U.S. under-15 boys national team coach Hugo Perez
named an 18-player squad that will participate in the
U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase with matches against the U-15/16 New York Red Bulls, De Anza Force and Weston FC Dec. 12-15 at the Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
The team includes Ernesto Espinoza
, who plays in Tijuana's youth system, and FC Richmond Magic's Nicholas
, who recently trained at Manchester United. U-15 Roster: GOALKEEPERS (2):
(FC Dallas), Carlos Avilez (FC Dallas). DEFENDERS (4):
McKay Eves (San Diego Surf), Kyle Gruno (Philadelphia Union), Antonio Nava (De Anza Force), Sam
Vines (Colorado Rapids). MIDFIELDERS (6):
Jose Alfaro (Chicago Magic PSG), Jose Carranza (D.C. United), Ernesto Espinoza (Club Tijuana/MEX), Roberto
Hernandez (Texas Rush), Nicholas Taitague (FC Richmond Magic), Juan Pablo Torres (Georgia United). FORWARDS (6):
Lucas Del Rosario (CASL), Omir Fernandez
(New York Red Bulls), Jonathan Gonzalez (Atletico Santa Rosa), Jeanpaul Marin (New York Red Bulls), Jesus Nunez (LA Galaxy), Adolfo Trujillo (De Anza Force).