Williams announces USA U17 squad for Real Madrid meeting

USA U17 head coach Richie Williams has named his 20-man squad for upcoming friendly meetings with two Spanish sides.

USA U17 head coach Richie Williams has named his 20-man squad for upcoming friendly meetings with two Spanish sides.

Williams’ US team takes on the Real Madrid and Rayo Vallecano youth academy squads on September 30 and October 4 respectively with another opponent to be determined for an October 2 fixture.

Seven players from MLS academies have been included in the 20 as Williams prepares his roster for the 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship.

US U17 national team squad for Spain trip

Goalkeepers

Abraham Romero (LA Galaxy Academy; Altadena, Calif.), Kevin Silva (PDA; Bethlehem, Pa.)

Defenders

Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls Academy; Wappingers Falls, N.Y.), Hugo Arellano (Chivas USA Academy; Norwalk, Calif.), Daniel Barbir (PDA; Allentown, Pa.), Pierre Da Silva (New York Soccer Club; Port Chester, N.Y.), Edwin Lara (San Jose Earthquakes Academy; San Leandro, Calif.), John Nelson (Internationals; Medina, Ohio), Matthew Olosunde (New York Red Bulls Academy; Trenton, N.J.), Tanner Dieterich (Tennessee Soccer Club; Nashville, Tenn.)

Midfielders

Eric Calvillo (Real So Cal; Palmdale, Calif.), Luca De La Torre (Fulham FC; San Diego), Thomas McCabe (PDA; South Orange, N.J.), Logan Panchot (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri; St. Louis), Brian Zelaya (De Anza Force; San Mateo, Calif.), Alejandro Zendejas (FC Dallas Academy; El Paso, Texas)

Forwards

Joe Gallardo (Monterrey FC; San Diego), Joshua Perez (Fiorentina; La Habra, Calif.), Christian Pulisic (PA Classics; Hershey, Pa.), Haji Wright (LA Galaxy Academy; Los Angeles)

 
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