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Three Revolution Players On Preliminary 2016 Copa America Rosters

New England could be well represented this summer when the USA hosts the Copa America Centenario this summer.

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Lee Nguyen, Je-Vaughn Watson and Zachary Herivaux have all been named to the preliminary 40-man rosters for their respective national teams ahead of this summers Copa America.

Nguyen has been far more active with the United States in recent years, making appearances in the January camps each of the last two years. Lee was an unused substitute in the USA's last two World Cup qualifiers but did start two friendlies against Iceland and Canada  Nguyen's first international action was with the USMNT under-23 team that appeared in the 2007 Copa America as a guest team.

Lee remains one of the few creative attacking players in the US talent pool but has seen most of his time as a wide midfielder in a 4-4-2 under Klinsmann recently as the head coach opts for two strikers up top. If this trend continues, Lee could see time on the left side playing ahead of Fabian Johnson with left back a thin position for the USMNT.

The US plays its Group A matches on June 3rd against Colombia in Santa Clara, CA, June 7th against Costa Rica in Chicago and ends the group stage on June 11th against Paraguay in Philadelphia.

Defender Je-Vaughn Watson has featured 52 times for Jamaica in his career, and while mostly a defender in MLS, the utility man can also be a force in midfield for the Reggae Boyz. Watson and Jamaica impressed as a guest team in the 2015 edition of Copa America despite losing all three matches to Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay by 1-0 scorelines.

Jamaica will play in Group C on June 5th against Venezuela in Chicago, June 9th against Mexico in Pasadena, CA, and June 13th against Uruguay in Santa Clara, CA.

Zachary Herivaux is perhaps the most interesting name on this list. He's featured for Haiti's youth teams including as a centerback during their U-20 World Cup qualifying campaign. Herivaux is actually a tri-national, eligible to represent Haiti, the USA and Japan and by featuring for Haiti this summer that would likely cap tie him to Haiti for his international career. This which might not be a bad thing if Zach is looking for regular international minutes and would be similar to the path his mentor Shalrie Joseph took with Grenada. Haiti's been a fairly solid team the last few years though they sit in fourth place in Group B of the semifinals of CONCACAF qualifying at the moment.

Haiti squares off against Group B opponents Peru on June 4th in Seattle, Brazil on June 8th in Orlando, FL, and Ecuador on June 12th in East Rutherford, NJ.