Costa Rica National Team Roster | Gold Cup

Get the latest Gold Cup news in your inbox. Sign up for The Kick Off e-mail.

Goalkeepers (3)
GK Dany Carvajal (Saprissa)
GK Leonel Moreira (Herediano)
GK Patrick Pemberton (Alajuelense)
Defenders (9)
D Johnny Acosta (Herediano)
D Francisco Calvo (Minnesota United FC / MLS)
D Giancarlo Gonzalez (Palermo / ITA)
D Kenner Gutierrez (Alajuelense)
D Jhamir Ordain (Herediano)**
D Jose Salvatierra (Alajuelense)
D Michael Umaña (Unattached)
D Juan Pablo Vargas (Herediano)*
D Kendall Waston (Vancouver Whitecaps FC / MLS)**
Midfielders (7)
M Randall Azofeifa (Herediano)
M David Guzman (Portland Timbers / MLS)
M Jimmy Marin (Herediano)**
M Bryan Ruiz (Sporting CP / POR)
M Ulises Segura (Saprissa)
M Yeltsin Tejeda (FC Lausanne-Sport / SUI)
M Rodney Wallace (New York City FC / MLS)
Forwards (4)
F Jose Leiton (Herediano)**
F David Ramirez (Saprissa)
F Ariel Rodriguez (Bangkok Glass FC / THA)
F Marco Ureña (San Jose Earthquakes / MLS)

Preliminary Roster & Roster Changes

The following players participated in the tournament group stage:

  • Defenders: Cristian Camboa (Celtic FC / SCO), Bryan Oviedo (Sunderland AFC / ENG)
  • Midfielder: Joel Campbell (Arsenal FC / ENG)
  • Forward: Johan Venegas (Minnesota United FC / MLS)

The following players made the preliminary roster but were not in the final 23-man selection.

  • Goalkeepers: Aaron Cruz (Saprissa)
  • Defenders: Julio Cascante (Saprissa), Chrstopher Meneses (Alajuelense), Roy Miller (Portland Timbers), Heiner Mora (Saprissa), Jhamir Ordain (Herediano), Juan Pablo Vargas (Herediano), Kendall Waston (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
  • Midfielders: Christian Bolaños (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Celso Borges (Deportivo de la Coruña), Daniel Colindres (Saprissa), Oscar Esteban Granados (Herediano), Randall Leal (KV Mechelen), Jimmy Marin (Herediano), Osvaldo Rodriguez (Santos de Guapiles FC)
  • Forwards: Jose Leiton (Herediano), Jose Guillermo Ortiz (D.C. United)

As in past years, teams that qualify for the quarterfinals of the Gold Cup will be allowed to change their 23-player roster following the group stage by replacing up to six players with players from their 40-man preliminary roster.

*Injury Replacement: On Friday, July 7 it was officially announced that NYCFC left wingback Ronald Matarrita would be replaced by Herediano's Juan Pablo Vargas due to an injury that Matarrita suffered in Major League Soccer in a match against Minnesota United FC on June 29.

** Knockout phase roster change: Notes players who were added on July 17, when the Costa Rican national team announced it had made four of the six allowed roster changes after reaching the quarterfinals, per tournament regulations.