The U.S. U18 Men’s National Team is headed to Argentina next week for a 10-day training camp in Buenos Aires. The squad departs on Monday and is scheduled to play three games over the course of the trip.
U18 MNT head coach Omid Namazi called in 20 players for the trip, which includes three players based in Mexico and one based in Sweden. All of the players on the roster are born in 1999 with nine of the 20 born in the first three months of the year.
The trip to Argentina includes games against the academy teams from San Lorenzo and Racing club as well as an international friendly against Uruguay on March 16.
A source close to the team provided TopDrawerSoccer with a look at the roster headed to Argentina.
U.S. U18 Men’s National Team Roster for camp in Buenos Aires
GOALKEEPERS (2): Alex Fetterly (Texas Rush; The Woodlands, Texas), Eric Lopez (LA Galaxy; Westminster, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (7): Jose Alfaro (Monarcas Morelia; West Chicago, Ill.), Daniel Jones (New England Revolution; West Hartford, Conn.), Glademir Mendoza (RSL Arizona; Phoenix, Az.), Matthew Real (Philadelphia Union; Drexel Hill, Pa.), Aedan Stanley (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri; Columbia, Ill.), Angel Uribe (Club Tijuana; Tijuana, Mexico), Carson Vom Steeg (Real So Cal; Santa Barbara, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (5): Raul Aguilera Jr. (Orlando City; Sanford, Fla.), Jonathan Gonzalez (C.F. Monterrey; Santa Rosa, Calif.), Andrew Paoli (San Jose Earthquakes; San Jose, Calif.), Paxton Pomykal (FC Dallas; Lewisville, Texas), Nick Taitague (FC Richmond; Midlothian, Va.)
FORWARDS (6): Arda Bulut (San Jose Earthquakes; Los Gatos, Calif.), Griff Dorsey (Colorado Rush; Evergreen, Col.), Nebiyou Perry (AIK Fotboll; New York, N.Y.), Justin Rennicks (New England Revolution; Boston, Mass.), Kei Tomozawa (Seattle Sounders; Bellevue, Wash.), Aristotle Zarris (RSL Arizona; Casa Grande, Az.)