Adams and Lewis Named to U.S. Roster for CONCACAF U20 Championship

IMAGE, MATT KREMKAU FOR EMPIRE OF SOCCER

by JACK HAZZARD

Two of New York’s brightest young players — Tyler Adams and Jonathan Lewis — made the cut.

United States Under-20 men’s national team Coach Tab Ramos released his 20-player roster for the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship on Thursday.

The tournament, hosted by Costa Rica, serves as the route to the 2017 U20 World Cup and runs from Feb. 17 to March 5.

The United States is in Group B along with Panama, Haiti, and St. Kitts and Nevis. Ramos and company will open the tournament against Panama on Feb. 18. The United States will then play Haiti Feb. 21 and St. Kitts and Nevis on Feb. 24.

Every tournament match will be broadcasted the United States on Univision networks.

Topping the are New York Red Bulls academy product Tyler Adams and NYC FC‘s recent SuperDraft pick Jonathan Lewis.

Roster by Position:


GOALKEEPERS:
Jonathan Klinsmann (University of California; Newport Beach, Calif.), JT Marcinkowski (Georgetown; Alamo, Calif.)

DEFENDERS: Danny Acosta (Real Salt Lake; Salt Lake City, Utah), Marlon Fossey (Fulham; Surbiton, England), Justen Glad (Real Salt Lake; Tucson, Ariz.), Aaron Herrera (New Mexico; Casa Grande, Ariz.), Erik Palmer-Brown (Sporting Kansas City; Lee’s Summit, Mo.), Tommy Redding (Orlando City; Oviedo, Fla.), Auston Trusty (Philadelphia Union; Media, Pa.)

MIDFIELDERS: Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls; Wappingers Falls, N.Y), Luca de la Torre (Fulham.; San Diego, Calif.), Jonathan Gonzalez (Monterrey; Santa Rosa, Calif.), Jeremiah Gutjahr (Indiana University; Bloomington, Ind.), Sebastian Saucedo (Real Salt Lake; Park City, Utah), Eryk Williamson (University of Maryland; Alexandria, Va.)

FORWARDS: Coy Craft (FC Dallas; Frisco, Texas), Jeremy Ebobisse (Portland Timbers; Bethesda, Md.), Brooks Lennon (Real Salt Lake; Paradise Valley, Ariz.), Jonathan Lewis (New York City FC; Plantation, Fla.), Emmanuel Sabbi (Las Palmas; Libertyville, Ill.)