Chile squad announced

Jorge Sampaoli's names his first full squad.

Jorge Sampaoli’s names his first full squad.

After the two friendly victories over Senegal and Haiti involving domestic-based players, Jorge Sampaoli has named his first full squad for the upcoming game against Egypt.

The European based players were called-up last week, with the five domestic players added this week, all of whom are Universidad de Chile players.

Carlos Carmona is summoned for the first time since being part of the bautizo scandal under Carlos Borghi. There is another surprise call-up in Fabián Orellana who has been struggling for form and minutes at Granada.

Bryan Rabello has been awarded for his fine performances for Chile Under-20s in the Sub 20 Sudamericana, while Ángelo Henríquez was chosen ahead of Mauricio Pinilla and Sebastián Pinto.

The game is on February 6 at Atletico Madrid’s Vicente Calderon stadium.

Squad in full:


Johnny Herrera (Universidad de Chile)

Claudio Bravo (Real Sociedad)

Miguel Pinto (Atlas)


José Rojas (Universidad de Chile)

Paulo Magalhaes (Universidad de Chile)

Eugenio Mena (Universidad de Chile)

Marcos González (Flamengo)

Gonzalo Jara (Nottingham Forest)

Mauricio Isla (Juventus)


Charles Aránguiz (Universidad de Chile)

Gary Medel (Sevilla)

Carlos Carmona (Atalanta)

Arturo Vidal (Juventus)

Felipe Seymour (Chievo)

Marcelo Díaz (FC Basel)

Jean Beausejour (Wigan Athletic)

Felipe Gutiérrez (FC Twente)

Matías Fernández (Fiorentina)

Bryan Rabello (Sevilla)


Humberto Suazo (Monterrey)

Eduardo Vargas (Gremio)

Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona)

Fabián Orellana (Granada)

Ángelo Henríquez (Wigan Athletic)


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