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Rongen picks MLS pros for Milk Cup
July 21st, 2010 1:31AM

TAGS:  mexico, mls, portugal, under-20 world cup


[UNDER-20 MEN] U.S. under-20 national team coach Thomas Rongen picked his 18-man roster for the annual Milk Cup in Northern Ireland. His roster includes three MLS players --  Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls), Fuad Ibrahim (Toronto FC) and Francisco Navas Cobo (Houston Dynamo) -- as well as three players based in Portugal, two in Mexico and one in Croatia.

The Americans will play China on Monday, Denmark two days later and an opponent to be determined in a placement match on July 30.

Besides the six who play overseas, Omar Salgado recently returned from a stint at Mexican club Guadalajara.
U.S. U-20 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS: Samir Badr (FC Porto/Portugal), Zac MacMath (Univ. of Maryland)
DEFENDERS: Gale Agbossoumonde (Braga/Portugal), Bryan De La Fuente (Chivas USA Academy), Greg Garza (Estoril/Portugal), Sacir Hot (Boston College), Perry Kitchen (Univ. of Akron), Zarek Valentin (Univ. of Akron), Ethan White (Univ. of Maryland)
MIDFIELDERS: Fuad Ibrahim (Toronto FC), Francisco Navas Cobo (Houston Dynamo), Alex Molano (NK Dinamo Zagreb/Croatia), Ernest Nungaray (Monarcas Morelia/Mexico), Dillon Powers (Univ. of Notre Dame), Conor Shanosky (D.C. United Academy)
FORWARDS: Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls), Adrian Ruelas (Santos Laguna/Mexico), Omar Salgado (free agent)

  1. Leonardo Perez
    commented on: July 22, 2010 at 1:05 a.m.
    I don't know who wrote this article, but it stated that 3 MLS players are on the U20 team. I think you should have read what you wrote. Under midfielders you have a DC United player by the name of Conor Shanofsky---that should make 4 MLS players in the USA U20 team. You need proofreaders. I think. Have a nice day. Editor's Note: As indicated, Conor Shanosky is on D.C. United's academy team, not its pro team. He will play at George Mason in the fall.

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