Wednesday, January 27, 2010

1/27/2010: Emilio Discusses Japan Call Up

Emilio Renteria had to say the following to Maracaibo's La Verdad, regarding being back in favor with the Venezuelan NT and being selected for the Venezuelan sides trip to Japan:

New Work Plan- Emilio Renteria for this meeting means a return to the national list. "I'm honored to have been called by Farias, it is a new opportunity that has been given to me this year and I'm very happy. I just want to contribute to the selection and try to continue to be called." The "Deer" Renteria, who plays for the Columbus Crew of MLS, added: "It's always nice to play against world class teams. The trip and everything will be a great experience. It will be good for everyone because we are projected internationally."

The match takes place on Feb 2, 2010.

The 27 year old Akwari is making a resurgence, selected as a USL-1 all-star last year as Captain of the Charleston Battery. Now signed with MLS bound Vancouver.

**Former Crew player Nelson Akwari is looking to make his way back to MLS as the USL-1 all-star has signed with the USL, Vancouver Whitecaps this season. Akwari is likely hoping to make an impression there and battle to make the 2011 Whitecaps roster; because in 2011 the Whitecaps will be promoted to MLS.


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