CHICAGO (April 22, 2016) – U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team head coach Omid Namazi has called in 23 players to camp at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California.
The camp will run from April 23-30 and include friendly matches against youth teams from nearby club teams Club Tijuana of Mexico on April 26 and San Diego Nomads on April 29.
The U-18s are coming off a three-game win streak during their international training camp in Buenos Aires, Argentina last month. The U.S. defeated San Lorenzo (2-1), Racing Club (3-2), and Uruguay (2-1).
Namazi and the team will be preparing for their next trio of games in Guadalajara, Mexico from May 28-June 8.
U.S. Under-18 MNT Roster by Postion:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Andrew Morrison (Texans SC Houston; Kingwood, Texas), Brady Scott (De Anza Force Academy; Petaluma, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (7): Kyle Gruno (Leicester City; Leicester, England), Bailey Heller (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Matthew Real (Philadelphia Union; Drexel Hill, Pa.), Mark Salas (FC Dallas; Dallas, Texas), Aedan Stanley (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri Academy; Columbia, Ill.), Angel Uribe (Club Tijuana; Tijuana, Mexico), Carson Vom Steeg (Real So Cal; Santa Barbara, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Raul Aguilera Jr. (Orlando City SC Acadmey; Sanford, Fla.), Jose Carranza (DC United; Manassas, Va.), Anthony Fontana (Philadelphia Union; Newark, Del.), Andrew Paoli (San Jose Earthquakes; San Jose, Calif.), Paxton Pomykal (FC Dallas; Highland Village, Texas), Brandon Servania (FC Dallas; Dallas, Texas), Nicholas Taitague (Carolina RailHawks FC; Midlothian, Va.)
FORWARDS (7): Shaft Brewer Jr. (Sacramento Republic FC; Sacramento, Calif.), Griffin Dorsey (Colorado Rush; Evergreen, Colo.), Landen Haig (Orlando City SC Academy; Melbourne Beach, Fla.), Thomas Katsiyiannis (Minnesota Thunder; Eden Prairie, Minn.), Justin Rennicks (New England Revolution Academy; Hamilton, Mass.), Kei Tomozawa (Seattle Sounders; Bellevue, Wash.), Aristotle Zarris (Real Salt Lake AZ; Casa Grande, Ariz.)