- Posted by Drew Epperley
- On March 12, 2012
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- 2012 Olympics, Bill Hamid, Brek Shea, Caleb Porter, Features, Freddy Adu, Ike Opara, Jared Jeffrey, Joe Corona, Joe Gyau, Jorge Villafaña, Joshua Gatt, Juan Agudelo, Kofi Sarkodie, Michael Stephens, Perry Kitchen, Sean Johnson
U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team head coach Caleb Porter has named a 20-player training camp roster to convene March 13 to begin final preparations for the CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying tournament.
The 19-player roster will be finalized March 20, the due date for all participating teams to submit their rosters to CONCACAF. The U.S. will compete in Group A which kicks off March 22 at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn.
A total of 13 players on the roster come from MLS clubs, with D.C. United and the Philadelphia Union each contributing a pair.
GOALKEEPERS (2): Bill Hamid (D.C. United; Annandale, Va.), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire; Lilburn, Ga.)
DEFENDERS (6): Joshua Gatt (Molde; Plymouth, Mich.), Perry Kitchen (D.C. United; Indianapolis, Ind.), Ike Opara (San Jose Earthquakes; Durham, N.C.), Kofi Sarkodie (Houston Dynamo; Huber Heights, Ohio), Zarek Valentin (Montreal Impact; Lancaster, Pa.), Jorge Villafaña (Chivas USA; Anaheim, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (5): Joe Corona (Club Tijuana; Chula Vista, Calif.), Mix Diskerud (Gent; Oslo, Norway), Jared Jeffrey (Mainz; Richardson, Texas), Amobi Okugo (Philadelphia Union; Sacramento, Calif.), Michael Stephens (LA Galaxy; Naperville, Ill.)
FORWARDS (7): Freddy Adu (Philadelphia Union; Potomac, Md.), Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls; Barnegat, N.J.), Terrence Boyd (Borussia Dortmund; Berlin, Germany), Teal Bunbury (Sporting Kansas City; Prior Lake, Minn.), Joe Gyau (Hoffenheim; Silver Spring, Md.), Brek Shea (FC Dallas; Bryan, Texas), Tony Taylor (Estoril Praia; Jacksonville, Fla.)