Klinsmann Calls Up 23 Players For Bosnia-Herzegovina Friendly

Klinsmann Calls Up 23 Players For Bosnia-Herzegovina Friendly

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On August 12, 2013

U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called in 23 players for a three-day training camp in advance of the friendly against 13th-ranked Bosnia-Herzegovina on Aug. 14 in Sarajevo. Kickoff at Asim Ferhatovic Hase Stadium on Wednesday is set for 2:30 p.m. ET.

Two MLS players were called up, both of whom are Seattle Sounders FC.

The first ever meeting against the host is the only match before 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying resumes with matches against Costa Rica on Sept. 6 in San Jose and Mexico four days later at a sold-out Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.

Four players are in camp with the senior team for the first time: John Anthony Brooks, Cody Cropper, Aron Johannsson and Bobby Wood. Cropper started all three matches for the U.S. at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

GOALKEEPERS (3): Cody Cropper (Southampton), Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton)

DEFENDERS (7): John Anthony Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Edgar Castillo (Club Tijuana), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Michael Orozco Fiscal (Puebla), Michael Parkhurst (Augsburg), Tim Ream (Bolton Wanderers)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Michael Bradley (Roma), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim), Jermaine Jones (Schalke), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht), Danny Williams (Reading)

FORWARDS (5): Jozy Altidore (Sunderland), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders FC), Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar), Bobby Wood (1860 Munich)