Four players were released after a preliminary camp and will join their clubs at the 2017 U.S. Soccer Boys' Development Academy Winter Showcase, which runs concurrently with the Nike Friendlies in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, Nov. 30-Dec. 4: D.C. United goalkeeper Khamari Culcleasure, Sporting Kansas City defender Mitchell Eise, Shattuck-Saint Mary's goalkeeper JT Harms and Atlanta United FC forward Daniel Mangarov.
The roster represents the beginning of the new U-17 cycle, which aims to qualify for the 2019 U-17 World Cup.
U.S. U-17 boys national team
U.S. U-17 men’s national team
GOALKEEPERS (4):Damian Las (Chicago Fire academy; Norridge, Ill.), Kashope Oladapo (Portland Timbers academy; Happy Valley, Ore.).
DEFENDERS (7): Axel Alejandre (FC United Soccer Club; Chicago, Ill.), Sebastian Anderson (Colorado Rapids academy; Highlands Ranch, Co.), George Bello (Atlanta United FC; Douglasville, Ga.), Mason Judge (Chargers Soccer Club; Tampa, Fla.), Kenneth Nielsen (Pateadores; Irvine, Calif.), Joseph Scally (New York City FC; Lake Grove, N.Y.).
MIDFIELDERS (5): Joshua Atencio (Seattle Sounders academy; Bellevue, Wash.), Adam Saldana (Real So Cal; Panorama City, Calif.), Gilbert Fuentes Perez (San Jose Earthquakes academy; Tracy, Calif.), Maximilian Goeggel (VfB Stuttgart; San Francisco, Calif.), Peter Stroud (New York Red Bulls; Chester, NJ).
FORWARDS (8):Gianluca Busio (Sporting Kansas City; Greenboro, NC), Julian Gaines (Lonestar Soccer Club; Austin, Tex.), Cade Hagan (Sockers FC; Naperville, Ill.), Diego Lopez (FC Golden State; Chino, Calif.), Alfonso Ocampo Chavez (Seattle Sounders; Fresno, Calif.), Dante Sealy (FC Dallas; Frisco, Tex.), Ray Serrano (Seattle Sounders; Graham, Wash.).
• All players on the roster were born in 2002 besides 2003-born forward Dante Sealy.
2017 Men's Nike International Friendlies
Wednesday, Nov. 29
Brazil vs. Netherlands, 3:30 p.m. ET
USA vs. England, 7 p.m. ET
Friday, Dec. 1
England vs. Brazil, 3:30 p.m. ET
USA vs. Netherlands, 7 p.m. ET
Sunday, Dec. 3
Netherlands vs. England, 1:30 p.m. ET
USA vs. Brazil, 5 p.m. ET
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