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USA U-23's name roster for March friendlies

Andi Herzog names a 19-man roster for his first games in charge of the US U-23's.

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Andi Herzog has named a 19-man roster in preparation for his first training camp as the newly named United States U-23 manager. The team will gather in Bosnia & Herzegovina for a brief training camp before friendlies versus the Bosnia U-23's and Denmark.

The roster features a smorgasbord of players from different leagues and with varying international experience. Also, with this camp coinciding with a senior team camp, you might see several additions to the camp while in progress:

The main goal of this team is to qualify for the 2016 Olympics, which the group before it failed to do in 2012. The CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament starts on October 1st and will be played in the United States.

Goalkeepers: Charlie Horton (Cardiff City), Tyler Miller (Zweibrucken)

Defenders: Christian Dean (Vancouver Whitecaps), Juan Pablo Ocegueda (Alebrijes de Oaxaca), Shane O'Neill (Colorado Rapids), William Packwood (Birmingham City), Oscar Sorto (LA Galaxy)

Midfielders: Fatai Alashe (San Jose Earthquakes), Luis Gil (Real Salt Lake), Benji Joya (Santos Laguna), Ariel Lassiter (LA Galaxy II), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew)

Forwards: Alonso Hernandez (Monterrey), Jerome Kiesewetter (VfB Stuttgart), Alfred Koroma Shams (Southlake Carol), Jordan Morris (Stanford University), Mario Rodriguez (Borussia Monchengladbach), Khiry Shelton (New York City FC)