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U-17 MNT to Play Match in Jamaica, Practice in Qualifying Stadium

On Wed., Feb. 14, the U-17 ’90 Men’s National Team will travel to Kinston, Jamaica, where they will play one match against the Jamaica All-Stars (Feb. 16). Along with the match, the four-day trip will be beneficial for the U-17s as they will have the chance to practice in the National Stadium, the location for all the Group B games of the CONCACAF Under-17 Final Round Qualifying Tournament, which will take place from April 28-May 6. Alongside the U.S. and Jamaica in Group B are Canada, Costa Rica and Trinidad & Tobago. The top three finishers in the round-robin tournament will advance to the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup in South Korea. This past week, the U-17s fell to three MLS teams – Chicago Fire, D.C. United and the N.Y. Red Bulls – currently holding their pre-season in Bradenton, Fla. One additional player will be added to the roster prior to departure.

U-17 MNT Results/Schedule
Date         Opponent                   Result
Feb. 7      D.C. United                 0-2 L
Feb. 10    Chicago Fire              0-2 L
Feb. 10    N.Y. Red Bulls           0-4 L
Feb. 16    Jamaica All-Stars

U-17 MNT Roster
GOALKEEPERS (2): Josh Lambo (Middleton, Wis.), Zac MacMath (St. Petersburg, Fla.);
DEFENDERS (5): Mykell Bates (Roseville, Calif.), Howard Turk (Fairfax, Va.), Matthew Uy (New Hyde Park, N.Y.), Sheanon Williams (Boston, Mass.)
MIDFIELDERS (9): Alex Dixon (Humble, Texas), Jared Jeffrey (Dallas, Texas), Greg Garza (Grapevine, Texas), Ryan Gracia (Rockville, Md.), Axel Levry (Fort Washington, Md.), Jesse Paredes (Los Angeles, Calif.), Dane Shea (College Station, Texas), Kirk Urso (Lombard, Ill.), Daniel Wenzel (Federal Way, Wash.)
FORWARDS (4): Bryan Dominguez (Atlanta, Ga.), Ellis McLoughlin (Seattle, Wash.), Alex Nimo (Portland, Ore.), Billy Schuler (Allentown, N.J.)