The final round of CONMEBOL's Pre-Olympic tournament is set, and five players employed by MLS clubs are still standing in Colombia trying to qualify their respective U-23 national teams for the 2020 Tokoyo Olympic Games.
Four of them ply their trade for LAFC.
Que lindo es volver a casa. Gracias Pereira y Armenia, por el apoyo y cariño. Seguiremos más fuertes 🙏🏾💪🏾🇨🇴 pic.twitter.com/4tW2OejFHi— Eddie Segura (@eddiesegura02) February 1, 2020
Uruguay's Diego Rossi and Francisco Ginella join Colombia's Eduard Atuesta and Eddie Segura in representing the defending Supporters' Shield winners in the four-team final stage after the preliminary group phase wrapped Friday.
Rossi and Ginella, who each have a goal in the tournament, reached the final stage by finishing second in Group B via Brazil's 2-1 victory over Paraguay on Friday night.
#Sub23 | [Actualización] 👍 ¡La Celeste se va a Bucaramanga!— Selección Uruguaya (@Uruguay) February 1, 2020
Calendario de @Uruguay en el cuadrangular final del #Preolímpico2020:
Lunes 3/2 - 20 h (Uy)
🇺🇾 - 🇦🇷
Jueves 6/2 - 20 h (Uy)
🇺🇾 - 🇧🇷
Domingo 9/2 - 20 h (Uy)*
🇺🇾 - 🇨🇴
📸 @Agus_Oliveros y @Pancho_Ginella. pic.twitter.com/XTTFtAL964
Brazil, Colombia, Argentina and Uruguay will each play each other in a second group stage from Feb. 3-9, with the top two finishers in the table winning passage to Tokoyo this summer.