Sudamericana - Champs/Bol/Ven: San Lorenzo, Bolivar, Strongest, Monagas, Italchacao
The current champs got a new coach in Gorosito and signed a few new players to add some power to a pretty strong squad. They lost in la Recopa to Olimpia and know that this is their only chance more than likely to participate in an international competition
Top players and newcomers: Alberto Acosta, Leandro Romagnoli, Ariel Carreño, Patricio Ormazabal, Claudio Morel Rodriguez, Diego Saja, S. Gonzalez
The most popular team in Bolivia is once again ready to push for the title in this edition of the Sudamericana. They have a very strong team from keeper to strikers. They are certaily contenders, but they may have have to try to get past San Lorenzo who eliminated them in a thrilling semifinal last year.
Top players and newcomers: Jose Carlo Fernandez, Marco Sandy, Luis Gatty Ribeiro, Limberg Gutierrez, Joaquin Botero
The current Bolivian champions have been the more consistent team in Bolivia. They have some excellent forwards who can make the difference at any given moment.
Top players and newcomers: Luis Cristaldo, Alex de Rosa, Dario Gigena, Christian Alfaro
The from Maturin will make it's play it's 2nd Copa Sudamericana in a row. Not expecting much out of this team.
One of the most traditional teams in Venezuela, will try to make it out of this very difficult group.