Paraguay names final 23-man World Cup squad

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguay has named its 23-man World Cup squad, with midfielder Osvaldo Martinez a surprise omission.

The Paraguay soccer federation announced the final squad Monday, a day before the FIFA deadline.

The South Americans play an exhibition against fellow World Cup qualifier Greece in Winterthur, Switzerland, on Wednesday.

Paraguay is in Group F in South Africa, along with New Zealand, Slovakia and defending champion Italy.