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Ecuador FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad Has Been Announced

Ecuador FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad

Ecuador is ready to represent the nation for 4th time in FIFA World. Their first attendance at the FIFA World Cup was in 2002 in South Korea & Japan. After that, they played in 2006 and 2014 in Germany and Brazil. Ecuador’s best performance in the FIFA World Cups was in 2006 when they reached Round 16.

Ecuador FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad

FIFA allows participant nations to set their best 23 line up for Qatar World Cup. Ecuador’s best and Possible Players are:

Players Club Position
Hernán Galíndez Universidad de Chile GK
Jorge Pinos Nine de Octubre GK
Moisés Ramírez Independiente del Valle GK
Fernando León Atlético San Luis Defender
Piero Hincapié Bayer Leverkusen Defender
Robert Arboleda São Paulo Defender
Byron Castillo Barcelona Defender
Pervis Estupiñán Villarreal Defender
Xavier Arreaga Seattle Sounders Defender
Ángelo Preciado Genk Defender
Diego Palacios Los Angeles FC Defender
Michael Carcelén Barcelona Mid Fielder
Carlos Gruezo FC Augsburg Mid Fielder
Romario Ibarra Pachuca Mid Fielder
Ángel Mena León Mid Fielder
Jeremy Sarmiento Brighton & Hove Albion Mid Fielder
Gonzalo Plata Valladolid Mid Fielder
Jhegson Méndez Orlando City Mid Fielder
Alan Franco Charlotte FC Mid Fielder
Moisés Caicedo Brighton & Hove Albion Mid Fielder
Jordy Caicedo CSKA Sofia Forward
Michael Estrada D.C. United Forward
Enner Valencia Fenerbahçe Forward

Ecuador FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifier Squad

In 2018 they failed to make their position in the final 32 teams and lost in Qualifiers. After that, they also hired a new coach, Gustavo Alfaro, a former Argentine player. But now, in Qatar World Cup qualifiers, they played 13 matches and won 7 games. 

Role Players
Captain Enner Valencia
Coach Gustavo Alfaro
Forwards Leonardo Campana, Jordy Caicedo, Enner Valencia, Michael Estrada, Djorkaeff Reasco.
Defenders Diego Palacios, Pervis Estupinan, Piero Hincapie, Xavier Felix Torres, Arreaga, Byron Castillo, Angelo Preciado, Robert Arboleda, Jackson Porozo.
Goalkeeper Moisés Ramírez, Alexander Dominguez.
Midfielders Jose Cifuentes Alexander Alvarado, Gonzalo Plata Alan Franco, Carlos Gruezo, Angel Mena, Jhegson Mendez, , Moises Caicedo, Romario Ibarra,  , Jeremy Sarmiento,  Dixon Arroyo.

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Ecuador FIFA World Cup 2022 Matches

Date Match Venue
21 November Qatar vs. Ecuador Al Bayt Stadium
25 November Netherlands vs. Ecuador Khalifa Int’l Stadium
29 November Ecuador vs. Senegal Khalifa Int’l Stadium

Ecuador Iconic Players to Watch

Every team player plays a crucial role in team wins, but the prominent members of Ecuador’s side are Byron Castillo, the most dependable defender of the group. While if we look at the midfield portion Angel Mena, Gonzalo Plata, and Carlos Gruezo are the best performers for their side. But as an attacker, Enner Valencia plays a good role.

Ecuador Team Coach

Following their failure to make the 2018 World Cup qualifying cut, Ecuador formed a new squad and hired Gustavo Alfaro as their head coach. As a result, the team entered the competition for the fourth time, thanks to his excellent coaching.

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Aqeel Ahmad
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