Seventy-eight MLSers have been named to preliminary squads, two of them will come from Frisco. Reggie Cannon and Bryan Acosta have been named to their respective national team’s squads for the June tournament.
Cannon has earned two United States men’s national team caps so far and will look at make the final roster for Greg Brehalter. Jesse Gonzalez was not among the selection of five goalkeepers for the US. Former FC Dallas players Weston McKennie and Walker Zimmerman also made the preliminary roster as well.
Acosta joins a Honduras roster with former FC Dallas defender Maynor Figueroa.
Two other former FC Dallas players were named to rosters as Tesho Akindel and Je-Vaughn Watson were named by Canada and Jamaica respectively.
The preliminary rosters will serve as the basis for the final 23-man Gold Cup roster for each participating country. Those final squads are due in the first week of June.