FIFA has postponed next week’s draw for the U-20 World Cup scheduled to be held in Indonesia, according to the host country’s FA, putting the status of this summer’s tournament in doubt amidst diplomatic conflicts.
A heavily-rotated U-20 MNT squad conceded four goals to England on Saturday, however an improved performance on the attacking end on Saturday saw Kevin Paredes and Owen Wolff also net for the Americans in Marbella, Spain.
The first of three friendly games for the American U-20 squad in their ongoing Marbella camp was a rough one, as they were soundly beaten by their French counterparts on Wednesday afternoon.
United States Men’s U-20 National Team head coach Mikey Varas has called 19 players into the final tune-up before the fast-approaching World Cup in Indonesia, giving a clearer picture of how his final roster to be named in under two months will look.
With this year’s U-20 World Cup in Indonesia fast approaching, 23 players have been named by US Soccer for the first training camp of the year, set to take place in Bradenton, Florida.
Head coach Marko Mitrovic has wasted no time getting his squad of youngsters back onto the field as he prepares some of them for the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup later this year at six different venues throughout the Asian country of Indonesia.
The number of opportunities for MLS players trying to squeeze their way into USMNT contention are shrinking before September’s roster, so we’ll take our weekly look at how the contenders and pretenders are faring in league action.
Having recently qualified for both the 2023 U-20 World Cup in Indonesia and the 2024 Olympics in Paris, Mikey Varas and his junior USMNT squad will head to Mexico City in late-September to once again compete in the Revelations Cup.
Once again, MLS squeezed in a short round of midweek games including several USMNT locks, hopefuls and long-shots, so we’ll dive into their performances to see who made headway for one of the 26 coveted tickets to Qatar.
Goals were on the menu for the MLS-based players fighting for a spot in Gregg Berhalter’s World Cup squad, so we’ll take our regular look at all of the USMNT-relevant action that happened over the weekend.