Copa Centenario: Jamaica has heavy U.S. influence

Other than the USA with 19 players, all in MLS, no team has more players based on teams in U.S. leagues on its Copa Centenario preliminary roster than Jamaica. The Reggae Boyz, who are drawn in Group C with Venezuela, Uruguay and Mexico, have 11 players on MLS teams and four more on teams in the USL. Six of them previously played for U.S colleges.

MLS:
Giles Barnes, Houston Dynamo
*Andre Blake,
Philadelphia Union
Simon Dawkins, San Jose Earthquakes
*Oniel Fisher, Seattle Sounders
*Omar Holness, Real Salt Lake
Kemar Lawrence, NY Red Bulls
*Darren Mattocks, Portland Timbers
Demar Phillips, Real Salt Lake
Alvas Powell, Portland Timbers
Jermaine Taylor, Portland Timbers
Je-Vaughn Watson, New England Revolution

USL:
*Sergio Campbell, Pittsburgh Riverhounds
Junior Flemmings, NY Red Bulls II
Romeo Parkes, Pittsburgh Riverhounds
*Ryan Thompson, St. Louis FC

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