The U.S. under-20 national team will conduct its first camp since qualifying for this summer's U-20 World Cup in Canada when it trains in Frisco, Texas, from March 22-29.
U-20 head coach Thomas Rongen
has invited 16 players in for the camp. Nine players play in Major
League Soccer, two play professionally in Europe, four play
collegiately and one is a high school senior.
Called up for the first time is Gabriel
Ferrari, who recently debuted with Italian Serie A club
Sampdoria in a Coppa Italia match. The high schooler is Santa
Clara-bound Jalil Anibaba of Davis, Calif.
GOALKEEPERS: Diego Restrepo
(Univ. of South Florida), Chris Seitz (Real Salt Lake).
DEFENDERS: Kyle Davies
(Southampton/Italy), Amaechi Igwe (New England Revolution), Quavas Kirk
(L.A. Galaxy), Ofori Sarkodie (Indiana Univ.), Tim Ward (Columbus Crew).
MIDFIELDERS: Freddy Adu (Real
Salt Lake), Jalil Anibaba (Davis Legacy, Calif.), Tony Beltran (UCLA),
Danny Szetela (Columbus Crew), Anthony Wallace (FC Dallas).
FORWARDS: Josmer Altidore (N.Y.
Red Bulls), Gabriel Ferrari (Sampdoria/Italy), Robbie Rogers (Columbus
Crew), Sal Zizzo (UCLA).