clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Arturo Vidal makes Chile squad for 2016 Copa America Centenario

The Chilean has been named to Juan Antonio Pizzi's squad for the centennial competition.

Ian Walton/Getty Images

Copa America titleholders Chile have named their squad for the upcoming 2016 Copa America Centenario, and Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal has made the cut.

Having won the Copa America last year at home soil, La Roja are targeting to repeat as champions in this year's competition in the USA.

Chile are in Group D where they will play last year's runners-up Argentina on June 6 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Bolivia on June 10 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, and Panama on June 14 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

The 2016 Copa America Centenario will take place in the United States from June 3-26.

Full Squad

Goalkeepers: Claudio Bravo (Barcelona), Johnny Herrera (Universidad de Chile), Cristopher Toselli (Universidad Catolica)

Defenders: Mauricio Isla (Marseille), Jose Pedro Fuenzalida (Universidad Catolica), Gonzalo Jara (Universidad de Chile), Enzo Roco (Espanyol), Gary Medel (Inter), Eugenio Mena (Sao Paulo)

Midfielders: Jean Beausejour (Colo Colo), Marcelo Diaz (Celta Vigo), Francisco Silva (Chiapas), Erick Pulgar (Bologna), Arturo Vidal (Bayern Munich), Matias Fernandez (Fiorentina), Charles Aranguiz (Bayer Leverkusen), Pablo Hernandez (Celta Vigo), Edson Puch (LDU Quito).

Forwards: Nicolas Castillo (Universidad Catolica), Fabian Orellana (Celta Vigo), Mauricio Pinilla (Atalanta), Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal), Eduardo Vargas (Hoffenheim).