United States U-20 Men’s National Team coach Tab Ramos has released the roster for the team’s upcoming September friendlies in Slovenia. The U-20s will face Croatia and the United Arab Emirates U-23 team.
Ramos’ 22-man roster consists entirely of players born in 2001, the latest year in which players could have been born and be eligible to feature at the 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Goalkeeper David Ochoa and forward Konrad De La Fuente are the only two players called-in who featured at the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Defenders (8): Kwabena Boateng (UC Irvine Anteaters; Elk Grove, Calif.), Jose Kevin Bonilla (FC Dallas; Dallas, Texas), George Campbell (Atlanta United; Chester, Pa.), Nathan Harriel (Philadelphia Union; Oldsmar, Fla.), Ian Hoffmann (Karlsruher/GER; Wilton, Conn.), Stuart Ritchie (Hannover/GER; Pleasanton, Calif.), Leonardo Sepulveda (Salamanca/ESP; Corona, Calif.), Travian Sousa (Hamburger SV/GER; Sacramento, Calif.)
Midfielders (7): Cole Bassett (Colorado Rapids; Littleton, Colo.), Justin Haak (New York City FC; Brooklyn, N.Y.), Marcelo Palomino (Unattached; Houston, Texas), Matteo Ritaccio (Liverpool/ENG; Westbury, N.Y.), Thomas Roberts (FC Dallas; Little Rock, Ark.), Tanner Tessmann (FC Dallas; Birmingham, Ala.), Indiana Vassilev (Aston Villa/ENG; Savannah, Ga.)
Forwards (5): Konrad de la Fuente (Barcelona/ESP; Barcelona, Spain), Johan Gomez (Unattached; Keller, Texas), Cameron Harper (Celtic FC/SCO; Newport Beach, Calif.), Jalen Hawkins (Ingolstadt/GER; Munich, Germany), Charlie Kelman (Southend United/ENG; Basildon, England)
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