11 January 2017
Just like the French head coaches did, Washington Silva, the Brazilian head coach, registered only 15 players to play the opener against France this Wednesday evening at AccorHotels Arena. Left back Thiagus Petrus Dos Santos has a left shoulder injury and won’t be able to play this game against the host country.
The complete squad of 15 for the opening game:
Goalkeepers: Cesar Augusto de Almeida (OIF Arendal), Maik Santos (Al-Rayyan)
Players: Gabriel Ceretta Jung (Barcelona), Haniel Langaro (La Rioja), Jose Guilherme de Toledo (Wisla Plock), Oswaldo Maestro Guimaraes (Anaitasuna), Thiago Alves Ponciano (Ciudad Encantada), Henrique Teixeira (Huesca), Joao Pedro da Silva (Chambery), Claryston David Cordeiro Novais (ADJF/Independencia Trade), Fabio Chiuffa (Kolding), Guilherme Torriani (Vegus/Guarulhos), Lucas Candido (Guadalajara), Alexandro Pozzer (Puerto Sagunto), Rogerio Moraes (Vardar)