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USA U-19s heading to Spain for COTIF Tournament

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Led by a familiar face.

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The United States under-19 men's national team is playing in the 33rd International COTIF tournament from July 20th through the August 5th in Valencia, Spain.

Head coach Brad Friedel (never heard of him) named a 22-player roster for the tournament.

The U.S., competing in Group A, plays Venezuela (July 26th), Mauritania (July 28th), Spain (July 29th), and Bahrain (August 1st). The tournament semifinals are August 2nd and the final is August 4th.

The roster features seven players with MLS connections and four plying their trade abroad.

The U-19s previously won the Slovakia Cup in April.

The roster for the tournament is included below:

GOALKEEPERS (3): Brady Scott (De Anza Force Academy; Petaluma, Calif.), Kevin Silva (PDA; Bethlehem, Pa.), Justin Vom Steeg (Unattached; Santa Barbara, Calif.)

DEFENDERS (7): Hugo Arellano (LA Galaxy; Norwalk, Calif.), Marlon Fossey (Fulham F.C.; Surbiton, Great Britain), Hector Montalvo (FC Dallas; Frisco, Texas), John Nelson (Internationals; Medina, Ohio), Matthew Olosunde (Manchester United; Trenton, N.J.), Donovan Pines (DC United; Clarksville, Md.), Auston Trusty (Philadelphia Union; Media, Pa.)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Amir Bashti (Stanford University; Cupertino, Calif.), Pierre Da Silva (Orlando City SC; Port Chester, N.Y.), Christian Enriquez (Nomads FC; San Diego, Calif.), Nelson Hunsinger (Leg A-Z; Mary Esther, Fla.), Kevin Lankford (FC Heidenheim; Heidenheim, Germany), Weston McKennie (FC Dallas; Little Elm, Texas), Djordje Mihailovic (Chicago Fire; Bridgeview, Ill.), Devin Vega (San Antonio, Texas)

FORWARDS (4): Colby Agu (Capital Area Railhawks; Cary, N.C.), Abdulkadir Haji (Seacoast United; Manchester, N.H.) Brandon Vazquez (Club Tijuana; Chula Vista, Calif.), Isaiah Young (PDA; Berlin, N.J.)