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Paraguay Bring EPL, LaLiga Stars For Bafana Clash

Paraguay brought some of their heavy hitters from the English Premier League and LaLiga as they touched down in South Africa ahead of their clash with Bafana Bafana.

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West Ham United man, Fabian Balbuena, is part of Juan Carlos Osorio’s squad for the encounter on Tuesday, as well as Celta Vigo’s Junior Alonso, Real Betis’ Antonio Sanabria and Federico Santander who plays for Bologna in Italy’s Serie A.

Another player for Stuart Baxter to watch out for is 24-year-old Miguel Almirón, who has been linked with a move to England after a stellar season in the Major Soccer League with Atlanta United.

The Paraguayans have been training at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium as they prepare for the game, with the actual encounter being played out at Moses Mabhida Stadium tomorrow night.

Goalkeepers:
Antony Silva (Cerro Porteno), Alfredo Aguilar (Olimpia), Santiago Rojas (Nacional).

Defenders:
Fabian Balbuena (West Ham United), Junior Alonso (Celta de Vigo), Bruno Valdez (America), Lorenzo Melgarejo (Spartak Moscow), Juan Patino (Olimpia), Santiago Arzamendia (Cerro Porteno), Omar Alderete (Huracan), Juan Escobar (Cerro Porteno).

Midfielders:
Richard Ortiz (Olimpia), Rodrigo Rojas (Cerro Porteno), Cecilio Dominguez (America), Miguel Almiron (Atlanta United), Celso Ortiz (Monterrey), Alejandro Romero (New York Red Bulls), Christian Paredes (Portland Timbers), Hector Villalba (Atlanta United), Blas Caceres (General Diaz).

Forwards:
Angel Romero (Corinthians), Derlis Gonzalez (Santos), Antonio Sanabria (Betis), Federico Santander (Bologna).

The Nelson Mandela Challenge is due to get underway at 19h00.

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