New England Revolution’s Gershon Koffie and Je-Vaughn Watson Called in to Represent National Teams
The New England Revolution are losing two key players to international duty.
Midfielder Gershon Koffie and defender Je-Vaughn Watson have been called in to international duty by their respective national teams. Koffie is joining Ghana for the first time at the senior level and Watson is going to be playing in his third career Gold Cup tournament for Jamaica.
Koffie, 25, will join Ghana’s national team for its slate of two friendlies, the first coming on Wednesday, June 28 against Mexico at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. Koffie will then face United States and Revolution teammates Juan Agudelo and Kelyn Rowe when Ghana plays the U.S. Men’s National Team on July 1 at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Conn.
Watson, 33, is expected to join Jamaica ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup group stage.
Here is a look at Jamaica’s group stage schedule in Group C:
- Sunday, July 9: Jamaica vs. Curacao (Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, Calif.)
- Thursday, July 13: Jamaica vs. Mexico (Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, Colo.)
- Sunday, July 16: Jamaica vs. El Salvador (Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas)