Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Heavy U.S. influence to El Salvador squad
June 9th, 2013 12:30AM
Subscribe to Youth Soccer Reporter

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men, development academy, high school boys, real salt lake, under-20 world cup

MOST COMMENTED

[UNDER-20 WORLD CUP] Four players from the Washington-Baltimore area, three who spent time with Texas Rush as part of a multi-sport exchange program, a former Development Academy star from Utah and a former Florida youth star are among the players El Salvador called up for the Under-20 World Cup that begins next month in Turkey.

Former U.S. U-18 Romilio Hernandez, who plays for Baltimore Bays Chelsea, is headed to Louisville in the fall.Benjamin Diaz plays at the University of District of Columbia, while attended JC power Louisburg College and Bernardo MajanoCarlos Canas is a senior at Woodson High School in Northern Virginia and plans to attend Longwood College in the fall.

Kevin Barahona, Diego Coca and Giovanni Zavaleta also moved to Rush as part of an international exchange program between Rush and FESA, a multi-sport program to provide opportunities for Salvadoran youth.

Former Real Salt Lake AZ academy star Maikon Orellana, who moved to Denmark's Brondby last year, was a late call-up for El Salvador, which has been training in the USA to prepare for the Under-20 World Cup.

Born in El Salvador to parents from Argentina and raised in Florida, Tomas Granitto played for FGCU in 2011.

Goalkeepers:
Rolando Morales (Turin)
Adolfo Menendez (FAS)
Carlos Canas (Woodson H.S.)
Defenders:
Kevin Ayala (Turin)
Giovanni Zavaleta (Turin)
Miguel Lemus (Turin)
Marvin Baumgartner (FC Zurich/Switzerland)
Oliver Ayala (Leon/Mexico)
Midfielders:
Kevin Barahona (Turin)
Rene Gomez (Turin)
Diego Coca (Turin)
Jose Villavicencio (Turin)
Tomas Granitto (unattached)
Oscar Rodriguez(San Jose Sacare)
Bernardo Majano (Louisburg College)
Benjamin Diaz (University of the District of Columbia)
Romilio Hernandez(Baltimore Bays Chelsea)
Forwards:
Jairo Henriquez (Turin)
Jose Pena (Turin)
Roberto Alexis Gonzalez
Maikon Orellana (Brondby/DEN



2 comments
  1. Luis Arreola
    commented on: June 10, 2013 at 10:48 a.m.
    How many total from USA??
  1. Luis Arreola
    commented on: June 11, 2013 at 4:45 p.m.
    1/2 of these players are from one club, Turin, that has a team in 2nd and 3rd division. It is clear that they are comitted to new young talent exposure and it is paying off. They are in a good positition to move up to 1st division. 1st U20 W.C. for them. Coincidence??

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Youth Soccer Reporter
Roster: U.S. U-20 men's team set for NTC Invitational    
U.S. men's U-20 national team coach Tab Ramos has named a 21-player roster for the 2016 ...
Rankings: Girls Top 20 Spring High School Final    
Tulsa, Oklahoma's Union High School finished atop the USA TODAY & NSCAA Final Girls High School ...
Rankings: Boys Top 20 Spring High School Final    
Birmingham, Alabama's Oak Mountain finished atop the USA TODAY & NSCAA Final Boys High School National ...
U.S. U-19 women score 10 in three games in New Zealand    
The U.S. U-19 women's national team played three games against New Zealand's U-20s and won twice, ...
Development Academy Playoffs: 22 clubs qualify for both age groups    
The 2015-16 U.S. Soccer Development Academy playoffs take place June 22-26 in Frisco, Texas. Twenty-two clubs ...
U.S. U-19 women beat New Zealand    
The University of Oregon's Marissa Everett scored both goals for the U.S. U-19 women's national team ...
Reyna and Fuentes strike for U.S. U-15 boys in Croatia    
The U.S. U-15 boys national team, coached by Dave van den Bergh, fell to host Croatia ...
U.S. U-19 women train in New Zealand    
U.S. U-19 women's national team coach Jitka Klimkova has taken a 20-player squad to New Zealand ...
U.S. U-17 girls beat Switzerland's U-19 team    
The Colorado Rush's Civana Kuhlmann scored twice and assisted as the U.S. U-17 girls national team ...
Michael Hoyer is new AYSO National Executive Director    
Michael Hoyer has been named National Executive Director of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), succeeding ...
>> Youth Soccer Reporter Archives