U.S. under-17 boys national team head coach Wilmer Cabrera has called 25 players into a week-long mini-camp at the IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla., that will also serve as the final tryout for for a handful of open places for the upcoming fall semester of the team's Residency Program.
Players from all over the country were called into the camp, all of whom were born in 1992 and are eligible for the upcoming 2009 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Nigeria. Nine players were called in from U.S. Soccer Development Academy clubs, representing nine different clubs.
U.S. U-17 RESIDENCY TRYOUTS:
GOALKEEPERS: Jonathan Kempin (Kansas City Wizards academy), Spencer LaCivita (CASL, N.C.), Seth MacMillan (Potomac Internationals, Md.), Austin Mansker (DeAnza Force, Calif.), Kevin Motylewski (FC Copa, Pa.), Cody Uzcategui (Schulz Academy, Fla.)
DEFENDERS:Raffael Centofanti (Miami FC), Alberto Rosas (Real So Cal, Calif.), Enrique Villa (Miami FC)
MIDFIELDERS: Jonathan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls academy), Jonathan Canales (West Coast FC, Calif.), Dustin Corea (Eastside, Ore.), Christian Floth (FC Copa, Pa.), Victor Garza (Premier Soccer Academies, Ohio), Carlos Hernandez (Santa Ana, Calif.), Jordan McCrary (Concorde Fire, Ga.), Joel Nash (Premier Soccer Academies, Ohio), Richard Osborne (Santa Clara Sporting, Calif.), Julio Velasquez (South Bay Force, Calif.), Trevor Wheeler (Chicago Fire academy)
FORWARDS: Jonathan Brown (Central Jackson SO, Miss.), Ado Junuzovic (GSA Phoenix, Ga.), Patrick Mullins (Lafreniere Soccer Club, La.), Austin Oldham (Carmel United, Ind.), Aslinn Rodas (Novato Fury, Calif.)