U.S. Futsal National Team Roster Announced for Trip to Argentina
Head Coach Keith Tozer Calls 14 Players for Foreign Camp Aug. 23-Sept. 3
CHICAGO (Aug. 12, 2014) – The U.S. Futsal National Team has named its 14-man roster for a foreign training camp in Argentina Aug. 23-Sept. 3 that will include multiple friendlies against Argentina and club teams in the area.
The Futsal National Team last gathered for a domestic training camp June 9-15 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and played two friendlies against France, losing the first match 5-3 on June 12 and winning the second 5-2 on June 14.
The current roster features 14 players from 12 different states, including one from Brazil and another from Liberia. John Leisman is the youngest player on the team at 16 years old, while Jeff Richey, 36, is the oldest.
GOALKEEPERS (2): Jeff Richey (St. Louis Ambush; Fort Wayne, Ind.), Danny Waltman (Missouri Comets; Seattle, Wash.)
DEFENDERS (2): Brian Harris (Missouri Comets; Edwardsville, Ill.), Patrick Healey (Baltimore Blast; Bel Air, Md.)
MIDFIELDERS (5): James Murphy (PDA; Scotch Plains, N.J.), Bryan Perez (Missouri Comets; Miami, Fla.), Nelson Santana (Syracuse Silver Knights; Santa Clara, Calif.), John Sosa (Missouri Comets; Lee’s Summit, Mo.), Philip Suprise (Milwaukee Wave; Milwaukee, Wis.)
FORWARDS (5): Kraig Chiles (San Diego Sockers; San Diego, Calif.), Leo Gibson (Missouri Comets; Monrovia, Liberia), Nic Jaimes (Sporting Kansas City; Overland Park, Kans.), John Leisman (Sporting Kansas City; Kansas City, Mo.), Lucas Roque (Baltimore Blast; Sao Paulo, Brazil)