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REPORT: USA U-15s heading to Croatia

A short trip.

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J.R. Eskilson of Top Drawer Soccer reports that the U.S. under-15 national team is headed to Croatia, and will play some friendlies during the trip.

The U-15s, led by Dave van den Bergh, recently won the 2016 International Festival of Futbol in Argentina.

The roster features six players with connections to MLS academies and seven players from California.

Roster for the trip included below:

Goalkeepers (3): Alex Bobocea (NYRB; Glenn Oaks, N.Y.), Aaron Cervantes (LA Galaxy; Chino Hills, Calif.), Damian Las (Chicago Magic; Norridge, Ill.)

Defenders (7): Axel Alejandre (Chicago Fire North; Chicago, Ill.), Sebastian Anderson (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), George Bello (Ambush; Douglasville, Ga.), Maximilian Goeggel (Ballistic United; San Francisco, Calif.), Kenny Nielsen (Pateadores, Irvine, Calif.), Jake O'Connor (CASL; Cary, N.C.), Peter Stroud (New York Red Bulls; Chester, N.J.)

Midfielders (6): Efrain Alvarez (LA Galaxy; Los Angeles, Calif.), Gianluca Busio (North Carolina Fusion; Greensboro, N.C.), Gilbert Fuentes (Ballistic United; Tracy, Calif.), Jack Imperato (De Anza Force; San Jose, Calif.), Michael Maunsell (Oakwood; Oxford, Conn.), Skyler Smith (Pateadores; Lake Forest, Calif.)

Forwards (3): Julian Gaines (Lonestar Soccer Club; Austin, Texas), Cade Hagan (LA Galaxy; Naperville, Ill.), Giovanni Reyna (NYCFC; Bedford, N.Y.)