Ramos announces 36-man US U20 squad

USA U20 manager Tab Ramos has named a 36-man squad for the first camp of 2012 which kicks off on January 9 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

USA U20 manager Tab Ramos has named a 36-man squad for the first camp of 2012 which kicks off on January 9 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Ramos and his coaching staff will oversee the most promising youngsters in the US after his first camp as manager in November from which he has recalled the likes of Omar Salgado (Vancouver Whitecaps), Luis Gil (Real Salt Lake) and recently signed LA Galaxy homegrown player Jose Villarreal.

Ramos is preparing the squad for the 2013 FIFA U20 World Cup qualifying tournament which begins in early 2013. The World Cup will be held in Turkey in 2013.

USA U20 36-man squad for January training camp

Goalkeepers

Jesus Guzman (Santos Laguna; Dallas), Daniel Medina Meza (Tigres UANL; El Paso, Texas), Tyler Miller (Northwestern Univ.; Woodbury, N.J.), Andrew Wolverton (Penn State; Snellville, Ga.).

Defenders

Bolu Akinyonde (Seton Hall Univ.; Brooklyn, N.Y.), Mikey Ambrose (FC Dallas Academy; Frisco, Texas), A.J. Cochran (Univ. of Wisconsin; St. Louis), Sean Cunningham (Molde FK; Troy, Mich.), Phanuel Kavita (Clemson Univ.; Salt Lake City), Eric Miller (Creighton Univ.; Woodbury, Minn.), Juan Pablo Ocegueda (Tigres UANL; Riverside, Calif.), Boyd Okwuonu (Univ. of North Carolina; Edmund, Okla.), Jalen Robinson (D.C. United Academy; Cantonsville, Md.), Matt Wendelken (Marist College; Massapequa, N.Y.), DeAndre Yedlin (Univ. of Akron; Seattle), Walker Zimmerman (Furman Univ.; Lawrenceville, Ga.).

Midfielders

Seth Casiple (Univ. of California; Rocklin, Calif.), Daniel Cuevas Granados (Santos Laguna; Sacramento, Calif.), Hector Delgado Cha (Club América; Indio, Calif.), Christian Duarte (Texans SC Houston; League City, Texas), Daniel Garcia (FC Dallas Academy; Dallas), Luis Gil (Real Salt Lake; Garden Grove, Calif.), Flavio Guzman (FC Dallas Academy; Dallas), Collin Martin (D.C. United Academy; Chevy Chase, Md.), Tyrone McCargo (FC Nürnberg; Nürnberg, Germany), Caleb Stanko (SC Freiburg; Holly, Mich.), Wil Trapp (Univ. of Akron; Gahanna, Ohio), Jose Villarreal (LA Galaxy; Inglewood, Calif.).

Forwards

Villyan Bijev (Fortuna Düsseldorf; Fresno, Calif.), Amadou Dia (Clemson Univ.; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Alfred Koroma (Solar Chelsea SC; Southlake, Texas), Duke Lacroix (Univ. of Pennsylvania; New Egypt, N.J.), Uvaldo Luna Martinez (Tigres UANL; Houston), Jack McBean (LA Galaxy; Newport Beach, Calif.), Sean Okoli (Wake Forest Univ.; Federal Way, Wash.), Omar Salgado (Vancouver Whitecaps; El Paso, Texas).

 
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