The delayed draw for the upcoming 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup handed Mikey Varas and his squad what looks to be a gift-wrapped path to the knockout round, with the team likely favorites to finish atop their relatively weak group.
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.
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.
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.
It was another easy win for the American kids, as they rolled over Nicaragua in in the CONCACAF U-20 round of 16, setting up a critical quarterfinal against Costa Rica.
Following an injury to Seattle Sounders defensive midfielder Obed Vargas, midfielder Jackson Hopkins has been added to Mike Varas’ squad, just before they begin the knockout phase of the CONCACAF U-20 Championship.
The young Americans advanced to the knockout stage of the CONCACAF U-20 Championship as Group E winners, with a Quinn Sullivan hat-trick doing the damage in their shut-out victory over Cuba.
United States U-20 National Team head coach Mikey Varas named his roster of 20 players who will compete in the upcoming CONCACAF U-20 Championship, which will determine spots for the 2023 World Cup and 2024 Olympics.
As USA U-20 head coach Mikey Varas is hard at work finalizing his roster for the upcoming push to qualify for the 2023 World Cup and 2024 Olympics, we’ll take our weekly look at how the MLS-based U-20 pool performed over the weekend.
With MLS keeping 20 teams busy during a midweek round of games, we’ll keep ourselves busy by taking a look at how the contingent of U-20 USMNT players performed in the build-up to the fast approaching CONCACAF U-20 Championship.