Gold Cup: San Jose Earthquakes defender Nana Attakora added to Canadian roster
The Canadian national team has added San Jose Earthquakes defender Nana Attakora to complete its 23-man Gold Cup roster.
In addition to finalizing the roster for the tournament, the Canadian Soccer Association announced that the team will play friendly against the Ventura County Fusion of the USL-PDL on July 2 in Oxnard, Calif.
After Canada open the tournament against Martinique on July 7 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., they head to Seattle to play Mexico at CenturyLink Field on July 11 before wrapping up the group stage against Panama in Denver on July 14.
Goalkeepers (3): Milan Borjan (Sivasspor/Turkey), Lars Hirschfeld (Vålerenga/Norway), Simon Thomas (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
Defenders (7): Nik Ledgerwood (Hammarby/Sweden), Adam Straith (unattached), Doneil Henry (Toronto FC), Ashtone Morgan (Toronto FC), Marcel de Jong (Augsburg/Germany), David Edgar (Burnley/England), Nana Attakora (San Jose Earthquakes)
Midfielders (9): Kyle Bekker (Toronto FC), Julian de Guzman (unattached), Issey Nakajima-Farran (Alki/Cyprus), Jonathan Osorio (Toronto FC), Samuel Piette (Fortuna Dusseldorf/Germany), Keven Aleman (Real Valladolid/Spain), Will Johnson (Portland Timbers), Pedro Pacheco (Santa Clara/Portugal), Russell Teibert (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
Forwards (4): Randy Edwini-Bonsu (unattached), Marcus Haber (Stevenage FC/England), Tosaint Ricketts (Sandnes Ulf/Norway), Simeon Jackson (unattached)