Three Philadelphia Union players have been called up to the U.S. Men's Under-23 National Team for a friendly against Mexico on Feb. 29.
Freddy Adu, Jack McInerney and Amobi Okugo were called up by coach Caleb Porter for the 10-day training camp which starts on Feb. 19 and ends with the Mexico friendly on the 29th at 10 p.m. at FC Dallas Stadium (TV: Univision). Besides the Mexico match, the U-23 squad will also face FC Dallas from MLS on Feb. 22 and the San Antonio Scorpions, an NASL side, on Feb. 24.
This will be the fourth camp held by the U-23 National Team in preparation for the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament (March 22-26) which will be held in Nashville with games played at LP Field. The two finalists in the tournament will qualify for the 2012 London Olympics.
DEFENDERS (7): Greg Garza (Club Tijuana), Perry Kitchen (D.C. United), Alfredo Morales (Hertha Berlin), Ike Opara (San Jose Earthquakes), Kofi Sarkodie (Houston Dynamo), Zarek Valentin (Montreal Impact), Jorge Villafaña (Chivas USA)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Mix Diskerud (Gent), Dilly Duka (Columbus Crew), Jared Jeffrey (Mainz), Amobi Okugo (Philadelphia Union), Michael Stephens (LA Galaxy)
FORWARDS (8): Freddy Adu (Philadelphia Union), Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls), Terrence Boyd (Borussia Dortmund), Teal Bunbury (Sporting Kansas City), Joe Gyau (Hoffenheim), Jack McInerney (Philadelphia Union), Brek Shea (FC Dallas), Tony Taylor (Estoril Praia)