El Salvador to begin Gold Cup prep

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - El Salvador head coach Agustin Castillo released Friday a list of 18 players, who will start training in advance of this July's CONCACAF Gold Cup.

The group, which includes foreign-based players Mark Lester Blanco (Marathon/Honduras) and Rodolfo Zelaya (Alania/Russia), will report on Monday to the Albergue del Futbolista to start the camp.

El Salvador qualified for its eighth Gold Cup after finishing in third at the UNCAF Copa Centroamericana earlier this year.

EL SALVADOR ROSTER
CONCACAF Gold Cup Training Camp - May 13, 2013

Gilberto Baires (unattached), Edwin Benítez (Atletico Marte), Mark Lester Blanco (Marathon/Honduras), Darwin Bonilla (Águila), Derby Carrillo (Santa Tecla FC), Andrés Flores (Isidro Metapán), Gustavo López (Universidad), Julio Martínez (Santa Tecla FC), Jaime Medina (Santa Tecla FC), Erick Molina (Atletico Marte), Alfredo Pacheco (Isidro Metapán), Marcelo Posada (Santa Tecla FC), Christopher Ramírez (Atletico Marte), Cristian Sánchez (Isidro Metapán), Kevin Santamaría (Santa Tecla FC), Joel Serrano (Universidad), Benji Villalobos (Águila), Rodolfo Zelaya (Alania/Russia).