Youth: U.S. Club Soccer's id2 National Selection heads to Spain

Eighteen U-14 players from 16 clubs from 11 states comprise the U.S. Club Soccer id2 squad for its March 22-April 3 trip to Spain, where it will compete in the 8th annual Mediterranean International Cup (MIC). The team, which will be coached by Gerry McKeown, includes 12-year-old Alex Alcala of Stockton, California, who is currently at in Mexico City at the Mexican under-15 national team's camp.

Alumni of the id2 National Selection include Christian Pulisic (2012), Jonathan Gonzalez (2013), Tyler Adams (2013), Danny Barbir (2012), Matthew Olosunde (2012), Tommy Redding (2011) and Timothy Weah (2013).

Nylmar Gonzalez (San Rafael, Calif.) Marin FC Alliance (2003)
Nicholas McCune (San Ramon, Calif.) San Ramon FC (2004)

Anders Bordoy (New Kensington, Pa.) Pittsburgh Riverhounds Academy (2004)
Ivan Contreras (Joliet, Ill.) Daredevils SC (2004)
Niall Dunn. (Phoenix, Ariz.) Scottsdale Soccer Blackhawks (2004)
Cristóbal León (Honolulu, Hawaii) Rush Hawaii (2004)
Oliver Nii (Broomfield, Colo.) B-Elite Academy Denver/WOW FC (2004)
Owen Van Marter (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) Tormenta FC (2004)

Logan Calpito (Ewa Beach, Hawaii) Rush Hawaii (2004)
Tatenda Chigede (Tulsa, Okla.) TSC Hurricane (2004)
Juan Gonzalez (Paterson, N.J.) NASA United FC (2004)
Alan Gutierrez (Fresno, Calif.) Red Star Soccer/Central Valley Liberty (2004)
Allan Rodriguez Lopez (Elkhart, Ind.) San Antonio FC (2004)
Brooklyn Raines M Oak Lawn, Ill. Inter FC (2005)

Andrew Dutra (Hanford, Calif.) California Odyssey SC (2004)
Alejandro Alcala (Stockton, Calif.) Stockton TLJ FC (2005)
Dominic Gambone (North Canton, Ohio) Canton United SC (2004)
Kevin Mearse (Glendale, Ariz.) Scottsdale Soccer Blackhawks (2004)

Head of Delegation: Shawn Blakeman (Sacramento, Calif.)
Head Coach: Gerry McKeown (Summit, N.J.)
Assistant Coach: Ian Mork (Petaluma, Calif.)
Goalkeeper Coach: Tyler Stakiwicz (Nutley, N.J.)
U.S. Soccer Scout: Clint Peay (Raleigh, N.C.)

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