now another Copa America knocking at the door of football lovers.
This is 45 season of Copa America which one of the oldest football tournament of South America, the tournament going to complete its 100th anniversary in this year to Celebrate this occasion South American football federation plan to this special edition of Copa America Centenario. This is first time tournament going to host out side of South America and USA going to host this tournament. The tournament is ready to kick-off form 3 June 2016, total 16 team will be participate 10 teams from South America and 6 teams from North America. Tournament final will be held in 26 June and Metlife stadium will host the match.
Colombia team put up a great show in last FIFA World Cup and they won the heart of many fans with their scintillating football. At present Colombia in No: 8 position according to FIFA ranking, the team team has won the tittle of Copa America in 2001. This time they also the top contender of tittle, Jose Pekerman the head coach working on to make blance team for this historical Copa America Centenario. It will be not surprising moment if Colombia won the tittle of Copa America 2016.
Here we presenting possible Colombia team squad for Copa America 2016
Team squad of Colombia:
Goalkeeper: David Ospina (Arsenal), Luis Hurtado (Deportivo Cali), Cristian Bonilla (Atletico Nacional)
Defender: Frank Fabra (Boca Juniors), Johan Mojica (Valladolid), Jeison Murillo (Internazionale), Bernardo Espinosa (Sporting Gijon), Francisco Meza (UNAM), Helibelton Palacios (Deportivo Cali).
Midfielder: Fredy Guarin (Shanghai Shenhua), Hames Rodriguez (Real Madrid), Macnelly Torres (Atletico Nacional), Juan Fernando Quintero (Rennes), Carlos Carbonero (Sampdoria), Juan Guillermo Cuadrado (Juventus), Carlos Sanchez (Aston Villa), Edwin Valencia (Santos)
Forward: Adrian Ramos (Borussia Dortmund), Carlos Bacca (Milan), Radamel Falcao (Chelsea), Luis Fernando Muriel (Sampdoria), Olympiacos (Jackson Martinez).
Possible best Xi of Colombia: David Ospina, Cristian Zapata, Helibelton Palacios, Jeison Murillo, Frank Fabra, Alexander Mejia, Macnelly Torres, James Rodriguez, Teofilo Gutierrez, Daniel Torres, Carlos Bacca