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Matkovich names 18 for Milk Cup

Posted on 22 July 2009 by ASN Staff

U.S. U-18 Men’s National Team head coach Mike Matkovich has named 18 players who will travel to Northern Ireland to participate in the prestigious Milk Cup, an annual event that includes club and international-level competition, from July 22-Aug. 1. The U.S. will play in the Elite Division of the competition against Denmark on July 27, and Germany on July 29, before a placement game on Friday, July 31. Germany was added as a late replacement for Sudan. Also participating in the Elite Division are Bulgaria, Israel and hosts Northern Ireland. Included in the roster is a mix of college and youth players, with one player, Gregory Garza, who is already a professional playing at Sporting CP in Portugal.

U.S. U-18 MNT Milk Cup Schedule
July 27 Denmark Coleraine Showgrounds; Coleraine, Northern Ireland
July 29 Germany Ballymena Showgrounds; Ballymena, Northern Ireland
July 31 Placement Match TBD

U.S. U-18 Milk Cup Roster

GOALKEEPERS (2): Justin Luthy (Boston College; Dublin, Ohio), Zachary MacMath (Maryland; St. Petersburg, Fla.)
DEFENDERS (6): Chad Barson (Akron; Lewis Center, Ohio), Paolo Del Piccolo (Louisville; Lakewood, Colo.), Scott Prozeller (Harvard; Sudbury, Mass.), Jossimar Sanchez (Connecticut; Patterson, N.J.), Kofi Sarkodie (Akron; Huber Heights, Ohio), Zarek Valentin (Akron; Lancaster, Pa.);
MIDFIELDERS (7): Dion Acoff (Arsenal FC; Upland, Calif.), Jose Altamirano (San Diego State; San Diego, Calif.), Miles Byass (Arsenal FC; Highland, Calif.), Gregory Garza (Sporting CP; Grapevine, Texas), Nicholas Millington (Wake Forest; Raleigh, N.C.), Amobi Okugo (UCLA; Sacramento, Calif.), Harrison Petts (Carmel United SC; Zionsville, Ind.)
FORWARDS (3): Will Bates (Virginia; Chester, Va.), Ryan Finley (Duke; Lumberton, N.J.), Hasani Sinclair (South Florida; Coral Springs, Fla.)

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