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Gil and Okwuonu head camp roster
December 28th, 2009 7AM



[U.S. U-18 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM] U.S. under-18 national team head coach Mike Matkovich called in 36 players born in 1993 for a week-long training camp that will conclude Sunday at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

Midfield star Luis Gil and defender Boyd Okwuonu are the only players from the team that represented the USA at the 2009 Under-17 World Cup.

Juan Pablo Ocegueda, a high school junior, is the only foreign-based player. He joined Mexican club Tigres' under-17 program from West Coast FC.

GOALKEEPERS: Ryan Herman (Crossfire Premier; Fall City, Wash.), Jonathan Kempin (Kansas City Wizards Academy; Leawood, Kan.), Andrew Wolverton (Concorde Fire; Snellville, Ga.)
DEFENDERS: Michael Ambrose (FC Dallas Academy; Frisco, Texas), David Caban (Chicago Fire Academy; Kenosha, Wis.), Sean Cunningham (Derby County Wolves; Troy, Mich.), Nathanael Eggleston (Potomac; Chevy Chase, Md.), George Fradenburg (Birmingham United; Belden Miss.), Bryan Gallego (NY Red Bulls Academy; Kinnelon, N.J.), Kristian Garciamendez (Andromeda; Fairview, Texas), Jordan McCrary (Concorde Fire; Marietta, Ga.), Jon-Paul Medina (Cal Odyssey; Fresno, Calif.), Juan Pablo Ocegueda (Tigres/MEX, Riverside, Calif.), Boyd Okwuonu (Edmond, Okla.), Aaron Simmons (Dallas Texans; Mansfield, Texas)
MIDFIELDERS: Seth Casiple (California Dev. Acad.; Sacramento, Calif.), Samuel Coleman (FC Dallas Academy; Norman, Okla.), Amadou Dia (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Sean Davis (NY Red Bulls Academy; Holmdel, N.J.), Daniel Garcia (FC Dallas Academy; Dallas, Texas), Luis Gil (Pateadores; Garden Grove, Calif.), Markhus Lacroix (NJSA 04; New Egypt, N.J.), Miguel Lopez (Lonestar SC; Alton, Texas), Daniel Metzger (PDA; Holmdel, N.J.), Scott Thomsen (PDA; Brick, N.J.), William Trapp (Columbus Crew Academy; Gahanna, Ohio), DeAndre Yedlin (Crossfire Premier, Lake Forrest Park, Wash.)
FORWARDS: Samuel Adjei (NY Red Bulls Academy; Newark, N.J.), Brandon Allen (PDA; Old Bridge, N.J.), Zachary Batteer (Beadling SC; Pittsburgh, Penn.), Villyan Bijev (Cal Odyssey; Fresno, Calif.), Christopher Davis (Columbus Crew Academy; Blacklick, Ohio), Sean Okoli (Washington Premier FC; Federal Way, Wash.), Jose Rivera (Pateadores; Torrance, Calif.), Jonathan Top (FC Dallas Academy; Fort Worth, Texas), Ryan Zinkhan (Richmond Strikers; Fredericksburg, Va.)

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