Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
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
Porter calls up four newcomers
by Paul Kennedy, January 7th, 2012 9:48PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mexico, norway, olympics

MOST COMMENTED

[U.S. UNDER-23 MEN] Isaac Acuna, who has played for Mexico's U-22 national team, and Josh Gatt, who helped Molde win its first Norwegian title, are among the players called up by Coach Caleb Porter for a two-part U.S. under-23 national team training camp Jan. 8-25 in Carson, Calif., and San Jose, Costa Rica.

The U-23s will conduct the first 11 days of camp training at the Home Depot Center, before traveling on Jan. 18 to Costa Rica, where they will play two matches against local club teams.

The U-23s are preparing for the 2012 Concacaf Olympic Qualifying Tournament in March.

Porter's roster includes 18 players who were named to the December training session in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.

Other additions from the last camp in December are Tony Taylor of Portuguese second division Atletico and UCLA sophomore midfielder Kelyn Rowe, who recently earned a contract with Major League Soccer.

U.S. UNDER-23 ROSTER:
GOALKEEPERS (2): David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Zac MacMath (Philadelphia Union)

DEFENDERS (7):
Gale Agbossoumonde (Eintracht Frankfurt II/GER), Sebastien Ibeagha (Duke), Kofi Sarkodie (Houston Dynamo), Zarek Valentin (Montreal Impact), Jorge Villafana (Chivas USA), Andrew Wenger (Duke), Sheanon Williams (Philadelphia Union)

MIDFIELDERS (9):
Isaac Acuna (Merida/MEX), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana/MEX), Mikkel Diskerud (Stabaek/NOR), Dilly Duka (Columbus Crew), Jared Jeffrey (Mainz/GER), Sebastian Lletget (West Ham United), Amobi Okugo (Philadelphia Union), Kelyn Rowe (UCLA), Michael Stephens (Los Angeles Galaxy)

FORWARDS (4):
Freddy Adu (Philadelphia Union), Josh Gatt (Molde/NOR), Jack McInerney (Philadelphia Union), Tony Taylor (Atletico/POR)



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Tim Howard    
"A friend sent me an image of a flyer that was on the Internet. Free beer ...
What They're Saying: Paul Ratcliffe    
"When you play North Carolina, they bring so much pressure, you have to weather the storm ...
FC Dallas savors its most impressive victory yet    
[MLS: Friday] FC Dallas is for real. It lost Panamanian Blas Perez to its league-high ninth ...
International stars turn attention to NWSL playoffs    
[PREVIEW] The second NWSL season moves into the playoffs with a repeat of last year's semifinal ...
Accent on youth as Green dresses for Bayern opener    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Julian Green dressed for only the second time with the Bayern Munich first team ...
Bayern gets break with woeful Wolfsburg miss    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Defending champion Bayern Munich started its 2014-15 Bundesliga campaign with a ...
What They're Saying: Harry Redknapp    
"I'd pick him up every morning at quarter to six at the top of his road. ...
Fire sends Hurtado to Chivas USA    
[MLS TRANSACTIONS] A day after acquiring Nigel Reo-Coker from Vancouver for Mauro Rosales, Chivas USA acquired ...
'Cubo' Torres joins select MLS group on El Tri    
[MEXICO] Erick Torres has parlayed a strong second season with Chivas USA into his first call-up ...
San Antonio and Minnesota aim to pull away from pack    
[NASL: Fall Week 7] The San Antonio Scorpions and Minnesota United FC, the NASL fall leaders, ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives