Angel called up
By Patricio Figueroa
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Aston Villa striker Juan Pablo Angel has been selected for Colombia's squad.Aston Villa striker Juan Pablo Angel has been selected for Colombia's squad for this month's World Cup qualifier against Bolivia.
Angel is one of six European-based players to have been included in the party by coach Reinaldo Rueda.
The forward was involved in October's qualification games and continued his rehabilitation from a knee injury with a goal for Villa against Portsmouth on Saturday.
A squad of 19 has been named for the clash on November 17 which will be held in Baranquilla and will be key to Colombia's chances of reaching the finals in Germany.
Colombia are currently second from bottom in the ten-team group and desperately require three points from their game with Bolivia.
Miguel Calero (Pachuca), Farid Mondragon (Galatasaray); Mario Yepes (Paris Saint Germain), Alexander Viveros (Nantes), Ivan Cordoba (Internazionale), Amaranto Perea (Atletico Madrid), Andres Gonzalez (America de Cali); David Ferreira (America de Cali), Jaime Castrillon (Independiente Medellin), Andres Perez (Quilmes), Giovanni Hernandez, Freddy Grisales (Colon), John Restrepo (Cruz Azul), Franky Oviedo (Puebla), Victor Pacheco (Atlante); Hector Hurtado (Atletico Nacional), Milton Rodriguez (Deportivo Cali), Juan Pablo Angel (Aston Villa), Elkin Murillo (Liga Deportiva Quito)