Quarterfinals kick off July 19 in Philadelphia; Tickets on sale at www.GoldCup.org
Miami (Monday, July 17, 2017) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) confirmed today the roster amendments made by the Participating Member Associations for the knockout rounds of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
In accordance with the Competition Regulations, teams qualified for the quarterfinals of this year's Gold Cup are 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 following replacements have been submitted by the Participating Member Associations and approved by CONCACAF:
OUT: Raheem Edwards (Toronto FC, CAN)
IN: Cyle Larin (Orlando City SC, USA)
OUT: Joel Campbell (Arsenal FC, ENG); Christian Gamboa (Celtic FC, SCO); Bryan Oviedo (Sunderland AFC, ENG); Johan Venegas (Minnesota United FC, USA)
IN: Jose Leiton (CS Herediano, CRC); Jhamir Ordain (CS Herediano, CRC); Jimmy Marín (CS Herediano, CRC); Kendall Waston (Vancouver Whitecaps FC, CAN)
OUT: Antony Lozano (FC Barcelona B, ESP); Rony Martinez (Baoding Yingli Yitong FC HON)
IN: Michaell Chirinos (CD Olimpia, HON); Angel Tejeda (Real CD España, HON)
OUT: Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union, USA); Dom Dwyer (Sporting Kansas City, USA); Brad Guzan (Atlanta United FC, USA); Sean Johnson (New York City FC, USA); Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC, USA); Kelyn Rowe (New England Revolution, USA)
IN: Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC, CAN); Michael Bradley (Toronto FC, CAN); Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC, USA); Jesse Gonzalez (FC Dallas, USA); Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids, USA); Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers, USA)
Teams which have advanced from Group C -- El Salvador, Jamaica and Mexico -- may still make modifications throughout the 24-hour period beginning from the conclusion of their final group stage matches on Sunday.
The CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals will feature five of the six CONCACAF nations --- Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Panama and the United States --- currently vying for a berth in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field will host the first two quarterfinals on July 19, featuring Group A winner, Costa Rica versus Panama, Group B runner up, and Group B winner, United States against Group C third-place finisher, El Salvador.
University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona will host the other two quarterfinals, which will feature the winner of Group C, Mexico versus Group A third place finisher, Honduras and the second place teams, Canada and Jamaica, in both Group A and C respectively, on July 20.
- The full tournament match schedule, including kick off times, can be found here.
- Tickets are available at www.GoldCup.org
- Follow the tournament news at the event’s official Twitter account and Facebook page
The winners of the matches in Philadelphia will advance to the first semifinal, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on July 22. The winners of the quarterfinals in Phoenix will move on to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA, for a July 23 semifinal date.