U.S. U17 MNT head coach John Hackworth named two Atlanta United academy players in his 20-player roster that will compete at the 13th Nike International Friendlies in Lakewood Ranch, Florida from November 30th to December 4th.
Andrew Carleton and Carlos Asensio look to make an impact against some of the best youth teams in the world. Carleton scored in last year’s competition and will try to continue the trend this year, while Asensio hopes to make his first appearance in the competition.
Every match will be broadcast live on ussoccer.com, U.S. Soccer’s Facebook page and their YouTube channel.
Here’s the U.S. Schedule:
Wednesday, November 30th: USA vs Portugal - 7 p.m. ET
Friday, December 2nd: USA vs Turkey - 7 p.m. ET
Sunday, December 4th: USA vs Brazil - 5 p.m. ET
Full USMNT U-17 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Carlos Joaquim Dos Santos (S.L. Benfica; Philadelphia, Penn.), Justin Garces (Kendall SC; Miami, Fla.)
DEFENDERS (7): Carlos Asensio (Atlanta United FC; Roswell, Ga.), Sergino Dest (Ajax; Almere-stad, Netherlands), Christopher Gloster (New York Red Bulls; Montclair, N.J.), Jaylin Lindsey (Sporting Kansas City; Charlotte, N.C.), Carlos Ritaccio (BW Gotschee; Westbury, N.Y.), James Sands (New York City FC; Rye, N.Y.), Arturo Vasquez (FC Golden State; Mira Loma, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): George Acosta (Weston FC; Hollywood, Fla.), Isaac Angking (New England Revolution; Providence, R.I.), Christopher Durkin (D.C. United; Glen Allen, Va.), Blaine Ferri (Solar Chelsea SC; Southlake, Tex.), Rayshaun McGann (Philadelphia Union; Royal Palm Beach, Fla.), Indiana Vassilev (IMG Academy; Savannah, Ga.)
FORWARDS (5): Ayomide Akinola (Toronto FC; Brampton, Ont.), Andrew Carleton (Atlanta United FC; Powder Springs, Ga.), Bryan Reynolds Jr. (FC Dallas; Little Elm, Tex.), Joshua Sargent (Scott Gallagher Missouri; O’Fallen, Mo.) Timothy Weah (Paris Saint-Germain F.C.; Rosedale, N.Y.)