CHICAGO (March 22, 2013) – U.S. Under-15 Boys’ National Team head coach Tony Lepore has called 32 players for a training camp from March 23-31 at U.S. Soccer’s National Training Center at The Home Depot Center.
All of the players in camp were born in 1998, with 22 currently on a Development Academy roster. Joe Gallardo Jr., was previously a member of Nomads SC before moving to Monterrey, of the Liga MX in Mexico.
Lepore has called on 21 players who were in the previous U-15 BNT camp in January.
U.S. U-15 BNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Abraham Romero (LA Galaxy; Altadena, Calif.), Kevin Silva (PDA; Bethlehem, Pa.), Andrew Verdi (FC DELCO; Ivyland, Pa.)
DEFENDERS (10): Hugo Arellano (Chivas USA; Norwalk, Calif.), Daniel Barbir (PDA; Macungie, Pa.), George Braima (Crew Soccer Academy; Columbus, Ohio), Pierre Da Silva (New York SC; Port Chester, N.Y.), Mason Deeds (New York Red Bulls; Topton, Pa.), Tanner Dieterich (Brentwood 97 Boys Premier; Nashville, Tenn.), Luka Prpa (North Shore United; Wind Lake, Wis.), Alexis Velela (Carmel Valley Manchester; San Diego, Calif.), Brian Zelaya (De Anza Force Academy; San Mateo, Calif.), Gary Zhao (Cincinnati United SC; Mason, Ohio)
MIDFIELDERS (11): Eric Calvillo (Real So Cal; Palmdale, Calif.), Luca De La Torre (San Diego Surf; San Diego Calif.), Alexis Dionicio (Sacramento United, Sacramento, Calif.), Kyle Gurrieri (NJSA 04; Totowa, N.J.), Weston McKennie (FC Dallas; Little Elm, Texas), Matthew Olasunde (New York Red Bulls; Trenton, N.J.), Logan Panchot (SL Scott Gallagher; St. Louis, Mo.), Andrew Perez (Downtown SC Premier; Gardena, Calif.), Emmanuel Perez (FC Florida; Boynton Beach, Fla.), Christian Pulisic (PA Classics; Hershey, Pa.), Alejandro Zendejas (FC Dallas; Allen, Texas)
FORWARDS (8): Joe Gallardo Jr. (Monterrey; San Diego, Calif.), Lagos Kunga (DDYSC 98 Wolves Elite; Atlanta, Ga.), David Loera (Orlando City; Orlando, Fla.), Elijah Rice (Chicago Magic PSG; Highland Park, Ill.), Raheem Taylor-Parkes (Montverde Academy; Wesley Chapel, Fla.), Joshua Perez (Chivas USA; La Habra, Calif.), Sean Teixeira (New York Red Bulls; Trumbull, Conn.), Haji Wright (LA Galaxy; Los Angeles, Calif.)