US Under-23s - THUMB

Fifteen MLS-based players were included in the latest roster for the US Under-23 men's national team, as coach Jason Kreis gathers a group of 21 for their third training camp of 2019.


The roster will congregate in Herriman, Utah, the training home of Real Salt Lake, over the next week for what’s been dubbed a “domestic camp,” and includes 13 of the players who took part in a “combined summer training camp” along with members of the senior USMNT pool in Annapolis, Maryland last week.


RSL lead the way with four players represented, while the Philadelphia Union, Portland Timbers, San Jose Earthquakes and Seattle Sounders each send two. Two college players got the call, as did one based in Spain, Mukwelle Akale, and New York City FC academy product Gio Reyna, the 17-year-old prospect who’s been heavily linked to a move to Borussia Dortmund.


This week’s camp is the latest step in the U-23s’ preparation for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, with Concacaf’s qualifying tournament taking place later this year. The United States men will attempt to end a two-cycle drought in Olympic participation which dates back to 2008.


US Under-23 training camp roster

Pos.
Player
Club
GK
Marcinkowski, JT
San Jose Earthquakes
GK
Thomas, Andrew
Stanford Univ.
GK
Vom Steeg, Justin
LA Galaxy
D
Farfan, Marco
Portland Timbers
D
Justen Glad
Real Salt Lake
D
Aaron Herrera
Real Salt Lake
D
Maher, Jack
Indiana Univ.
D
Rogers, Sam
Seattle Sounders
D
Trusty, Auston
Philadelphia Union
M
Aaronson, Brenden
Philadelphia Union
M
Acosta, George
Unattached
M
Akale, Mukwelle
CF Villarreal B
M
Lindley, Cameron
Memphis 901 FC
M
Saucedo, Bofo
Real Salt Lake
M
Williamson, Eryk
Portland Timbers
M
Yueill, Jackson
San Jose Earthquakes
M
Zelalem, Gedion
Sporting KC
F
Lennon, Brooks
Real Salt Lake
F
Michel, Benji
Orlando City SC
F
Ocampo-Chavez, Alfonso
Seattle Sounders
F
Reyna, Giovanni
Unattached

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