Porter names 22-man roster for Under-23 camp at HDC
Squad will scrimmage senior nat'l team twice before CR trip
Caleb Porter is getting the band back together.
The US Under-23 men's national team coach on Friday named a 22-man squad to participate in training camp at the Home Depot Center ahead of CONCACAF's Olympic qualifying tournament, and the roster includes 18 players who were part of Porter's camp last month in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
The roster includes 11 MLS players, three college players who will likely be picked in next week's MLS SuperDraft and a few new additions, especially at the forward position: Josh Gatt, Tony Taylor and Isaac Acuña are among the new facesU.S. UNDER-23 ROSTER
David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Zac MacMath (Philadelphia Union)
Gale Agbossoumonde (Eintracht Frankfurt, Germany), Sebastien Ibeagha (Duke Univ.), Kofi Sarkodie (Houston Dynamo), Zarek Valentin (Montreal Impact), Jorge Villafaña (Chivas USA), Andrew Wenger (Duke Univ.), Sheanon Williams (Philadelphia Union)
Isaac Acuña (Mérida, Mexico), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana, Mexico), Mikkel Diskerud (Stabæk, Norway), Dilly Duka (Columbus Crew), Jared Jeffrey (Mainz, Germany), Sebastian Lletget (West Ham United, England), Amobi Okugo (Philadelphia Union), Kelyn Rowe (UCLA), Michael Stephens (LA Galaxy)
Freddy Adu (Philadelphia Union), Josh Gatt (Molde, Norway), Jack McInerney (Philadelphia Union), Tony Taylor (Atlético Clube de Portugal)http://www.mlssoccer.com/news/article/2 ... 3-camp-hdc
The United States U-23 men's national soccer team, also known as the United States Men's Olympic Soccer Team
, is a youth soccer team operated under the auspices of U.S. Soccer. Its primary role is qualification into and competition at the quadriennial Olympic Football Tournament, the next of which is to be held during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England. The team's most recent major tournament was the tournament at the 2008 Summer Olympics, in which the United States team was eliminated in the first round group stage. The roster can be augmented with three "overage" players, ostensibly possessing veteran experience, during Olympic competition, in accordance with FIFA regulations.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_men's_national_under-23_soccer_team