[PANAMA CITY TRIANGULAR]The U.S. under-17 men’s national team fell to Mexico's U-17s, 4-0, on Saturday in its first game on its a week-long trip to Panama City, Panama. The U-17s will play three games while in Panama City, site of the 2013 Concacaf U-17 Championship April 6-19.
Marco Granados had two goals and Jose Almanza and Alejandro Diaz also scored for the Tri, the defending champion in the Under-17 World Cup.
U.S. coachRichie Williams named a 20-player travel roster for a week-long trip to Panama City, Panama, that began Thursday. Nineteen of the 20 players on the travel roster are part of the U.S. U-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla. Midfielder Cameron Lindley joined the team for the trip.
Crew Soccer Academy leads all teams with three players on the trip. The New York Red Bulls and Chivas USA have two.
The USA faces the Panama U-17s Tuesday before rounding out the trip on Thursday against the under-20 team from local club Arabe Unido.
U.S. U-17 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (2):Jeff Caldwell (NC Fusion), Carter Richardson (Crew Soccer Academy).
DEFENDERS (6):Conor Donovan (NC Alliance), Justen Glad (RSL AZ Academy), Elijah Martin (unattached), Shaquell Moore (unattached), John Requejo Jr. (Real So Cal), Peter Schropp (Omaha FC).
MIDFIELDERS (6):Corey Baird (San Diego Surf), Junior Flores (unattached), Angel Heredia (San Jose Earthquakes Academy), Christopher Lema (New York Red Bulls Academy), Cameron Lindley (Indiana Fire United), Ben Swanson (Crew Soccer Academy).
FORWARDS (6):Bradford Jamieson (Chivas USA Academy), Nathan Kohl (Crew Soccer Academy), Rubio Rubin (unattached), Ahinga Selemani (CSA Wolves), Wesley Wade (New York Red Bulls Academy), Alan Winn (Solar Chelsea FC).