Youth Academy player selected to U.S. U17 Training Camp
CARSON, Calif. (Thursday, January 31, 2012) – Chivas USA Academy player Bradford Jamieson has been called up by U.S. U-17 Men´s National Team Head Coach Richie William as part of the 21-player roster that will attend a five-day training camp at U.S. Soccer´s National Training Center at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. The U.S. will play two matches during the camp, facing the LA Galaxy on Friday, Feb. 1, and Nike´s The Chance Team on Monday, Feb. 4.
Jamieson is currently a junior at Santa Monica High School and was most recently selected to the U.S. National Team’s Spring Residency Program in Florida. The Los Angeles native has also earned call-ups with the U-15 national team, participating in domestic camps in 2010 and 2011, and was part of the U-15 Residency Program in 2010.
The highlight of the camp will be the U.S. game against Nike’s The Chance Team, which is comprised of 16 players from around the world who participated in Nike’s The Chance in 2012. More than 100,000 players from 55 countries participated in The Chance, with 100 traveling to Barcelona, Spain.
The U.S. U-17 MNT is preparing for the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship, which takes place April 6-19 in Panama. The U.S. will be joined in Panama by the hosts, as well as by Barbados, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico and Trinidad & Tobago.
U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team Roster by Position
GOALKEEPERS (2): Jeff Caldwell (NC Fusion; Todd, N.C.), Paul Christensen (Seattle Sounders; Woodinville, Wash.)
DEFENDERS (8): Conor Donovan (NC Alliance; Fuquay Varina, N.C.), Justen Glad (Real Salt Lake Academy; Tucson, Ariz.), Elijah Martin (Unattached; Fresno, Calif.), Shaquell Moore (Unattached; Powder Springs, Ga.), Erik Palmer-Brown (Sporting Kansas City; Lee’s Summitt, Mo.), Tommy Redding (FC America Premier; Oviedo, Fla.), John Requejo Jr. (Real So Cal; Carpinteria, Calif.), Caleb Smith (Solar Chelsea SC; Arlington, Texas)
MIDFIELDERS (5): Corey Baird (San Diego Surf; Escondido, Calif.), Junior Flores (Unattached; Manassas Park, Va.), Angel Heredia (San Jose Earthquakes; San Jose, Calif.), Christopher Lema (New York Red Bulls; Ridgefield, N.J.), Ben Swanson (Crew Soccer Academy; Grove City, Ohio)
FORWARDS (6): Bradford Jamieson (Chivas USA; Los Angeles, Calif.), Nathan Kohl (Crew Soccer Academy; Hilliard, Ohio), Rubio Rubin (unattached; Beaverton, Ore.), Ahinga Selemani (CSA Wolves; Ann Arbor, Mich.), Wesley Wade (New York Red Bulls; South Orange, N.J.), Alan Winn (Solar Chelsea FC; Garland, Texas)