By IVES GALARCEP
The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team’s preparations for the Under-20 World Cup will take Tab Ramos’ squad to Austria, where 20 players have been chosen to take part in a training camp starting on Saturday.
Goalkeeper Zack Steffen, defender Cameron Carter-Vickers and midfielder Junior Flores are among the players who will gather in Linz, Austria for the one-week camp. The U.S. Under-20s will play friendlies against Qatar and Croatia.
Jordan Allen, Christian Roldan and Zach Pfeffer will take part in their first U.S. Under-20 training camp of the year.
Here is the 20-man roster:
U.S. UNDER-20 CAMP ROSTER
GOALKEEPERS– Jeff Caldwell (University of Virginia; Todd, N.C.), Zack Steffen (SC Freiburg; Downington, Pa.)
DEFENDERS– Cameron Carter-Vickers (Tottenham Hotspur; Westcliff on Sea, England), Conor Donovan (Orlando City SC; Fuquay-Varina, N.C.), Matthew Miazga (Clifton, N.J.; New York Red Bulls), Shaquell Moore (Unattached; Powder Springs, Ga.), Erik Palmer-Brown (Sporting Kansas City; Lee’s Summit, Mo.), John Requejo (Club Tijuana; Carpinteria, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS– Jordan Allen (Real Salt Lake; Rochester, N.Y.), Marco Delgado (Toronto FC; Glendora, Calif.), Junior Flores (Borussia Dortmund; Manassas Park, Va.), Romain Gall (Columbus Crew SC; Herndon, Va.), Lynden Gooch (Sunderland; Santa Cruz, Calif.), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC; Pico Rivera, Calif.), Ethan Sonis (SC Freiburg; Coral Springs, Fla.), Joel Sonora (CA Boca Juniors; Buenos Aires, Argentina)
FORWARDS– Amando Moreno (Club Tijuana; Morganville, N.J.), Zach Pfeffer (Philadelphia Union; Dresher, Pa.), Maki Tall (Red Star; Washington, D.C.), Tommy Thompson (San Jose Earthquakes; Loomis, Calif.)
The U.S. will face New Zealand, Ukraine and Myanmar at the Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand, beginning on May 30.