[TOURNOI DE LIMOGES] The U.S. under-18 men’s national team for the Tournoi de Limoges in France includes three European-based players: Emerson Hyndman (Fulham), Rubio Rubin (FC Utrecht) and Kyle Scott (Chelsea).
The USA will face the U-18 teams from the Czech Republic, France and Poland Oct. 9-13. All matches will take place at Parc Municipal des Sports de Beaublanc in Limoges.
It will be the
first tournament for the current cycle of players that will prepare for the 2015 CONCACAF Championship. Six of the players on the roster were born in 1997, while 12 were born in 1996.
U.S. U-18 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Jeff Caldwell (NC Fusion), JT Marcinkowski (San Jose Earthquakes Acad.)
DEFENDERS (5): Conor Donovan (Capital Area RailHawks), Chase Gasper (Bethesda Olney), Shaquell Moore (IMG Academy), Erik Palmer-Brown (Sporting KC), Tommy
Redding (Chicago Magic PSG)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Mukwelle Akale (Minnesota Thunder Acad.), Corey Baird (Real Salt Lake AZ), Emerson Hyndman (Fulham/ENG),
Kyle Scott (Chelsea/ENG), Ben Swanson (Crew Soccer Academy), Tyler Turner (IMG Academy)
FORWARDS (5): Andrija Novakovich (Chicago Magic PSG), Rubio Rubin
(FC Utrecht/NED), Ahinga Selemani (CSA Wolves), Alan Winn (Solar Chelsea), Dembakwi Yomba (Concorde Fire).