U.S. U-17s: Ellinger names World Championship roster

U.S. men's under-17 national team coach John Ellinger named his 18-player roster for the 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship in New Zealand Nov. 10-27. Ellinger also named five alternates: goalkeeper Martin Hutton (Spring, Texas), midfielders Ryan Daley (Modesto, Calif.), Justin Detter (White Lake, Mich.) and Danny Bolin (Knoxville, Tenn.), and forward Peter Withers (Portland, Ore.). The official roster will not be submitted until the FIFA deadline of Oct. 31. Here is the U.S. U-17 World Championship Roster:
No. Name Pos. Ht. Birthdate Hometown Last Club/School
1 Countess, Delvin GK 6'1" 1/09/82 Sacramento, Calif. San Juan/Bella Vista HS
18 Cronin, Steve GK 6'1" 5/28/83 Sacramento, Calif. San Juan/Bella Vista HS
4 Akwari, Nelson D 5'11" 2/04/82 Houston, Texas Texans/Strake Jesuits College Prep.
2 Kalso, Kellen D 5'9" 1/16/82 Oxford, Mich. Vardar III/Oxford HS
6 Martin, Greg D 5'8" 1/05/82 Plano, Texas Dallas Comets/Bollettieri S.A
14 Onyewu, Oguchi D 6'2" 5/13/82 Olney, Md. F.C. Potomac/Sherwood HS
17 Trembly, Seth D 5'6" 3/21/82 Littleton, Colo. Colorado Rapids MLS
5 Yi, Alexander D 6'2" 2/27/82 Easton, Md. F.C. Potomac/Bollettieri S.A.
3 Beasley, DaMarcus M 5'7" 5/24/82 Fort Wayne, Ind. LA Galaxy MLS
15 Beckerman, Kyle M 5'10" 4/23/82 Crofton, Md. Conmack United/Arundel HS
7 Cutler, Kenneth M 5'9" 3/08/82 Richmond, Va. Richmond Strikers/D. Freeman HS
9 Gregorio, Adolfo M 5'9" 10/01/82 Hilmar, Calif. Turlock Tornados/Hilmar HS
8 Jackson, Bryan M 5'9" 4/16/82 La Canada, Calif. Claremont Stars/La Canada HS
16 Cila, Jordan F 5'10" 4/11/82 Jericho, N.Y. Commack United/Jericho HS
11 Convey, Bobby F 5'8" 5/27/83 Philadelphia, Penn. F.C. Coppa/W.M. Penn Charter HS
10 Donovan, Landon F 5'9" 3/04/82 Redlands, Calif. Bayer Leverkusen Germany
12 Palomares, Raul F 5'11" 2/06/83 Inglewood, Calif. FC Kaiserslautern Germany
13 Thompson, Abe F 5'11" 1/12/82 Fairfax Station, Md. Braddock Warhawks/Woodson HS
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