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USA announce 20-man roster for 2018 Concacaf U-20 Championship

Tab Ramos has his squad for the group stage.

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United States under-20 men’s national team head coach Tab Ramos has named his 20-man roster for the upcoming 2018 Concacaf U-20 Championship. The tournament, which doubles as qualifying for the U-20 World Cup, kicks off on November 1 and will take place at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL.

Ramos has named a side with a mix of domestic and abroad talent that includes familiar names like U-17 stars Ayo Akinola, Chris Gloster, and Jaylin Lindsey.

It’s important to note that roster changes are expected after the group stage of the tournament. Players like Sergino Dest from Ajax are expected to be called in if the U.S. get out of their group that consists of Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Suriname.

All of the USA’s matches will be streamed on something called Concacaf GO, which will be available via a free trial through December 1.

Here’s the full roster for the tournament:

2018 Concacaf U-20 Championship Roster by Position (Club or College; Hometown)

GOALKEEPERS (2): 1-Brady Scott (FC Koln/GER; Petaluma, Calif.), 12-CJ Dos Santos (S.L Benfica/POR; Philadelphia, Pa.)

DEFENDERS (7): 2-Jaylin Lindsey (Sporting Kansas City; Charlotte, N.C.), 3-Chris Gloster (Hannover 96/GER; South Orange, N.J.), 4-Mark McKenzie (Philadelphia Union; Bear, Del.), 5-Matthew Real (Philadelphia Union; Drexel Hill, Pa.), 14-Manny Perez (North Carolina State Wolfpack; Garner, N.C.), 16-Julian Araujo (LA Galaxy; Lompac, Calif.), 19-Sam Rogers (Seattle Sounders FC; Seattle, Wash.)

MIDFIELDERS (6): 6-Brandon Servania (FC Dallas; Birmingham, Ala.), 7-Juan Pablo Torres (K.S.C. Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen/BEL; Lilburn, Ga.), 8-Alex Mendez (SC Freiburg/GER; Los Angeles, Calif.), 10-Paxton Pomykal (FC Dallas; Highland Village, Tex.), 15-Anthony Fontana (Philadelphia Union; Newark, Del.), 18-Isaac Angking (New England Revolution; Providence, R.I.)

FORWARDS (5): 9-Justin Rennicks (Indiana Hoosiers.; Hamilton, Mass.), 11-Ulysses Llanez (Unattached; Lynwood, Calif.), 13-Griffin Dorsey (Indiana Hoosiers; Evergreen, Colo.), 17-Ayo Akinola (Toronto FC/CAN; Detroit, Mich.), 20-Frankie Amaya (UCLA Bruins; Santa Ana, Calif.)