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10/21/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/21/2019 10:17

Academy's Oregel begins UEFA Development Tournament with U.S U-15s

Chicago Fire Academy midfielder Sergio Oregel and the U.S. Under-15 Boy's National Team are in Poland this week to take part in a UEFA Development Tournament.

Oregel and the U-15s begin play on Monday with a meeting against their counterparts from Iceland at Stadium Sztum in Sztum, Poland, and will next depart for Malbork for a pair of matches against Poland (Oct. 23) and Russia (Oct. 25).

In total, twenty players -- all born in 2005 -- will represent the USA at the competition, the first international competition for players born in 2005. Steve Klein, Academy Director at U.S. Soccer Development Academy club PA Classics will serve as the U-15 BNT's head coach for the camp.

U.S. U-15 BNT ROSTER BY POSITION (CLUB)

GOALKEEPERS (2): Victor Gomez (FC Dallas), Emmanuel Ochoa (San Jose Earthquakes)

DEFENDERS (6): Edwin Avalos (Monarcas Morelia/MEX), Nati Clarke (Sporting Kansas City), Pranav DuBroff (FC Dallas), Joshua Hardin (Seattle Sounders FC), Angel Martinez (Seattle Sounders FC), Nolan Norris (FC Dallas)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Julio Benitez (Real Salt Lake AZ), Robert Deziel (Celta Vigo/ESP), Diego Hernandez (FC Dallas), Francis Jacobs (Orange County SC), Jordan Jones (FC Dallas), Sergio Oregel (Chicago Fire)

FORWARDS (6): Gage Akalu (Sporting Kansas City), Reed Baker-Whiting (Seattle Sounders FC), Italo Jenkins (Atlanta United FC), Kevin Kelley (FC Dallas), Anthony Ramirez (FC Dallas), Robert Willcot (LAFC)