Six local-based players in Copa squad

May 21, 2016

Six local-based players have been included in the Reggae Boyz's final 23-man squad named to take part in the Copa America Centenario, which kicks off in the United States early next month.

Montego Bay United's Allan Ottey, Humble Lion's Andrew Vanzie, Harbour View's Rosario Harriott, Cavalier's Chevonne Marsh and Portmore United's pair of Damano Solomon and Michael Binns are the local players selected along with the 17 overseas-based players. Include among the overseas-based invitees is exciting winger Gareth McLeary and robust midfielder and captain Rudolph Austin.

The rest of the squad reads. Duwayne Kerr (GK), Andre Blake (GK), Ryan Thompson (GK), Michael Hector, Wes Morgan, Dever Orgill, Clayton Donaldson, Gil Barnes, Jobi McAnuff, Je-Vaughn Watson, Lee Williamson, Simon Dawkins, Adrian Mariappa, Kemar Lawrence and Jermaine Taylor.

The team to face Chile in a friendly next Friday at 7 p.m. will also be selected from this squad. Blake, Austin and Morgan will not be available.

The players and officials are scheduled to leave Jamaica next Tuesday for the Chile friendly.

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