[TROFEO DELLE NAZIONI]U.S. under-15 boys national team head coach Tony Leporehas taken 19 players for the Trofeo Delle Nazioni April 26-May 6 in Grandisca, Italy.
All of the players in camp were born in 1998, with the exception of Malcolm Jones, Erik Palmer-Brown and Ben Swanson who were born in ’97 and are all current members of U.S. Soccer’s Residency Program. Lepore has called in 15 players who were in the previous U-15 camp in March.
GOALKEEPERS (2):Abraham Romero (LA Galaxy Academy; Altadena, Calif.), Kevin Silva (PDA; Bethlehem, Pa.)
DEFENDERS (5):Hugo Arellano (Chivas USA Academy; Norwalk, Calif.), Daniel Barbir (PDA; Macungie, Pa.), Malcolm Jones (Chivas USA Academy; Chino Hills, Calif.), Erik Palmer-Brown (Sporting Kansas City Academy; Lee’s Summit, Mo.), Alexis Velela (Carmel Valley Manchester; San Diego, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (7):Eric Calvillo (Real So Cal; Palmdale, Calif.), Matthew Olosunde (New York Red Bulls Academy; Trenton, N.J.), Logan Panchot (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri; St. Louis, Mo.), Joshua Perez (Fiorentina/ITA; La Habra, Calif.), Christian Pulisic (PA Classics; Hershey, Pa.), Ben Swanson (Columbus Crew Academy; Grove City, Ohio), Alejandro Zendejas (FC Dallas Academy; Allen, Texas)
FORWARDS (5):Pierre Da Silva (New York SC; Port Chester, N.Y.), Joe Gallardo Jr. (Monterrey/MEX; San Diego, Calif.), David Loera (Orlando City Academy; Orlando, Fla.), Elijah Rice (Chicago Magic PSG; Highland Park, Ill.), Haji Wright (LA Galaxy Academy; Los Angeles, Calif.)