USA team for South Africa friendly announced

Bob Bradley has announced his USA squad for next week’s international friendly with South Africa in Cape Town.

Bradley has called a roster of 18 players together for the Nelson Mandela Challenge and sees it as a great opportunity to bring in some inexperienced players ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup next year.

“This game is a good opportunity to look at some different players and assess their place in the pool as we continue to build for the next cycle,” said Bradley. “With our immediate focus on the Gold Cup next summer, this game in many ways is just as much the start of 2011 as it is the end of a great year.”

Uncapped players Teal Bunbury, Dominic Cervi, Tim Ream, Juan Agudelo, Gale Agbossoumonde and Mikkel Diskerud have all been called in by Bradley for the November 17 clash.

USA squad for South Africa friendly

Goalkeepers
Dominic Cervi (Celtic)
Brad Guzan (Aston Villa)

Defenders

Gale Agbossoumonde (Estoril Praia)
Nat Borchers (Real Salt Lake)
Jonathan Bornstein (Tigres)
Clarence Goodson (Brondby)
Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa)
Tim Ream (New York Red Bulls)
Jonathan Spector (West Ham United)

Midfielders

Alejandro Bedoya (Örebro)
Brian Carroll (Columbus Crew)
Mikkel Diskerud (Stabaek)
Eddie Gaven (Columbus Crew)
Logan Pause (Chicago Fire)
Robbie Rogers (Columbus Crew)

Forwards

Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls)
Teal Bunbury (Kansas City Wizards)
Robbie Findley (Real Salt Lake)

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