United States, Canada launch preliminary rosters for 2020 Concacaf Men’s Olympic qualifiers

The United States and Canada have launched their preliminary rosters for the 2020 Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying event, which is set to run from March 18-30 in Mexico to find out the area’s two representatives within the upcoming Summer time Olympics in Japan.

No later than 10 days earlier than the event, federations might want to submit a final 20-player roster for official competition. Modifications will solely be allowed within the occasion of force majeure or injury and have to be made previous to 24 hours earlier than every team’s first match. Any substitute players should come from the preliminary roster and will have to be accredited by FIFA and Concacaf.

The United States preliminary roster consists of 48 players, 40 of whom compete in MLS. In the meantime, 25 of the 50 players on Canada’s roster compete in MLS. Preliminary lists had been capped at 50 players.

LA Galaxy midfielder Efrain Alvarez is listed on each the United States and Mexico roster, however the 18-year-old can’t symbolize each nations. The federations and player would want to find out who he competes for, ought to he make the final lower. Alvarez has played for Mexico on the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup, so a change of association request must be filed to pave the way in which for Alvarez to symbolize the US in official competition.

One other MLS-centric observe: Neither the US or Canada rosters have Toronto FC forward Ayo Akinola on them. Akinola, 21, is eligible to symbolize each nations, as well as Nigeria.

United States preliminary roster

The United States roster consists of midfielder Brenden Aaronson and proper back Bryan Reynolds, each of whom departed MLS this offseason on multi-million switch charges. Aaronson went from the Philadelphia Union to RB Salzburg, and Reynolds went from FC Dallas to AS Roma.

FC Dallas and the Colorado Rapids each have 4 players included, whereas Atlanta United, LA Galaxy and San Jose Earthquakes all have three.

Pos. Player Club
GK Callender, Drake Inter Miami CF
GK Freese, Matthew Philadelphia Union
GK Klinsmann, Jonathan LA Galaxy
GK Marcinkowski, JT San Jose Earthquakes
GK Ochoa, David Real Salt Lake
GK Scott, Brady Austin FC
D Araujo, Julian LA Galaxy
D Bello, George Atlanta United
D Duncan, Kyle New York Red Bulls
D Farfan, Marco LAFC
D Glad, Justin Real Salt Lake
D Gloster, Christopher PSV Eindhoven
D Herrera, Aaron Real Salt Lake
D Keita, Aboubacar Columbus Crew SC
D Kessler, Henry New England Revolution
D Pineda, Mauricio Chicago Fireplace FC
D Pines, Donovan D.C. United
D Reynolds, Bryan AS Roma
D Robinson, Miles Atlanta United
D Sands, James New York City FC
D Trusty, Auston Colorado Rapids
D Vines, Sam Colorado Rapids
M Aaronson, Brenden RB Salzburg
M Alvarez, Efrain LA Galaxy
M Amaya, Frankie FC Cincinnati
M Bassett, Cole Colorado Rapids
M Busio, Gianluca Sporting Kansas City
M Clark, Caden New York Red Bulls
M Cardoso, Johnny Internacional
M Dotson, Hassani Minnesota United FC
M Lennon, Brooks Atlanta United
M Mihailovic, Djordje CF Montreal
M Parks, Keaton New York City FC
M Perea, Andres Orlando City SC
M Servania, Brandon FC Dallas
M Tessman, Tanner FC Dallas
M Williamson, Eryk Portland Timbers
M Yueill, Jackson San Jose Earthquakes
F Cowell, Cade San Jose Earthquakes
F de la Fuente, Konrad FC Barcelona
F Ebobisse, Jeremy Portland Timbers
F Ferreira, Jesus FC Dallas
F Lewis, Jonathan Colorado Rapids
F Llanez, Uly VFL Wolfsburg
F Michel, Benji Orlando City SC
F Pepi, Ricardo FC Dallas
F Saucedo, Sebastian Pumas
F Soto, Sebastian Norwich City

Canada preliminary roster

Toronto FC leads the way in which with 9 players on Canada’s preliminary roster, whereas Vancouver Whitecaps FC have seven players and CF Montréal have six players. The New England Revolution and Minnesota United FC are additionally represented on Canada’s 50-player list.

Pos. Player Club
GK Breza, Sebastian Potenza Calcio
GK Curcija, Nikola Le Havre
GK Hasal, Thomas Vancouver Whitecaps FC
GK Pantemis, James CF Montreal
GK Nogueira, Matthew CS Maritimo
GK St. Clair, Dayne Minnesota United FC
D Abzi, Diyaeddine York United FC
D Bassong, Zorhan CF Montréal
D Brault-Guillard, Zachary CF Montréal
D Chung, Kadin Pacific FC
D Cornelius, Derek Vancouver Whitecaps FC
D Dunn, Julian Toronto FC
D Farsi, Mohamed Cavalry FC
D Godinho, Marcus FSV Zwickau
D Cristian, Gutierrez Vancouver Whitecaps FC
D Meilleur-Giguere, Thomas Pacific FC
D Montgomery, Callum Minnesota United FC
D N’sa, Chrisnovic York United FC
D Romeo, Rocco Toronto FC
D Sturing, Frank Den Bosch
D Yao, Karifa CF Montréal
M Baldisimo, Michael Vancouver Whitecaps FC
M Bayiha, Clement CF Montréal
M Choiniere, David Forge FC
M Daniels, Aidan OKC Power
M Dias, Lucas Sporting CP
M Fraser, Liam Toronto FC
M Marshall-Rutty, Jahkeele Toronto FC
M Metcalfe, Patrick Vancouver Whitecaps CF
M Norman, David Not hooked up
M Okello, Noble Toronto FC
M Paton, Benjamin Blackburn Rovers FC
M Paton, Harrison Ross County FC
M Priso, Ralph Toronto FC
M Raposo, Ryan Vancouver Whitecaps FC
M Shome, Shamit FC Edmonton
M Simpson, Steven Barnsley FC
M Tabla, Ballou CF Montréal
M Verhoeven, Noah York United FC
F Bair, Theo Vancouver Whitecaps FC
F Brym, Charles Lille OSC
F Buchanan, Tajon New England Revolution
F Campbell, Terran Pacific FC
F Corbeanu, Theo Wolverhampton Wanderers
F Johnson, Malik Real Monarchs
F Nelson, Jayden Toronto FC
F Ongaro, Easton FC Edmonton
F Perruzza, Jordan Toronto FC
F Shaffelburg, Jacob Toronto FC
F Twardek, Kristopher Jagiellonia Bialystok


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