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FOOTBALL: Wes Morgan heads Reggae Boyz 40-man squad for Copa

Published:Tuesday | May 3, 2016 | 5:54 PM
Wes Morgan, the captain of newly crowned English Premier League champions Leicester City.

Wes Morgan, the captain of newly crowned English Premier League champions Leicester City, has been named in Jamaica's Reggae Boyz 40-man provisional squad for next month's Copa America Centenario tournament.  

The tournament will be held in the United States from June 3-26.

The 32-year-old Morgan, who netted two goals for Leicester this season, heads a list of 30 overseas-based players named in the squad. 

Montego Bay United's Allan Ottey and  Ladale Richie are among the Jamaica-based players in the team. 

The other local players are:
Ricardo Morris
Upstan Edwards
Damano Soloman
Michael Binns
Shaven Sean Paul
Akeem Chambers
Vishinul Harris
Chevonne Marsh
Andrew Vanzie.  

The  Reggae  Boys are drawn in Group C and will play alongside Venezuela, Uruguay and Mexico.