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Global Oct 01, 2015

Boyd Okwuonu replaces Eric Miller on Men’s Olympic Qualifying roster

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CHICAGO (Via U.S. Soccer) – U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team defender Boyd Okwuonu has been added to the Olympic Qualifying Roster to replace Eric Miller, who returned to the Montreal Impact due to injury.

CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship rules allow for the replacement of injured players up to 24 hours prior to the first tournament match. Miller returned to his club due to a groin injury and Okwuonu was added to the roster as his replacement last night before the deadline.

Okwuonu has made eight appearances with the U-23’s this year.

GOALKEEPERS (3): Charlie Horton (Leeds; Cleveland Ohio), Ethan Horvath (Molde; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Zack Steffen (Freiburg; Downington, Pa.).
DEFENDERS (5): Cameron Carter-Vickers (Tottenham Hotspur; Westcliff on Sea, England), Matt Miazga (New York Red Bulls; Clifton, N.J.), Boyd Okwuonu (Real Salt Lake; Edmund, Okla.), William Packwood (Unattached; Concord, Mass.), Dillon Serna (Colorado Rapids; Brighton, Colo.)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Fatai Alashe (San Jose Earthquakes; Northville, Mich.), Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield; Arlington, Va.), Luis Gil (Real Salt Lake; Garden Grove, Calif.), Emerson Hyndman (Fulham; Dallas, Texas), Marc Pelosi (San Jose Earthquakes; Sunnyvale, Calif.), Matt Polster (Chicago Fire; Milwaukee, Wis.), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC; Gahanna, Ohio), Gedion Zelalem (Rangers; Bethesda, Md.)
FORWARDS (4): Alonso Hernandez (C.D. Juarez; El Paso, Texas), Jerome Kiesewetter (VfB Stuttgart; Berlin, Germany), Jordan Morris (Stanford; Mercer Island, Wash.), Maki Tall (FC Sion; Washington, D.C.)

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