[U.S. UNDER-17 MEN] U.S. under-17 men’s national team head coach Richie Williamsnamed a 40-player roster for a week-long training camp July 22-29 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Twenty players were part of the 2012 spring semester at the U-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla.
Nine of the starters from the team that beat Brazil, 3-1, in December are still with the team.
Chivas USA and the New York Red Bulls each is sending three players to the camp. The youngest player is goalkeeper Abraham Romero, the only player on the roster born in 1998.
Training Camp Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (4):Jeff Caldwell (NC Fusion), Marius Heislitz (Georgia United), James Marcinkowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Abraham Romero (L.A. Galaxy)
DEFENDERS (12):Adonis Amaya (Chivas USA), Jordan Cano (FC Dallas), Bryce Cregan (PA Classics), Malcolm Jones (Chivas USA), Elijah Martin (Cal Odyssey), Jorge Miranda (Real So Cal), Shaquell Moore (Cobb FC), Tommy Redding (FC America Premier), John Requejo Jr. (Real So Cal), Gonzolo Rolon (Cal Odyssey), Peter Schropp (Omaha FC), Tyler Turner (South Central Premier)
MIDFIELDERS (13):Mukwelle Akale (Minnesota Thunder), Rece Buckmaster (Indiana Fire Acad.), Omar Castro (Plant City FC), Junior Flores (McLean Youth Soccer), Angel Heredia (San Jose Earthquakes), Zach Jackson (Texas SC Houston), Guyllain Kabala (New England Revolution), Christopher Lema (New York Red Bulls), Cameron Lindley (Indiana United), Aaron Meyer (FC Dallas), Rolando Munoz (L.A. Galaxy), Jake Rozhansky (Olney Boys & Girls Club), Ben Swanson (Columbus Crew)
FORWARDS (11):Corey Baird (San Diego Surf), Mario Da Silva (Parkland Predators), Malcolm Dixon (New York Red Bulls), Sebastian Elney (Boca United), Bradford Jamieson (Chivas USA), Brian Pacheco (Pateadores), Dalton Pando (CDA), Rubio Rubin (Westside Metros), Ahinga Selemani (CSA Wolves), Wesley Wade (New York Red Bulls), Alan Winn (Solar Chelsea)