The U.S. under-19 men’s youth national team will face Malta, Croatia and Scotland at the Slovenia Nations Cup Sept. 16-28.
Coach Marko Mitrovic has called 20 players to Slovenia, 10 born in 2004 and 10 born in 2005. All 20 players are age-eligible for the 2023 Under-20 World Cup.
Goalkeeper Antonio Carrera (FC Dallas) and defender Noah Allen (photo, Inter Miami) played for the USA when it won the 2022 Concacaf U-20 Championship to qualify for the 2023 Under-20 World Cup and 2024 Olympics.
U-19 MYNT Roster:
Goalkeepers (2): Antonio Carrera (FC Dallas), Emmanuel Ochoa (San Jose Earthquakes)
Defenders (7): Noah Allen (Inter Miami), Reed Baker-Whiting (Seattle Sounders), Alexander Freeman (Orlando City), Kobi Henry (Reims/FRA), Nolan Norris (FC Dallas academy), Thomas Williams (Orlando City), Joshua Wynder (Louisville City)
Midfielders (7): Esmir Bajraktarevic (New England Revolution), Benjamin Cremaschi (Inter Miami academy), Zach Booth (Leicester City/ENG), Bryan Moyado (LAFC academy), Sergio Oregel Jr. (Chicago Fire), Jack Panayotou (Georgetown Univ.), Marcel Ruszel (Torino/ITA), Owen Wolff (Austin FC)
Forwards (4): Favian Loyola (Orlando City B), Rodrigo Neri (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Oluwakorede Osundina (Orange County SC), Marcos Zambrano-Delgado (Philadelphia Union academy)
2022 Slovenia Nations Cup Schedule:
Wednesday, Sept. 21. USA vs. Malta, 1 p.m. ET
Friday, Sept. 23. USA vs. Croatia, 1 p.m. ET
Tuesday, Sept. 27. USA vs. Scotland, 11 a.m. ET