Four players received their first call-up to the youth national team
program for the U.S. under-14 boys national team training camp March 22-30 at U.S. Soccer’s National Training Center in Carson, Calif.
Head coach Tony Lepore called in
forwards Ayo Akinola
(Toronto FC) and Jack Valderrabano
(New York Red Bulls Academy), midfielder Jean-Julien Foe Nuphaus
(San Jose Earthquakes Academy) and goalkeeper Johan Penaranda
Florida’s Weston FC has the most representatives with three players called up: George Acosta
, who participated in both previous U-14 camps this cycle,
, who attended the first camp back in September and Jesus Sahagun
, who took part in the cycle’s
second camp this past February.
Midfielder Christopher Goslin
(United Futbol Academy) returns to the U-14s after being called up for the U-15
national team for its camp in the United Arab Emirates in February. U.S. U-14 Roster: GOALKEEPERS (4):
Alexander Budnik (Sockers FC), Quantrell Jones (Baltimore Celtics), Johan Penaranda (BW Gottschee), Hunter Pinho (PDA). DEFENDERS (9):
Asensio (Georgia United), Zico Bailey (Las Vegas Heat), John Hilton (Chivas USA Academy), Jaylin Lindsey (Charlotte SA), Dorian Morrison (FC Golden State), Ian Murphy (FC Golden State), Tyler Shaver
(NYSC), Chandler Vaughn (D.C. United Academy); Rayshaun McGann (Boca United). MIDFIELDERS (10):
George Acosta (Weston FC), Carlos Anguiano Dias (Chivas
USA Academy), Jake Arteaga (LAFA), Jean-Julien Foe Nuphaus (San Jose Earthquakes Academy), Christopher Goslin (United Futbol Academy), Jacob Muchnick (LA Galaxy Academy), Matteo Ritaccio (BW
Gottschee), Jesus Sahagun (Weston FC), Amos Shapiro-Thompson (New England Revolution Academy), Sean Zawadzki (Crew Soccer Academy). FORWARDS (9):
Akinola (Kia Toronto FC Academy), Andrew Carleton (United Futbol Academy), Jalen James (Dallas Texans), Niccolo Lemoine (Ballistic USC), Nicolas Morillo (Weston FC), Joshua Sargent (St. Louis Scott
Gallagher Missouri), Jack Valderrabano (New York Red Bulls Academy), Timothy Weah (New York Red Bulls Academy), Tristan Weber (LA Galaxy Academy).