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Rongen names 18 for Spain

Posted on 28 October 2008 by ASN Staff

U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team head coach Thomas Rongen has named 18 players that will travel to Madrid, Spain from Nov. 15-23. The team will play games against club teams, with dates and opponents to be confirmed.

The squad boasts nine professional players who play in seven different leagues around the world, including a pair from Germany’s Hertha Berlin in Bryan Arguez and Alfredo Morales and a duo from Major League Soccer’s FC Dallas in Josh Lambo and Anthony Wallace. Tristan Bowen of the Los Angeles Galaxy, Jorge Flores of Chivas USA and Abdusalam Ibrahim from Toronto FC round out the MLS contingent.

All five of the domestically-based youth players play for clubs from the U.S. Soccer Development Academy. Gale Agbossoumonde (IMG), Anthony Arena (Crossfire Premier), U-17 Residency player Earl Edwards (La Jolla Nomads), Josh Hernandez (FC Dallas Juniors) and Zarek Valentin (PA Classics) each represent a different Academy club.

U.S. U-20 MNT Roster

GOALKEEPERS (2): Earl Edwards (La Jolla Nomads SC; San Diego, Calif.), Josh Lambo (FC Dallas-MLS)

DEFENDERS (5): Gale Agbossoumonde (IMG Academy; Syracuse, N.Y.), Anthony Arena (Crossfire Premier; Kenmore, Wash.), Kyle Davies (Southampton FC – ENG), Zarek Valentin (PA Classics; Lancaster, Pa.), Anthony Wallace (FC Dallas-MLS)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Bryan Arguez (Hertha Berlin-GER), Jorge Flores (Chivas USA-MLS), Gregory Garza (Sporting Lisbon-POR), Josh Hernandez (FC Dallas Juniors U-18; Dallas, Texas), Jared Jeffrey (Club Brugge-BEL), Alfredo Morales (Hertha Berlin-GER), Giuseppe Nazzani (Reggio Emilia – ITA)

FORWARDS (4): Vincenzo Bernardo (SSC Napoli-ITA), Tristan Bowen (Los Angeles Galaxy-MLS), Abdusalam Ibrahim (Toronto FC-MLS), Jose Torres (Loros de Colina-MEX)

Head Coach: Thomas Rongen

1 Comments For This Post

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