[JOSIP KATALINSKI INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT]
Three foreign-based players -- Joe Gallardo
(Monterrey), Luca de la Torre
(Fulham) and Daniel Barbir
(training at Manchester City) -- are among the players included in the U.S. U-17's
22-player squad for the Josip Katalinski International Tournament that begins Thursday in Sarajevo. Weston McKennie
, who has been part of U.S.
Soccer’s Residency Program, rejoins the team after last taking part in the 2013 Nike International Friendlies.
The USA will open against the Montenegro U-17 national team Thursday
and play the Sarajevo select team the following day. In the other group are the Bosnia U-17 national team, Belgrade select and the Macedonia U-17 national team. The U-17s will also play two friendly
matches against the Croatia U-17 national team in Zagreb. U.S. U-17 Roster: GOALKEEPERS (2):
Pulisic (Richmond Strikers; Mechanicsville, Va.), Kevin Silva (PDA; Bethlehem, Pa.) DEFENDERS (8):
Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls Academy; Wappingers
Falls, N.Y.), Hugo Arellano (Chivas USA Academy; Norwalk, Calif.), Daniel Barbir (Unattached; Allentown, Pa.), Tanner Dieterich (TN Soccer Club; Nashville, Tenn.), Edwin Lara (De Anza Force; San
Leandro, Calif.), John Nelson (Internationals; Medina, Ohio), Matthew Olosunde (New York Red Bulls Academy; Trenton, N.J.), Alexis Velela (San Diego Surf; San Diego, Calif.) MIDFIELDERS (6):
George Braima (Crew Soccer Academy; Columbus, Ohio), Eric Calvillo (Real So Cal; Palmdale, Calif.), Luca de la Torre (Fulham; San Diego, Calif.),
Thomas McCabe (PDA; South Orange, N.J.), Christian Pulisic (PA Classics; Hershey, Pa.), Alejandro Zendejas (FC Dallas Academy; El Paso, Texas) FORWARDS (6):
Pierre Da Silva (New York Soccer Club; Port Chester, N.Y.), McKinze Gaines (Lonestar SC; Austin, Texas), Joe Gallardo (Monterrey; San Diego, Calif.), Weston McKennie (FC Dallas Academy; Little
Elm, Texas), Elijah Rice (Chicago Magic PSG; Highland Park, Ill.), Haji Wright (LA Galaxy Academy; Los Angeles, Calif.).