Costa Rica roster for World Cup qualifier

Costa Rica’s roster for the World Cup qualifier against the United States on March 22 at DSG Park in Commerce City, Colo.:

Goalkeepers: Keilor Navas (Levante, Spain), Patrick Pemberton (Alajuelense, CR).

Defenders: Juan Diego Madrigal (Santos de Guapiles, CR), Christian Gamboa (Rosenborg, Norway), Michael Umaña (Saprissa, CR), Johnny Acosta (Dorados de Sinaloa, Mexico), Giancarlo González (Valerenga, Norway), Roy Miller (New York Red Bulls), Bryan Oviedo (Everton, England), Christopher Meneses (Alajuelense, CR).

Midfielders: Celso Borges (AIK, Sweden), Osvaldo Rodríguez (Santos de Guápiles, CR), Cristian Bolaños (Copenhagen, Denmark), Ariel Rodríguez (Perez Zeledon, CR), Keylor Soto (Perez Zeledon, CR), Yeltsin Tejeda (Saprissa, CR), Michael Barrantes (Aalesund, Norway), Diego Calvo (Alajuelense, CR), Bryan Ruiz (Fulham, England), Mauricio Castillo (Cartagines, CR).

Forwards: Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake), Joel Campbell (Real Betis, Spain), Jairo Arrieta (Columbus Crew).

Per his policy, Juergen Klinsmann won’t release his U.S. roster until most, if not all, players are in camp in Denver Sunday or Monday.

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.



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