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U.S. under-20 men's national team training camp
January 2nd, 2012 11:16PM

TAGS:  americans abroad, mls, under-20 world cup


[ROSTER] Three players with MLS experience -- Luis Gil (Real Salt Lake), Omar Salgado (Vancouver) and Jack McBean (Los Angeles) -- were among the 36 players called into the U.S. under-20 national team training camp that began Monday in Ft. Lauderdale. Ten players are based abroad, including three -- Daniel Medina, Juan Pablo Ocegueda and Uvaldo Luna -- at Mexican Torneo Apertura champion Tigres.

Coach Tab Ramos is leading the team in its first camp since joining the under-23 national team for a 10-day camp in Duisburg, Germany, in November.

Jose Villarreal, who recently signed with the Galaxy, is the fourth MLS player in camp. Three players play for the highly touted FC Dallas academy team.

Sean Cunningham of Norwegian champion Molde is another of the foreign-based players called into the camp.

GOALKEEPERS (4): Jesus Guzman (Santos/MEX; Dallas, Texas), Daniel Medina (Tigres/MEX; El Paso, Texas), Tyler Miller (Northwestern; Woodbury, N.J.), Andrew Wolverton (Penn State; Snellville, Ga.).
DEFENDERS (12): Bolu Akinyonde (Seton Hall; Brooklyn, N.Y.), Mikey Ambrose (FC Dallas Academy; Frisco, Texas), AJ Cochran (Wisconsin; St. Louis, Mo.), Sean Cunningham (Molde/NOR; Troy, Mich.), Phanuel Kavita (Clemson; Salt Lake City, Utah), Eric Miller (Creighton; Woodbury, Minn.), Juan Pablo Ocegueda (Tigres/MEX; Riverside, Calif.), Boyd Okwuonu (North Carolina; Edmund, Okla.), Jalen Robinson (DC United Academy; Cantonsville, Md.), Matt Wendelken (Marist; Massapequa, N.Y.), DeAndre Yedlin (Akron; Seattle, Wash.), Walker Zimmerman (Furman; Lawrenceville, Ga.).
MIDFIELDERS (12): Seth Casiple (California; Rocklin, Calif.), Daniel Cuevas Granados (Santos/MEX; Sacramento, Calif.), Hector Delgado Cha (Club America/MEX; Indio, Calif.), Christian Duarte (Texans SC Houston; League City, Texas), Daniel Garcia (FC Dallas Academy; Dallas, Texas), Luis Gil (Real Salt Lake; Garden Grove, Calif.), Flavio Guzman (FC Dallas Academy; Dallas, Texas), Collin Martin (DC United Academy; Chevy Chase, Md.), Tyrone McCargo (FC Nuremberg/GER; Nuremberg, Germany), Caleb Stanko (SC Freiburg/GER; Holly, Mich.), Wil Trapp (Akron; Gahanna, Ohio), Jose Villarreal (LA Galaxy; Inglewood, Calif.).
FORWARDS (8): Villyan Bijev (Fortuna Duesseldorf/GER; Fresno, Calif.), Amadou Dia (Clemson; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Alfred Koroma (Solar Chelsea SC; Southlake, Tex.), Duke Lacroix (Pennsylvania; New Egypt, N.J.), Uvaldo Luna (Tigres/MEX; Houston, Texas), Jack McBean (LA Galaxy; Newport Beach, Calif.), Sean Okoli (Wake Forest; Federal Way, Wash.), Omar Salgado (Vancouver Whitecaps; El Paso, Texas).

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