U.S. U-16 Boys National Team roster named for IMG Cup
U.S. U-16 Boys National Team head coach Shaun Tsakiris has named a 23-player roster for the IMG Cup, which is being played December 11-19 in Bradenton, Florida.
The team of players born in 2001 and 2002 will open the tournament on December 17 against the Next Gen USA Showcase Select Squad, then will face FC Florida Prep Academy ’00 the following day, before continuing on Monday, December 19 against Miramar United Elite FC.
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U.S. U-16 Boys National Team Roster by Position
Goalkeepers: Nicolas Defritas-Hansen (Weston FC; Southwest Ranches, Florida), David Ochoa (Real Salt Lake; Casa Grande, Ariz.)
Defenders: Julian Araujo (Santa Barbara SC; Lompoc, Calif.), George Bello (Atlanta United FC; Douglassville, Ga.), Nico Benalcazar (NYCFC; Wilton, Conn.), Edward Berumen (Sacramento Republic FC; Salida, Calif.), John Hilton (LA Galaxy; Long Beach, Calif.), Leonardo Sepulveda (LA Galaxy; Corona, Calif.)
Midfielders: Sebastian Berhalter (Crew SC Academy; Westerville, Ohio), Taylor Booth (Real Salt Lake AZ; Eden, Utah), Oscar Cervantes (LA Premier FC ; Indio, Calif.), Justin Haak (NYCFC, Brooklyn, N.Y.), Nelson Martinez (DC United; Woodbridge, Va..), Jonathan Munoz (Sporting Kansas City; Olathe, Kan.), Marcelo Palomino (Houston Dynamo; Houston, Texas), Indiana Vassilev (IMG Academy; Savannah, Ga.)
Forwards: Everson Amaya (DC United; Alexandria, Va.), Azriel Gonzalez (Seattle Sounders FC; Renton, Wash.), Cameron Harper (Pateadores; Newport Beach, Calif.), Ben Ortiz (La Roca; Orem, Utah), Axel Picazo (Philadelphia Union; Round Rock, Tex.), Bryan Reynolds (FC Dallas; Little Elm, Tex.), Gabe Segal (Bethesda SC; Bethesda, Md.)
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