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U-18 MNT Participate in Tournament in Portugal


The U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team will leave for Portugal to take part in the Lisbon International Tournament on Tuesday, June 7.

Head Coach Bob Jenkins has called in 18 players. The team will train for four days in Lisbon before facing home team Portugal.

The U-18 Men will also face Poland and Japan during the tournament. The team’s only other international match of the year to date was a 3-2 win over Holland on January 14.

U-18 MNT Schedule
Date          Opponent
June 11      Portugal
June 12      Poland
June 14      Japan

U-18 MNT Roster By Position
GOALKEEPERS (2): Steve Sandbo (Columbus, Ohio), Chris Seitz (San Luis Obispo, Calif.);

DEFENDERS (5): Pav Castaneda (Babylon N.Y.), Greg Folk (Woodland Hills, Calif.), Chris Schuler (Aurora, Ill.), Adam Sloustcher (Pleasanton, Calif.), Jules Valentin (Lancaster, Pa.);

MIDFIELDERS (4): Tony Beltran (Claremont, Calif.), Paul Gerstenberger (Schenectady, N.Y.), Rodrigo Lopez (Santa Barbara, Calif.), Dax McCarty (Maitland, Fla.);

FORWARDS (7): Diego Barrera (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Mike Grella (Glen Cove, N.Y.), Rodrigo Hidalgo (West Palm Beach, Fla.), Jason Leopoldo (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Brian Martin (Milwaukee, Wis.), Johann Smith (Bloomfield, Conn.), Sal Zizzo (San Diego, Calif.).

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