Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Four MLS players lead USA at Copa Chivas
by Paul Kennedy, January 21st, 2010 7:01AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men, mls, under-20 world cup

MOST COMMENTED

[U.S. UNDER-20 NATIONAL TEAM] Four MLS players -- Amobi Okugo and Jack McInerney, both first-round picks by the Philadelphia Union, and rookie defender Zac Herold and third-year pro Fuad Ibrahim at Toronto FC -- are among 20 players who will represent the U.S. under-20 national team at the 2010 Copa Chivas in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Mexico, Japan and Brazil are also sending national teams, while Chivas USA and the Houston Dynamo will also be represented in the tournament, which begins Friday.

Thomas Rongen's team includes a pair of U-17 World Cup veteran goalies in Maryland's Zac MacMath, who started two games at the 2007 event in Korea Republic, and Earl Edwards, who went the distance in all four games in Nigeria 2009 and is now enrolled at UCLA.

Edwards, McInerney and Herold are among 11 players from the 2009 U-17s to make the jump to the U-20s for this trip.

U.S. Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Earl Edwards (UCLA), Zac MacMath (Univ. of Maryland)
DEFENDERS (7): Michael Ambrose (FC Dallas Juniors), Bryan Gallego (N.Y. Red Bulls Academy), Moises Hernandez (FC Dallas Juniors), Zach Herold (Toronto FC), Perry Kitchen (Univ. of Akron), Emilio Orozco (Rampage FC), Eriq Zavaleta (FC Pride)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Marlon Duran (Latino Americano), Luis Gil (Pateadores), Fuad Ibrahim (Toronto FC), Carlos Martinez (Wilmington Jr.), Amobi Okugo (Philadelphia Union), Nick Palodichuk (Washington Premier)
FORWARDS (5): Juan Agudelo (N.Y. Red Bulls Academy), Andrew Craven (First Coast Kickers), Victor Chavez (Real So Cal), Stefan Jerome (West Pines United FC), Jack McInerney (Philadelphia Union)

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Copa America: Messi leads Argentina to 6-1 win    
Argentina clobbered Paraguay, 6-1, to move into Saturday's Copa America final against host Chile. Lionel Messi ...
What They're Saying: FIFA statement    
"Due to their current commitments in Zurich, the FIFA President and the FIFA Secretary General will ...
Three takeaways from USA-Germany    
The USA beat Germany, 2-0, Tuesday to reach its fourth Women's World Cup final by dominating ...
Garza replaces injured Davis on U.S roster    
Brad Davis has been ruled out of the Gold Cup with a knee injury, and Greg ...
Turning Point | Solo: 'I did the stall tactic'    
After having a huge edge in play during the first half, the USA came under pressure ...
Open Cup: Magee scores twice in Chicago Fire win    
In his first start since undergoing hip surgery last year, Mike Magee scored two goals  to ...
USA-Germany Women's World Cup Player Ratings     
The USA reached the Women's World Cup final with a 2-0 win over Germany on second-half ...
What They're Saying: Germany's Annike Krahn    
"Congratulations to the USA. They had the better chances, and from that one can say they ...
Video Pick: Fun with Hulk     
Brazilian forward Hulk frequently strikes the ball with impressive power -- and even more so when ...
ICYMI | MLS: New mechanisms could trigger big signings    
The USA's secondary transfer window opens next week and among those players on the radar screen ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives