Four MLS players -- Jose Guillermo Ortiz
(D.C. United), David Guzman
(Portland), Francisco Calvo
and Johan Venegas
(both Minnesota United) -- were included in Costa
Rica’s roster for the Central American Cup that begins Jan. 13 in Panama.
MLS players are represented on three other teams: El Salvador (San Jose's Darwin Ceren
(Houston's Romell Quioto
and Alberth Elis
) and Panama (San Jose's Anibal Godoy
The tournament was reduced from seven to six teams following the FIFA-imposed
suspension of Guatemala. The top four teams advance automatically to the 2017 Gold Cup. The fifth-place team will meet the winner of the Caribbean playoffs taking place this week.
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