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Global Aug 09, 2016

U.S. U-18 Men’s National Team set for Czech Republic tournament

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CHICAGO (Via U.S. Soccer) – The U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team will compete in the Vaclav Jezek Tournament in the Czech Republic from Aug. 10-21.

The USA will open the tournament against Slovakia on Aug. 16, then play Hungary on Aug. 17, and finish group play against Russia on Aug. 19.

U-20 MNT head coach Omid Namazi named 20 players to the roster, all of who were born in 1999.

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The USA will look to continue its winning streak after defeating Chivas (4-0), Universidad de Guadalajara (4-1) and Atlas (1-0) during a training camp in Mexico in early June.

Roster by Position

GOALKEEPERS (2): Cameron Douglas (Sacramento Republic; Granite Bay, Calif.), Brady Scott (De Anza Force; Petaluma, Calif.)

DEFENDERS (6): Kyle Gruno (Leicester City; Saddle River, N.J.), Daniel Jones (New England Revolution; West Hartford, Conn.), Jack Maher (St. Louis Scott Gallagher; Caseyville, Ill.), Matthew Real (Philadelphia Union; Drexel Hill, Pa.), Aedan Stanley (Saint Louis FC; Columbia, Ill.), Carson Vom Steeg (Real So Cal; Santa Barbara, Calif.)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Jose Carranza (DC United; Manassas, Va.), Jonathan Gonzalez (C.F. Monterrey; Santa Rosa, Calif.), Andrew Paoli (San Jose Earthquakes; San Jose, Calif.), Paxton Pomykal (FC Dallas; Highland Village, Texas), Brandon Servania (FC Dallas; Birmingham, Ala.), Nick Taitague (Unattached; Midlothian, Va.)

FORWARDS (6): Shaft Brewer (Sacramento Republic; Sacramento, Calif.), Griffin Dorsey (Colorado Rush; Evergreen, Colo.), Ernesto Espinoza (Club Tijuana; San Diego, Calif.), Nebiyou Perry (AIK Fotboll; New York, N.Y.), Justin Rennicks (New England Revolution; Hamilton, Mass.), Aristotle Zarris (Unattached; Sarasota, Fla.)

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