Ecuador will face Saudi Arabia and Japan in March to prepare for a match against Qatar.
The team has qualified for the World Cup for the fourth time. They began in 2002 in South Korea and Japan, 2006 in Germany, and 2014 in Brazil. They advanced to the round of 16 in 2006.
Ecuador 2022 World Cup Squad (Final Roster)
Ecuador team announced their Final 26-man World Cup squad on Monday, November 14. Here’s the final 26-Man for Qatar World Cup 2022:
|Goalkeeper||Alexander Dominguez||Deportes Tolima (ECU)||35||67|
|Goalkeeper||Hernan Galindez||Aucas (ECU)||35||12|
|Goalkeeper||Moises Ramirez||Independiente (ECU)||22||2|
|Defender||Robert Arboleda||Sao Paulo (BRA)||31||32|
|Defender||Xavier Arreaga||Seattle Sounders (USA)||28||17|
|Defender||Pervis Estupinan||Brighton (ENG)||24||28|
|Defender||Piero Hincapie||Bayer Leverkusen (GER)||20||21|
|Defender||William Pacho||Royal Antwerp (BEL)||21||0|
|Defender||Diego Palacios||LAFC (USA)||23||11|
|Defender||Jackson Porozo||Troyes (FRA)||22||5|
|Defender||Angelo Preciado||Genk (BEL)||24||25|
|Defender||Felix Torres||Santos Laguna (MEX)||25||16|
|Midfielder||Moises Caicedo||Brighton (ENG)||20||25|
|Midfielder||Jose Cifuentes||LAFC (USA)||23||10|
|Midfielder||Alan Franco||Talleres (ARG)||24||23|
|Midfielder||Carlos Gruezo||Augsburg (GER)||27||45|
|Midfielder||Jhegson Mendez||LAFC (USA)||25||31|
|Midfielder||Ayrton Preciado||Santos Laguna (MEX)||28||27|
|Midfielder||Jeremy Sarmiento||Brighton (ENG)||20||9|
|Forward||Michael Estrada||Cruz Azul (MEX)||26||36|
|Forward||Romario Ibarra||Pachuca (MEX)||28||24|
|Forward||Angel Mena||Club Leon (MEX)||34||45|
|Forward||Gonzalo Plata||Real Valladolid (SPA)||21||29|
|Forward||Djorkaeff Reasco||Newell’s Old Boys (ARG)||23||3|
|Forward||Kevin Rodriguez||Imbabura SC (ECU)||22||0|
|Forward||Enner Valencia||Fenerbahce (TUR)||33||74|
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Ecuador Team Preview
Enner Valencia, who is 32 years old, has continued to play for Ecuador. He will play for Qatar 2022 and Gustavo Alfaro’s side.
The youthful Ecuadorian team will rely on Alfaro’s senior players. Angel Mena, Robert Arboleda, and Carlos Gruezo will all have significant roles to play.
Moises Caicedo left his house in Independencia del Valle in 2021 and relocated to Brighton, England. He might turn out to be the most deadly opponent.
After Ecuador failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, Gustavo Alfaro altered the composition of the national squad. He guided the club to its fourth consecutive victory.
Byron Castillo and Xavier Arreaga make up our key defensive line. Midfielders Carlos Gruezo, ngel Mena, and Gonzalo Plata’s wonderful touches assisted Michael Estrada and Enner Valencia in scoring.
Our Prediction about Ecuador at FIFA World Cup 2022
In Group A, the teams to watch are Qatar and Ecuador.
Ecuador is the third favorite in Group A, after only Senegal and the Netherlands. The oddsmakers believe Senegal will give Ecuador a run for their money. The Netherlands should have the greatest quality in the world.
The good news for Ecuador is that they will face the weakest team in their first group round encounter. They might score three points on Day 1 to increase the pressure on the two favorites.
The Fenerbahce forward is Ecuador’s national team captain and has played more games than anybody else in history. He is regarded as a national hero.
He will be the primary figure in charge of making things right in Ecuador. Valencia takes the penalty on behalf of the entire squad. Even if he performs well, he is unlikely to score as many goals as the other tournament stars.
How many players will be in Ecuador’s World Cup squad?
Managers from nations affected by the COVID-19 infection may only send 26 players to the European Championship last year due to the virus. However, they may invite 28 players to the Copa America this summer.
Qatar has increased the number of players that may compete in the World Cup from 23 to 26.
How Many Football World Cups has Ecuador won?
Ecuador only competed in the women’s tournament once. They competed three times in the men’s competition. In 2015, the ladies were swept in the group stage by their opponents.
They were defeated 17-1 in all three games. Meanwhile men Ecuador national team has never won any World Cup in the entire career.
Despite a poor second round of qualification, La Trinità did not qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Ecuador, who will face Qatar in the 2022 World Cup, hopes for a competition similar to Germany’s in 2006. Make sure to reserve your watching option now to follow the games.