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USA U-20 roster announced for May training camp

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 Joe Gyau, Conor Doyle, Kelyn Rowe and Dillon Powers were among the U.S. U-20 men's national team veterans called into the team's May training camp in France.

20 players were selected in total for the training camp in Vichy, France by Tab Ramos. The camp runs from May 15-20 with two friendlies scheduled against France's U-20 national team on May 17 and 19.

Here is the full 20-man roster:

Goalkeepers – Cody Cropper (Ipswich Town), Brian Sylvestre (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)

Defenders – Anthony Brooks (Hertha BSC), Sean Cunningham (Molde FK), Sacir Hot (New York Red Bulls), Sebastien Ibeagha (Duke), Daniel Potts (West Ham United), Kofi Sarkodie (Houston Dynamo)

Midfielders – Luis Gil (Real Salt Lake), Sebastian Lletget (West Ham United), Dillon Powers (Notre Dame), Kelyn Rowe (UCLA), Conor Shanosky (D.C. United), Donny Toia (Real Salt Lake)

Forwards – Terrence Boyd (Hertha BSC), Conor Doyle (Derby County FC), Josh Gatt (Molde FK), Joe Gyau (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Jerome Kiesewetter (Hertha BSC), Victor Ulloa (FC Dallas)


Some of the new faces on the team include FC Dallas forward Victor Ulloa and Real Salt Lake midfielders Luis Gil and Donny Toia. Molde FK forward Josh Gatt was called in as was his left back teammate, Sean Cunningham.

What do you think of the roster?

Share your thoughts below.


  1. I wouldn’t go so far as to say right back is our deepest position, but it isn’t as big as a hole as other positions, say, left back.

    Steve Cherundolo is our starting first team right back; Chandler is second in line. Maybe Lichaj after him, or one of the other regulars in the USMNT defensive mix (Spector, Goodson).

  2. Ummmmmmmmmm what? Right back is the deepest position in the US? Our first team right back (Chandler) has played a whopping 2 games for us. Where is this depth you speak of?

  3. I’d like to see Sylvestre in action. The “Caps are very high on this kid’s potential.

    Also looking forward to seeing Gil and Shanosky get some time. These kids are rotting on their teams’ respective benches. Shanosky can’t even get into the USOC lineup, though he has played in reserve matches.

    I’m a little surprised to see Sarkodie in there. I guess this means the Dynamo aren’t as thrilled with him as they seemed to be early on, if they’re willing to let him go.

    I am not familiar with Potts or any of the Hertha Berlin boys, so I’d like to find out about them.

  4. I didnt see any comments as photo captions, so here comes one from a pro US fan: “why yes, i shall pass you and bit(h slap you with my left hand at the same time”

  5. Regarding Gyau, first he has to break in to the first team at Hoffenheim. If that happens next fall, I wouldn’t be surprised to see him get called in for the Oct./Nov friendlies; if not, 2012. . . .


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