U.S. men's national team names U-20 roster for tournament in Spain
U-20 U.S. Men's National Team coach Tab Ramos has named his roster for the team's upcoming trip to Spain. The team will compete in the U-21 International National Teams Football Tournament from Nov. 12 to Nov. 18.
Of the 20 players listed on the roster, 17 have been called up in the past two years.
Cameron Carter-Vickers, a 16-year-old center back with Tottenham's youth academy, is making his first U-20 appearance. He had previously been capped at the U-18 level and was in the starting lineup for the United States' U-23 match against Brazil in October.
Carter-Vickers is one of many players on the roster affiliated with European clubs. Others have ties to clubs in MLS or Mexico. Joel Soñora, an 18-year-old midfielder, plays for Argentine side Boca Juniors. Only one player, defender Shaquell Moore, is unattached. Moore had previously been in FC Dallas' youth academy.
The team's first game is against Russia on Nov. 12, followed by games against Ireland on Nov. 15 and Canada on Nov. 18.
The full roster is below:
GOALKEEPERS (2) : Santiago Castaño (New York Red Bulls; Union City, N.J.), Ethan Horvath (Molde FK; Highlands Ranch, Colo.)
DEFENDERS (7): Cameron Carter-Vickers (Tottenham Hotspur; Westcliff on Sea, England), Luis Martir (Chivas Guadalajara; Los Angeles, Calif.), Matthew Miazga (New York Red Bulls; Clifton, N.J.), Shaquell Moore (Unattached; Powder Springs, Ga.), Tommy Redding (Orlando City; Oviedo, Fla.), John Requejo (Club Tijuana; Carpinteria, Calif.), Tyler Turner (Orlando City; West Haven, Conn.)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas; Plano, Texas), Russell Canouse (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim; Lancaster, Pa.), Junior Flores (Borussia Dortmund; Manassas Park, Va.), Romain Gall (Columbus Crew; Herndon, Va.), Lynden Gooch (Sunderland AFC; Santa Cruz, Calif.), Emerson Hyndman (Fulham; Dallas, Texas), Joel Soñora (CA Boca Juniors; Buenos Aires, Argentina)
FORWARDS (4): Amando Moreno (Club Tijuana; Morganville, N.J.), Andrija Novakovich (Reading FC; Muskego, Wis.), Tommy Thompson (San Jose Earthquakes; Loomis, Calif.), Dembakwi Yomba (Atlético Madrid; Lithonia, Ga.)
- Dan Gartland