U-17 MNT Off to Paris, France for Eight-Day Foreign Training Camp
The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team is en route to Paris, France for an eight-day foreign training camp that will include three matches.
Nov. 3, 2008
The foreign training camp is part of the team's preparations as they attempt to qualify for their 14th consecutive FIFA Under-17 World Cup in April or May, when the qualifying tournament will be held in Mexico. Dates and venues for that tournament will be announced at a later date. The U.S. is the only country to have qualified for every edition of the tournament since its inception in 1985.
U-17 MNT Roster by Position
GOALKEEPERS (3): Samir Badr (Bethesda Roadrunners; Fairfax, Va.), Earl Edwards (La Jolla Nomads; San Diego), Spencer Richey (Crossfire Premier; Seattle)
DEFENDERS (9): Michael Ambrose (Texas Fire; El Paso, Texas), Julio Arjona (D.C. United Academy; Germantown, Md.), Zachary Herold (West Pines United; Port St. Lucie, Fla.), Perry Kitchen (Chicago Magic; Indianapolis), Boyd Okwuonu (Tulsa Thunder; Edmond, Okla.), Emilio Orozco (Rampage FC; Oxnard, Calif.), Tyler Polak (Capital Soccer Academy; Lincoln, Neb.), Jared Watts (North Meck Storm; Statesville, N.C.), Eriq Zavaleta (FC Pride; Westfield, Ind.)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Dustin Corea (East Side United; Milwaukee, Ore.), Andrew Craven (First Coast Kicks; St. Simons Island, Ga.), Sean Davis (Matchfit Academy; Holmdel, N.J.), Bryan Duran (Latino Americana; Duncanville, Texas), Luis Gil (Pateadores; Garden Grove, Calif.), Joseph Gyau (FC DELCO; Silver Spring, Md.), George Malki (SC Delsol Extreme; Scottsdale, Ariz.), Erik Stephenson (San Diego Surf; Del Mar, Calif.)
FORWARDS (4): John Agudelo (NY Red Bulls Academy; Barnegat, N.J.), Stefan Jerome (West Pines United; Davie, Fla.), Jack McInerney (Cobb SC; Alpharetta, Ga.), Soony Saad (Vardar SC; Dearborn, Mich.)