23 players called into U.S. U18 MNT camp
The U.S. U18 Men’s National Team is headed to Chula Vista on Saturday, April 23 for the start of the third camp for the 1999 age group of 2016. The U18 MNT’s last camp was in March in Argentina. The group went undefeated in three friendlies in Buenos Aires with wins over clubs San Lorenzo and Racing Club as well as a 2-1 win over Urguay. Nicholas Taitague and Griff Dorsey finishes as joint top scorers from the trip with two goals a piece.
U18 MNT head coach Omid Namazi called in 23 players for the weeklong camp in Chula Vista. All of the players are born in 1999 and only two of them play for clubs outside of the United States.
Take a look at the full roster below, which was provided to TopDrawerSoccer via a source.
DEFENDERS (7): Kyle Gruno (Leicester City; Leicester, UK), Bailey Heller (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, CO), Matthew Real (Philadelphia Union; Drexel Hill, PA), Mark Salas (FC Dallas; Dallas, TX), Aedan Stanley (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri Academy; Columbia, IL), Angel Uribe (Club Tijuana; Tijuana, Mexico), Carson Vom Steeg (Real So Cal; Santa Barbara, CA).
MIDFIELDERS (7): Raul Aguilera Jr. (Orlando City SC Acadmey; Sanford, FL), Jose Carranza (DC United), Anthony Fontana (Philadelphia Union; Newark, Delaware), Andrew Paoli (San Jose Earthquakes; San Jose, CA), Paxton Pomykal (FC Dallas; Highland Village, TX), Brandon Servania (FC Dallas; Dallas, TX), Nicholas Taitague (Carolina Railhawks FC; Midlothian, VA)
FORWARDS (7): Shaft Brewer Jr. (Sacramento Republic FC; Sacramento, CA), Griff Dorsey (Colorado Rush; Evergreen, CO), Landen Haig (Orlando City SC Academy; Melbourne Beach, FL), Thomas Katsiyiannis (Minnesota Thunder; Eden Prairie, MN), Justin Rennicks (New England Revolution Academy; Hamilton, MA), Kei Tomozawa (Seattle Sounders; Bellevue, WA), Aristotle Zarris (Real Salt Lake AZ; Casa Grande, AZ)
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