Andy Najar is one step away from returning to the Honduras National Team earlier than expected and in the next few hours he would be joining the Bicolor to play the quarterfinals in the 2021 Gold Cup.
The DC United footballer has been speaking with coach Fabián Coito who, since the beginning of the week, had commented on the possibility of being called up to the quarterfinals of this tournament where Edwin Solani and Carlos Fernández remain positive cases.
These casualties have been joined by Maynor Figueroa who broke his finger against Qatar, which leaves him out of the championship and in the face of this bad news, the midfielder will put on the H shirt and join the concentration.
Maynor Figueroa lies sore on the ground during the game against Qatar. Photo: Karla López.
This possibility comes after the announcement made by Concacaf where it gave the opportunity to substitute players for the quarterfinals for medical reasons or illnesses, the DT contacted Najar earlier this week and now made the decision.
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Andy was being considered prior to the competition, but he requested the opportunity to further consolidate with DC United due to the injuries that have plagued him in recent years.
However, this emergency situation that has arisen in Honduras has made Najar reconsider the possibility, he has consulted with his club and also with his family.
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The Soccer Federation sent DC United a letter requesting the soccer player who together has decided to go to Phoenix, Arizona, to face Mexico on Saturday, but a medical opinion must be awaited for Concacaf to authorize the change.
The catracho plays this Wednesday with DC United against Chicago Fire in the MLS and after this duel he would be joining the rest of his teammates in the city of Phoenix, Arizona.