MIAMI -- CONCACAF announced Friday the injury-related changes to the 23-player rosters for those countries competing in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, as of Friday, July 7.
In accordance with the competition regulations, injury-related changes are allowed to the final 23-Player rosters for the Group Stage until 24 hours before each team’s first match. Any injury replacements must come from the preliminary 40-player rosters and must be approved by the Gold Cup Medical Committee.
The following substitutions have been approved by the Gold Cup Medical Committee:
IN: Juan Pablo Vargas (CS Herediano, CRC)
OUT: Ronald Matarrita (New York City FC, USA)
IN: Edwin Sanchez (CD Aguila, SLV)
OUT: Irvin Herrera (New York Cosmos, USA)
IN: Shaun Francis (San Jose Earthquakes, USA)
OUT: Dever Orgill (Wolfsberger AC, AUT)
IN: Erick Torres (Houston Dynamo, USA)
OUT: Alan Pulido (Chivas Guadalajara, MEX)
IN: Chris Pontius (Philadelphia Union, USA)
OUT: Kenny Saief (KAA Gent, BEL)
As in past years, teams that qualify for the quarterfinals of this year's Gold Cup will be permitted to amend their 23-player roster following the group stage, by replacing up to six players with new players from the original 40-player provisional rosters announced on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
The 14th edition of the continental championship begins today at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey.