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(Reuters) - United States coach Juergen Klinsmann announced on Sunday a 20-man squad for World Cup CONCACAF region qualifying games against Jamaica and Panama.

The United States, who have already secured qualification for next year's finals in Brazil, will host Jamaica in Kansas City on October 11 and visit Panama in Panama City on October 15.


Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake).

Defenders: DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City) Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Edgar Castillo (Club Tijuana), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy).

Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Jermaine Jones (Schalke 04), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City).

Forwards: Jozy Altidore (Sunderland), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar), Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders FC).

(Reporting By Simon Evans in Dublin, Ohio; Editing by Frank Pingue)

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