USA Futsal National Team Heads to Argentina in Preparation for World Cup Qualifying

USA Will Face Argentina’s Senior Team and U-20s in a Set of Friendlies

CHICAGO (March 18, 2016) – The U.S. Futsal National Team will head to Argentina for an international training camp. The team will also take part in a series of friendlies against Argentina’s Under-20 FNT and senior FNT in Buenos Aires.

Head coach Keith Tozer has named a 15-player roster for the international camp and friendlies.

These games will help the team as it prepares for the 2016 CONCACAF Futsal Championship set to take place from May 4-14 in Costa Rica. The USA will face Canada in a set of play-in matches to start their World Cup Qualifying journey, with the first match on May 4 and the second on May 6, both kicking off at 10 p.m. ET. The winning team of the play-in matches will be placed in Group B with host Costa Rica, Curacao and Cuba.

USA Training Camp Schedule
March 24: USA vs. Argentina U-20
March 25: USA vs. Argentina U-20
March 27: USA vs. Argentina
March 28: USA vs. Argentina

ROSTER BY POSITION:

GOALKEEPERS (2): Joseph Kapinos (Cedar Rapids Rampage), Daniel Waltman (Tacoma Stars)

DEFENDERS (4): Sterling Hancock (IFK Stockaryd/Rörviks IF), Lucas Mohageg (Unattached), Miguel Muniz (Segosala), Alexander Tozer (Cedar Rapids Rampage)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Alan Acevedo (Unattached), Andrew Ducker (Detroit Waza Flo), Gordon Gurson (Cedar Rapids Rampage), Edward Manella (Unattached), Antonio Manfut (Syracuse Silver Knights), Daniel Mattos (Detroit Waza Flo)

FORWARDS (3): Taylor Bond (Chicago Mustangs), Alexander Megson (Cedar Rapids Rampage), Joseph Tavernese (Syracuse Silver Knights)