Javier Perez calls 24 players for U.S. U-18 MNT camp in Carson, Calif.
CHICAGO (Via U.S. Soccer) – U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team head coach Javier Perez has called 24 players to the National Training Center in Carson, California for a domestic training camp, which runs from Oct. 20–26 and features a pair of friendly matches against Canada.
The team will square off with Canada on Friday, Oct. 23 and Sunday Oct. 25.
The U-18s were last in action in August, when they took fifth place in the Open Nordic Cup in Sweden. There the team defeated Faroe Islands 2-0 and Finland 2-1 in the first gathering of the team for this new cycle. Fourteen players from that group are back in for this camp.
The roster includes players from 13 states, with one player, Angel Ureibe coming from Tijuana Mexico. Every player on the roster was born in 1999. Twenty-one players have ties to the U.S. Soccer Development Academy.
Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (4): Carlos Mercado (FC Dallas; Dallas, Texas), Trey Miller (New England Revolution; Monson, Mass.), Brady Scott (De Anza Force; Petaluma, Calif.), Carson Williams (Dallas Texans; Dallas, Texas)
DEFENDERS (7): Calvin Aroh (New England Revolution; Glastonbury, Conn.), Jordi Avila (Kendall SC; Hialeah Gardens, Fla.), Daniel Jones (New England Revolution; West Hartford, Conn.), Gabe Kash (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Metro; Marshall, Ill.), Aedan Stanley (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri; Columbia, Ill.), Angel Uribe (Club Tijuana; Tijuana, Mexico), Carson Vom Steeg (Real So Cal; Santa Barbara, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Raul Aguilera, Jr. (Orlando City; Sanford, Fla.), Jose Carranza (D.C. United; Manassas, Va.), Jack Maher (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Metro; Caseyville, Ill.), Gabriel Paniagua (Kendall SC; Miami, Fla.), Nick Taitague (Richmond FC; Midlothian, Va.), Juan Torres (Georgia United; Lilburn, Ga.)
FORWARDS (7): Lucas del Rosario (Capital Area Railhawks; Durham, N.C.), Griffin Dorsey (Colorado Rush; Evergreen, Col.), Jonathan Gonzalez (C.F. Monterrey; Santa Rosa, Calif.), Jeanpaul Marin (New York Red Bulls; Rego Park, N.Y.), Nebiyou Perry (AIK Fotboll; New York, N.Y.), Justin Rennicks (New England Revolution; Boston, Mass.), Aristotle Zarris (RSL Arizona; Casa Grande, Az.)