SECAUCUS, N.J. - Ecuador and Peru announced their rosters for their international match to be played on Wednesday, September 6 at Giants Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 8:15 p.m. ET.
Ecuador called up eleven of its 2006 FIFA World Cup players, including Carlos Tenorio (Al Sadd of Qatar), Edison Mendez (PSV Eindhoven of Holland) and Luis Antonio Valencia (Wigan of England). Notables among Peru's roster are Bayern Munich's Claudio Pizarro and PSV Eindhoven's Jefferson Farfan.
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For the first time in its history, Ecuador qualified for the second round in the recent 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany, falling to England, 1-0. The South American side was led by Tenorio, who scored two goals in the tournament, and young star Valencia of English Premiership side, Wigan.
Peru's most notable players are forward Farfán, who was the CONMEBOL qualifiers' second top scorer after he recorded seven goals, and striker Pizarro, who scored 11 goals for the 2005-2006 German Bundesliga champion, Bayern Munich.
Goalkeepers: Cristian Mora (LDU Quito), Daniel Viteri (Deportivo Quito)
Defenders: Jairo Montaño (Barcelona de Guayaquil), Paul Ambrosi (LDU Quito), José Aguirre (Emelec), Jorge Guagua (Colón de Santa Fe / ARG), Giovanny Espinoza (LDU Quito), José Luís Perlaza (Centro Deportivo Olmedo)
Midfielders: Segundo Castillo (El Nacional), Edwin Tenorio (Barcelona de Guayaquil), David Quiroz (El Nacional), Edison Méndez (PSV Eindhoven / HOL), Luís Antonio Valencia (Wigan / ENG)
Forwards: Armando Paredes (Emelec), Felipe Caicedo (FC Basel / SUI), Christian Benitez (El Nacional), Carlos Tenorio (Al Sadd / QAT), Franklin Salas (LDU Quito)
Head Coach: Luís Fernando Suárez
Goalkeepers: Leao Butron (Deportivo San Martín), Diego Penny (Bolognesi)
Defenders: Ismael Alvarado (Alianza Lima), Guillermo Salas (Alianza Lima), Wenceslao Fernandez (Deportivo San Martín), Jhon Galliquio (Deportivo San Martín), Amilton Prado (Sporting Cristal)
Midfielders: Miguel Villalta (Cienciano), Paulo Cruzado (Alianza Lima), José Manuel Vargas (Catania / ITA), Roberto Palacios (LDU Quito / ECU), Santiago Salazar (Alianza Lima), Rainer Torres (Sporting Cristal), Miguel Cevasco (Universitario), Pedro Garcia (Deportivo San Martin)
Forwards: Junior Ross (Bolognesi), Gustavo Vassallo (Sporting Cristal), Miguel Mostto (Cienciano), Claudio Pizarro (Bayern Munich / GER), Jefferson Farfan (PSV Eindhoven / HOL), Paolo Guerrero (Hamburg / GER)
Head Coach: Franco Navarro