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Ahead of next month’s CONCACAF Under-20 Championship in Costa Rica, which serves as the continent’s qualifying tournament for this summer’s under-20 World Cup, the United States Under-20 National team has called up 23 players to the team’s preparatory camp at SubHub Center in Carson, California.

Atlanta United’s 20-year old defender, Miles Robinson, New York City FC midfielder, Jonathan Lewis and Portland Timber striker, Jeremy Ebobisse who were the second, third and fourth overall selection in Friday’s MLS SuperDraft have all been named in the roster. They joined 10 other MLS players in the camp, which will run from January 15-23, the day that MLS teams are allowed to begin reporting for preseason.

Real Salt Lake leads the way with three players on the roster in defender, Justen Glad, midfielder Danny Acosta and Forward Sebastian Saucedo. Recent LA Galaxy Homegrown Player signing, Hugo Arellano, Orlando City’s defender Tommy Redding, Sporting Kansas City center back Erik Palmer-brown, Philadelphia Union defender Austin Trusty, FC Dallas midfielder Tyler Adams and Atlanta United forward Brandon Vazquez are also on the list.

Prior to travelling to Costa Rica, the US Under-20 will meet for a camp in Orlando, Florida from January 31- February 10. They’ll start the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship on Saturday, February 18.


GOAL KEEPERS: Jonathan Klinsmann (Newport Beach), JT Marcinkowski ( San Jose Earthquakes Academy), Braddy Scott (De Anza Force).

DEFENDERS: Hugo Arellano (LA Galaxy),Marcello Borges (New York Red Bulls Academy), Marlon Fossey (Fulham FC), Justen Glad (Real Salt Lake), Aaron Herrera (Real Salt Lake), Erik Palmer-Brown (Sporting Kansas City), Tommy Redding (Orlando city SC), Miles Robinson (Atlanta United FC). Auston Trusty (Philadelphia Union).

MIDFIELDERS: Danny Acosta (Real Salt Lake), Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls Academy), Coy Craft (fC Dallas), Jonathan Gonzalez, (FC Monterrey), Jonathan Lewis (New York City FC), Sebastian Saucedo (Real Salt Lake), Jonathan Suarez (Queretaro FC), Eryk Williamson (DC United Academy).

FORWARDS: Brandon Vazquez (Atlanta United), Jeremy Ebobisse (Portland Timbers), Brooks Lennon (Liverpool) Josh Sargent (Scott Gallagher Missouri).