Shaun Tsakiris Calls 36 Players to U16 Boys National Team Training Camp
Shaun Tsakiris has called 36 players up for the U.S. Under-16 Boys’ National Team training camp in Davis, California, ahead of the squad’s first doubleheader on Sept. 7 versus Juventus and Sacramento Republic at Bonney Field. All but six of the players currently play with U.S. Soccer Development Academy clubs.
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Youth Soccer News: U.S. Under-16 Boys’ National Team head coach Shaun Tsakiris has called 36 players to a training camp near Sacramento, California, that will run from Sept. 3-10 and include four matches against U-18 teams from Clovis Crossfire, Sacramento United and U.S. Soccer Development Academy clubs Juventus Sport Club and Sacramento Republic.
The U.S. U-16s will train for four days in Davis, California, before their first doubleheader on Sept. 7 when the U.S. first takes on Juventus at 6 p.m. PT and then Sacramento Republic at 8 p.m. with both matches taking place at Bonney Field.
The U.S. U-16s’ next match day is Sept. 10 when the team will face Clovis Crossfire at 3:30 p.m. PT before tackling Sacramento United at 5:30 with both games being held on the campus of UC Davis. All four games are free and open to the public.
U.S. U-16 BNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (4): Nicolas Defreitas-Hansen (Weston FC; Southwest Ranches, Fla.), Osmar Chavero (Houston Dynamo; Rosharon, Texas); Michael Collodi (FC Dallas; Frisco, Texas), Cole McNally (Bethesda Olney; Mount Airy, Md.)
DEFENDERS (10): Edward Berumen (Modesto Ajax; Salida Calif.), Jackson Conway (Atlanta United; Marietta Ga.), Cameron Duke (Sporting KC; Olathe, Kan.), John Hilton (Unattached; Long Beach, Calif.), Julian Hinojosa (FC Dallas; Garland Tex.), Alexsi Morel (NYCFC; Huntington Station, N.Y.), Togo Nakamura (LA Galaxy; Torrance, Calif.), Eben Noverr (Colorado Rapids; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Kevin Peraza (LA Premier; Montebello, Calif.), Leonardo Sepulveda (LA Galaxy; Corona, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (14): Marco Bla (Philadelpia Union; Darby, Penn.) Taylor Booth (RSL-Arizona; Eden Utah), Oscar Cervantes (LA Premier; Indio, Calif.), Azriel Gonzalez (Seattle Sounders, Renton, Wash.); Ulysses Llanez (LA Galaxy; Lynwood, Calif.), Adrian Munoz (FC Dallas; Richardson Tex.), Marcelo Palomino (Houston Dynamo; Houston Tex.), Veljko Petkovic (NYCFC; Ridgewood, N.Y.), Jose Rivas (Weston FC; Weston, Fla.), Thomas Roberts (FC Dallas; Frisco Tex.), Nicholas Slonina (Chicago Fire; Addison, Ill.), Heriberto Soto (Houston Dynamo; Houston, Texas), Indiana Vassilev (IMG Academy; Savannah, Ga.)
FORWARDS (8): Jalen Anderson (Oakwood SC; Hamden, Conn.), Jerry Ayon (El Camino Real; Salinas; Calif.), Johan Gomez (FC Dallas; Keller, Texas); Ben Ortiz (La Roca FC; Orem, Utah), Giovanni Reyna (NYCFC; Bedford Corners, N.Y.), Bryan Reynolds (FC Dallas; Little Elm, Tex.), Stefan Stojanovic (Sockers FC; Des Plaines, Ill.)
Source/Photo Credit: U.S. Soccer