CHICAGO, Ill. (November 20, 2006) - The U.S. Under-14 Boys’ National Team will participate in the US Youth Soccer ODP Thanksgiving Interregional from Nov. 23-27 at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
U.S. head coach Manny Schellscheidt and his five assistant coaches will split the 36 players on the roster into two teams – USA Grey and USA Blue – that will compete against the four regional teams at the event.
The players and staff will arrive on Wednesday, Nov. 22 and train for two days before kicking off the event with their first games on Saturday, Nov. 25, when USA Blue will take on Region I and USA Grey will face Region IV. The following day, USA Blue will go up against Region II and USA Grey will meet Region III. On Monday, Nov. 27 the two U.S. squads will face off against each other.
U-14 BNT Roster – Thanksgiving Interregional
GOALKEEPERS (4): Devin Cook (Round Rock, Texas), Jack Falle (Lilburn, Ga.), Max Kurtzman (Haveford, Pa.), Ian O’Brien (Cardinal, Va.)
DEFENDERS (10): David Caban (Kenosha, Wis.), Roy Cabrera (Wilingboro, N.J.), George Fradenburg (Belden, Miss.), Alfred Koroma (Euless, Texas), Boyd Okwuonu (Edmond, Okla.), Timothy Parker (Hicksville, N.Y.), Matthias Scheeleigh (Mendham, N.J.), Scott Thompson (Brick, N.J.), Zachery Wenger (Baltimore, Md.), Walker Zimmerman (Lawrenceville, Ga.)
MIDFIELDERS (14): Angel Ayala (Long Beach, Calif.), Samuel Coleman (Norman, Okla.), Nathanael Eggleston (Chevy Chase, Md.), Christian Johnson (New York, N.Y.), Luis Medina (Waukegan, Ill.), William Packwood (Concord, Mass.), Kevin Pahl (Lakeland, Fla.), Victor Pineda (Bolingbrook, Ill.), Jonathan Ray (Durham, N.C.), Joe Shinsky (York, Pa.), Sekani Sinclair (Coral Springs, Fla.), Caleb Stanko (Holly, Mich.), Tyler Thompson (Loomis, Calif.), William Trapp (Gahanna, Ohio)
FORWARDS (8): Samuel Adjei (Newark, N.J.), Dominic Bonilla (Norman, Okla.), Scott Cohen (Studio City, Calif.), Joaquin Del Rosario (Durham, N.C.)., Kevin Hoyos (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.), Tommy Jaeger (Centennial, Colo.), Gabriel Rivera (La Mirada, Calif.), Melvin Snoh (Downingtown, Pa.)
U-14 BNT Schedule – USYS Thanksgiving Interregional
Nov. 25 USA Blue vs. Region I
Nov. 25 USA Grey vs. Region IV
Nov. 26 USA Blue vs. Region II
Nov. 26 USA Grey vs. Region III
Nov. 27 USA Blue vs. USA Grey