After the non-presence of the steering wheel was known Juan Fernando Quintero in the convocation of the Colombia selection Due to the difficulties in leaving China to meet the commitments and then return and continue with the work in his club, the name of the one who would be his replacement was known this Thursday, May 27.
According to the Argentine communicator Leandro Aguilera, the midfielder Edwin Cardona of Boca Juniors will be summoned by the technical director Reinaldo Rueda to occupy the place that Quintero could not take.
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However, it was announced that Cardona would not be able to wear the national tricolor in the matches for dates 7 and 8 of the Qualifying against Peru and Argentina, and will be available to face the America Cup.
The midfielder returned to play in the past 16 years after recovering from a muscle problem and overcoming the contagion of coronavirus. Cardona was part of Boca Juniors in the match against River Plate for the quarterfinals of the Argentine League Cup.
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Since then, he has also participated in the commitment against Barcelona of Ecuador and The Strongest of Bolivia for the Copa Libertadores.
Despite the possible call-up, Boca Juniors coach Miguel Ángel Russian wants to have the Colombian in the match against Racing on Monday, May 31, for the semifinals of the Argentine championship.