USA U-23 team adds Okwuono, Metzger ahead of Bosnia friendly

Wednesday March 25th, 2015

The U.S. men's under-23 national team has added two more players to its roster ahead of a friendly against Bosnia and Herzegovina, US Soccer announced.

Under-23 head coach Andi Herzog added defender Boyd Okwuonu and midfielder Dan Metzger to the team, which is currently training in Bosnia. 

Okwuonu played college soccer at North Carolina, where he earned first-team All-ACC honors three times. He also played for the U.S. U-17, U-18 and U-20 teams. Real Salt Lake selected Okwuounu with the 27th pick in the MLS draft in January. 

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Metzger played four years at Maryland, where he was named to the All-ACC first team in 2013. He was drafted 42nd overall by D.C. United in January.

The U-23 team is set to face Denmark on March 31 after the Bosnia friendly on Friday.

- Erick Fernandez

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