The U.S. under-17 boys national team will travel to South Korea, host of this summer's Under-17 World Cup, for the Eight Nations Tournament to be held June 17-24.
The USA is slated to play Japan on June 17, Nigeria on June 19 and New Zealand on June 21 in three different World Cup venues. It will have a first-hand look at two of the venues that will host its Group E games at the World Cup when it plays Nigeria play in Changwon and a placement game in Cheonan.
U.S. U-17 ROSTER:
GOALKEEPERS: Josh Lambo (Middleton, Wisc.), Zac MacMath (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
DEFENDERS:Sheanon Williams (Boston, Mass.), Mykell Bates (Roseville, Calif.), Howard Turk (Fairfax, Va.), Tommy Meyer (St. Louis, Mo.), Chris Klute (Grand Prairie, Texas), Brandon Zimmerman (Pasco, Wash.)
MIDFIELDERS:Daniel Wenzel (Federal Way, Wash.), Jared Jeffrey (Dallas, Texas), Kirk Urso (Lombard, Ill.), Jesse Paredes (Los Angeles), Dane Brek-Shea (College Station, Texas), Greg Garza (Grapevine, Texas), Brendan King (Naperville, Ill.), Nick Millington (Raleigh, N.C.), Ryan Garcia (Rockville, Md.)
FORWARDS:Axel Levry (Ft. Washington, Md.), Ellis McLoughlin (Seattle, Wash.), Bryan Dominguez (Atlanta, Ga.), Abdus Ibrahim (Richfield, Minn.), Billy Schuler (Allentown, N.J.), Alex Nimo (Portland, Ore.), Alex Dixon (Humble, Texas)