FIFA U20 World Cup: Dominican Republic Unleash Barcelona Striker, 20 Others On Flying Eagles 


Flying Eagles group opponents, Dominican Republic have released their 21-man squad that will participate in the 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup in Argentina.

The ‘killer squad’ which arrived in Argentina on Tuesday have three goalkeepers, seven defenders, four midfielders and seven attackers among which are Spanish giants, Barcelona striker, Derek Cuevas and Leipzig of Germany forward, Oliver Schmidhauser. The team arrived in Argentina on Tuesday to start preparations ahead of their group D matches against Nigeria, Italy and Brazil.

Dominican Republic will open their 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup campaign with two times finalists, Nigeria on 21st May before taking on Italy and Brazil.

The Carribeans will settle in the capital city until Monday next week when they travel to Mendoza where they face Flying Eagles of Nigeria in the opening group match.

Dominican Republic FIFA U20 World Cup Full List

Goalkeepers: Omry Bello (O&M FC – DR), Xavier Valdez (Houston Dynamo – USA), Enrique Bösl (Ingolstadt – Germany)

Defenders: Alex Ciriaco (FC Ilves Tampere – Finland), Alfeni Tamarez (Club Atlético Pantoja – DR), Guillermo De Peña (Moca FC – DR), Israel Boatwright (Inter Miami CF – USA), Kleffer Tuesday (Club Atlético Pantoja – DR), Sebastián Mañón (Black Rock FC – USA), Miguel Vásquez (Atlántico FC – DR)

Midfielders: Ángel Montes De Oca (Cibao FC – DR), Edison Azcona (Inter Miami CF – USA), Steven Martínez (Atletico Vega Real – DR), Yordy Álvarez (Atlántico FC – DR)

Strikers: Alejandro Martín Sapeg (Rayo Alcobendas – Spain), Ányelo Gómez (Jarabacoa FC – DR), Bryan More (Atletico Vega Real – DR), Jason Yambatis (Club Atlético Pantoja – DR), Oliver Schmidhauser (Rasenballsport Leipzig – Germany), Yunior Peralta (Cibao FC – DR),

Derek Cuevas (FC Barcelona – Spain).