CHICAGO (March 16, 2016) – Indiana/Chicago Fire Academy midfielder Cameron Lindley has been selected to the 22-man roster by U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team Head Coach Tab Ramos for the 2016 Dallas Cup from March 20-26.
The U-20s will compete in Group A of the Gordon Jago Super Group and face Mexico’s FC Monterrey Rayados, English side Fulham FC and German side TSG 1899 Hoffenheim.
This is the U-20s first tournament of the year. Lindley took part in the most recent training camp held in Miami, Fla., and started in a 3-0 win over SIMA Montverde on Jan. 8.
The Dallas Cup is the first step in the process of forming the roster for the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Men’s Championship from which four teams will earn a berth to the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea.
A midfielder from Carmel, Ind., Lindley was part of the Chicago Fire U-18 side that captured the 2014-15 U.S. Soccer Development Academy national championship on July 18, 2015.
U.S. U-20 MNT Gordon Jago Super Group A Schedule:
U-20 MNT vs. CF Monterrey Rayados
Cotton Bowl at 6:30 p.m. CT
U-20 MNT vs. Fulham FC
Richland College at 4 p.m. CT
U-20 MNT vs. TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
ROSTER BY POSITION:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Jonathan Klinsmann (University of California; Newport Beach, Calif.), JT Marcinkowski (Georgetown; Alamo, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (8): Marcello Borges (Michigan; Kearny, N.J.), Auston Trusty (Philadelphia Union; Media, Pa.), Aaron Herrera (New Mexico; Casa Grande, Ariz.), Andrew Lombard (Northeastern; Montclair, N.J.), John Nelson (Internationals SC; Medina, OH), Matt Olosunde (Manchester United; Trenton, N.J.), Tommy Redding (Orlando City SC; Oviedo, Fla.), Miles Robinson (Syracuse; Arlington, Mass.)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Danny Acosta (Real Salt Lake; Salt Lake City, UT), Amir Bashti (Stanford; Cupertino, Calif.), Brooks Lennon (Liverpool; Paradise Valley, Ariz.), Cameron Lindley (Indiana Fire; Carmel, Ind.), Josh Perez (AFC Fiorentina; La Habra, Calif.), Eryk Williamson (Maryland; Alexandria, Va.), Jackson Yueill (UCLA, Minneapolis, Minn.)
FORWARDS (5): Jeremy Ebobisse (Duke; Bethesda, Md.), Sebastian Elney (Maryland; West Chester, Pa.), Victor Mansaray (Seattle Sounders; Des Moines, Wash.), Emmanuel Sabbi (Chicago Magic; Libertyville, Ill.), Sebastian Saucedo (Veracruz; Casa Grande, Ariz.)