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Copa Mexico de Naciones kicks off with narrow loss
June 19th, 2012 1:50AM



[U.S. UNDER-15 BOYS] The USA lost its first game at the Copa Mexico de Naciones in Mexico City, dropping a 1-0 decision to Spain on Monday. Play continues with matches against Costa Rica on Tuesday and Colombia on Wednesday.

Coach Tony Lepore named a 20-player roster for the tournament that follows on the heels of the U-15s' participation at the Marveld Toernooi in the Netherlands, where they finished fifth with wins over Real Madrid and Liverpool teams.

U.S. U-15 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (2): JT Marcinkowski (San Jose Earthquakes Acad.; Alamo Calif.), Abraham Romero (LA Galaxy Acad.; Altadena, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (7): David Chavez (Juventus Sport Club; Redwood City, Calif.), Chris Gomez (PDA; Jamison, Pa.), Malcolm Jones (Chivas USA Acad.; Chino Hills, Calif.), Pablo Pelaez (Albion SC; San Diego, Calif.), Peter Schropp (Omaha FC; Omaha, Neb.), Max Stiegwardt (Minnesota Thunder Acad.; Maple Grove, Minn.), Sean Wilson (PDA; Bethlehem, Pa.)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Amir Bashti (San Jose Earthquakes Acad.; Cupertino, Calif.), Coy Craft (FC Dallas Acad.; Frisco, Texas), Collin Fernandez (Chicago Fire Acad.; Downers Grove, Ill.), Maduabuchi Obinwa (FC America Premier; Gotha, Fla.), Martin Salas (FC Dallas Academy; Dallas, Texas), Ben Swanson (Columbus Crew Acad.; Grove City, Ohio), Alejandro Vergara (LA Galaxy Acad.; Long Beach, Calif.), DJ Villegas (Davis Legacy; Sacramento, Calif.)
FORWARDS (3): Mukwelle Akale (Minnesota Thunder Acad.; Minneapolis, Minn.), Malcolm Dixon (NY Red Bulls Acad.; Montclair, N.J.), Sebastian Elney (Boca United; Lake Worth, Fla.)

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