U.S. Under-20 World Cup roster announced

U.S. Under-20 World Cup roster announced

U.S. Youth National Teams

U.S. Under-20 World Cup roster announced


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Midfielders Mikkel Diskerud and Dilly Duka and forwards Brek Shea and Tony Taylor headline the 21-man roster selected to represent the United States at the Under-20 World Cup in Egypt next month.

Here is the roster:

GOALKEEPERS– Sean Johnson, Josh Lambo, Brian Perk

DEFENDERS– Gale Agbossoumonde, Kyle Davies, Jorge Flores, Ike Opara, Anthony Wallace, Sheanon Williams

MIDFIELDERS-Daniel Cruz, Mikkel Diskerud, Dilly Duka, Jared Jeffrey, Aaron Maund, Brian Ownby, Dillon Powers, Michael Stephens

FORWARDS– Sam Garza, Peri Marosevic, Brek Shea, Tony Taylor

Among the players left out are Bryan Arguez, Guiseppe Nazzani, Fuad Ibrahim and Vincenzo Bernardo.

The FIFA Under-20 World Cup kicks off in Egypt on Sept. 25, with the United States playing in a group that includes Germany (Sept. 26, ESPN Classic at 9:55am), Cameroon (Sept. 29, ESPN2 at 12:30pm) and South Korea (Oct. 2, ESPN2 at 12:40pm).

What do you think of the squad? Think this group can earn a Top Three Finish? Excited to see the next generation of young Americans?

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