The first list of Nestor Lawrence! The former FBC Melgar coach and now Colombia national team strategist introduced his 23 players for the first doubles match of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile.
As you remember, after finishing sixth, the coffee growers were keen to take part in the World Cup in Qatar and so, led by Néstor Lorenzo, they will try to return to a World Cup.
With that in mind, former FBC manager Melgar named great players like the Liverpool FC striker, Luis Diazwho has also scored two goals in a row in the Premier League Falcao Garcia j James Rodriguez, among other footballers. Next, you can see the list of loaded Colombias against Venezuela and Chile.
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Squad List: Colombia’s selection for the playoffs
- Alvaro Montero (Millonarios FC)
- Andres Llinas (Millionaires FC)
- Camilo Vargas (Atlas FC)
- Carlos Cuesta (KRC Genk)
- Daniel Muñoz (KRC Genk)
- Davinson Sanchez (Tottenham)
- Deiver Machado (RC lens)
- Falcao Garcia (Rayo Vallecano)
- Felipe Roman (Atlético Nacional)
- Freddy Hinestroza (Junior FC)
- James Rodriguez (Sao Paulo FC)
- Jefferson Lerma (Crystal Palace)
- Jhon Arias (Fluminense)
- Jhon Jader Duran (Aston Villa)
- Jorge Carrascal (CSKA Moscow)
- Juan Guillermo Cuadrado (Inter Milan)
- Kevin Mier (Atlético Nacional)
- Luis Diaz (Liverpool FC)
- Mateo Casierra (Zenith)
- Matheus Uribe (Al Sadd)
- Oscar Cortés (RC lens)
- Richard Rios (Palmeiras)
- Yaser Asprilla (Watford FC).
List of calls. Photo: Colombian team.
When will Colombia play against Venezuela and Chile in the qualifiers?
The Colombian team will start their World Cup 2026 qualifier against Venezuela in Barranquilla next Thursday 7 September from 18:00 (Colombia time) while on Tuesday 12 September from 19:30 (Colombia time) plays against Chile.