U.S. head coach under-17 men’s national team Richie Williams has named a 20-player roster for the 2014 Nike International Friendlies.
The USA kicks off the tournament against
England at 6 p.m. ET on Friday, Nov. 28, at the Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. All six games at the Nike International Friendlies are live on ussoccer.com
The USA’s roster features 16 of the 20 players who were members of the U-17 squad that won the 2013 tournament.
the returning USA players are midfielder Christian Pulisic
, last year’s tournament MVP, 2013 Golden Boot winner Haji
and Golden Glove winner Kevin Silva
. Pulisic has 14 goals and seven assists in 18 international games this year. Wright is the leading goal scorer
with 18 goals in 19 matches. Silva is 7-1-2 this year with four shutouts and a 1.19 GAA. U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team Roster: GOALKEEPERS (2):
1-Kevin Silva (PDA), 12-William Pulisic (Richmond United). DEFENDERS (8):
2-Matthew Olosunde (New York
Red Bulls Academy), 3-John Nelson (Internationals), 4-Alexis Velela (San Diego Surf), 5-Hugo Arellano (LA Galaxy Academy), 13-Logan Panchot (St. Louis Scott Gallagher MO), 14-Daniel Barbir (West
Bromwich Albion/ENG), 15-Tanner Dieterich (Real Salt Lake AZ), 19-Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls Academy) MIDFIELDERS (6):
6-Eric Calvillo (Real So Cal),
8-Luca De La Torre (Fulham/ENG), 9-Alejandro Zendejas (FC Dallas), 10-Christian Pulisic (Unattached), 16-Thomas McCabe (PDA), 20-Keegan Kelly (Baltimore Celtic) FORWARDS (4):
7-Haji Wright (Unattached), 11-Josh Perez (Unattached), 17-McKinze Gaines (Lonestar SC), 18-Pierre Da Silva (New York SC)