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U.S. U-20s begin final preparations
February 4th, 2009 8AM

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Four FC Dallas players -- Josh Lambo, Brek Shea, Anthony Wallace and recent draft pick Peri Marosevic -- were among 26 players named by Coach Thomas Rongen to attend the final camp in preparation for the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship, which will take place March 6-15 in Trinidad & Tobago.

Ten professionals -- six from MLS and four from leagues abroad --  were called into the camp Feb. 4-15 in Bradenton, Fla.

Wake Forest will be the only college with two players, defenders Ike Opara and Daniel Wenzel, in Bradenton. Forward Casey Townsend will represent current NCAA Champion Maryland.

U.S. Under-20 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS: Sean Johnson (UCF), Josh Lambo (FC Dallas), Brian Perk (UCLA).
DEFENDERS: Richard Balchan (Indiana Univ.), Kyle Davies (Southampton FC, England), Giuseppe Nazzani (Bologna FC, Italy), Ike Opara (Wake Forest Univ.), Chris Taylor (Univ. of Tulsa), Anthony Wallace (FC Dallas), Daniel Wenzel (Wake Forest Univ., Sheanon Williams (free agent).
MIDFIELDERS: Bryan Arguez (Hertha Berlin, Germany), Tony Cascio (Univ. of Connecticut), Danny Cruz (Houston Dynamo), Dilly Duka (Rutgers Univ.), Jorge Flores (Chivas USA), Jared Jeffrey (Club Brugge, Belgium), Aaron Maund (Univ. of Notre Dame), Amobi Okugo (San Juan Lightning, Calif.), Brian Ownby (Univ. of Virginia), Brek Shea (FC Dallas).
FORWARDS: Sam Garza (Univ. of Denver), Peri Marosevic (FC Dallas), Billy Schuler (Univ. of North Carolina), Tony Taylor (Jacksonville Univ.), Casey Townsend (Univ. of Maryland).



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