Five Houston Dynamo FC players named to preliminary Concacaf Gold Cup rosters

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2021 Gold Cup preliminary rosters include Darwin Ceren, Maynor Figueroa, Boniek Garcia, Ari Lassiter and Memo Rodriguez

 

BBVA Stadium to host three group stage matchdays in July

 

NRG Stadium to host semifinal on July 29

 

 

HOUSTON – Five Houston Dynamo FC players were named to the preliminary rosters of their respective national team for the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup, the confederation announced today.

 

Darwin Ceren was named to El Salvador’s preliminary roster and the Central American country will compete in Group A against Mexico, Curacao and a team to be determined by the preliminary round. Ari Lassiter recently joined Costa Rica in the Concacaf Nations League Finals and was named to the preliminary roster for this summer’s tournament. Memo Rodriguez was named to the U.S. Men’s National Team preliminary roster, a first for the Dynamo Academy product.

 

Maynor Figueroa and Boniek Garcia were named to Honduras’ preliminary roster for the 2021 tournament. Honduras will compete in group D with three match dates scheduled at BBVA Stadium on July 13, July 17 and July 20. The Dynamo duo recently joined Honduras at the Concacaf Nations League Final where they claimed third place in the inaugural tournament.

 

This is the fifth time BBVA Stadium hosts matches from the region’s flagship international tournament. The tournament will begin on July 2 with a preliminary round in Florida. Houston will host a semifinal match on July 29 at NRG Stadium, the final match prior to the tournament final. The tournament concludes after the two winners of the semifinals meet at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Aug. 1.

 

Tickets and additional information for all Gold Cup matches at BBVA Stadium and the semifinal on July 29 at NRG Stadium is available at concacaf.com/gold-cup.