Players Named to U.S. Men's U-20 Roster

Zamora and De La Fuente to join Rongen’s 20 men roster for tournament in Netherlands

Zamora picked for the Under-20 U.S. Men's National Team

Photo Credit: 
Juan Miranda/Chivas USA

Chivas USA midfielder Cesar
Zamora and Chivas USA Under-18 midfielder Bryan de la Fuente have been named by
Head Coach Thomas Rongen to the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team roster for
the Cor Groenewegen Tournament in the Netherlands.

The U.S. Under-20 Men’s
National Team will travel to Uitgeest, Netherlands, from May 14-25 to compete
in the Cor Groenewegan Tournament. Rongen will bring 20 players to his native
Holland for the competition, which will include four international matches.
Though the tournament schedule has not yet been finalized, the U.S. team will
play friendly matches against Senegal on May 18 and Korea Republic on May 20.

Zamora, a native of Sylmar,
Calif., has played with Chivas USA’s Youth Academy since 2007 and has been a
member of the First Team since 2009. Bryan de la Fuente has also played with
Chivas USA’s Youth Academy since 2007 and participated in prestigious
international youth tournaments such as Copa Internacional Chivas and Copa
Saprissa.

Zamora and De la Fuente
joined the U.S. U-20 National Team at the Dallas Cup last month. Both players
started in two of the three matches where the U.S. finished the tournament with
a 1-2 record. Zamora also joined the U-20 team for the Copa Ciudad de Rosario
in Argentina in August of 2009. 

U.S. Men's U-20 National Team Roster by position:

  • GOALKEEPERS (2):
    Samir Badr (FC Porto;
    Fairfax, Va.), Cody Cropper (Ipswich Town; Athens, Ga.) 
  • DEFENDERS
    (7):
    Gale Agbossoumonde (SC Braga;
    Syracuse,
    N.Y.), Chad Barson (Akron; Lewis Center, Ohio), Bryan De La Fuente
    (Chivas
    USA Academy; Bell, Calif.)
    , Perry Kitchen (Akron, Indianapolis,
    Ind.), Kofi
    Sarkodie (Akron; Huber Heights, Ohio), Zarek Valentin (Akron; Lancaster,
    Pa.),
    Parker Walsh (1860 Munich; Irvine, Calif.) 
  • MIDFIELDERS
    (8):
    Erik Benjaminsen (Stabæk; Sandvika,
    Norway),
    Lester Dewee (Olympique de Marseille; Kensington, Md.), Bryan Dominguez
    (Miami
    FC; Atlanta, Ga.), Alex Molano (Dinamo Zagreb; Grapevine, Texas), Amobi
    Okugo
    (Philadelphia Union; Sacramento, Calif.), Moises Orozco (Real So Cal;
    Oxnard,
    Calif.), George Pantelic (FK RAD Belgrade; Woodland Hills, Calif.), Cesar
    Zamora

    (Chivas USA; Sylmar, Calif.) 

  • FORWARDS (3):
    Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls;
    Barnegat,
    N.J.), Jack McInerney (Philadelphia Union; Alpharetta, Ga.), Bobby Wood
    (1860
    Munich; Irvine, Calif.)