LA Galaxy Academy forward Ruben Ramos Jr. was named to the U.S. U-16 Men’s Youth National Team that will compete at the Football Federations Cup U-16 in Ablir, Spain from Nov. 16-28. The USA will face Spain in the opening match on Wednesday, Nov. 23. From there, the U-16 MYNT will play two placement games against a tournament field that also features Belgium, England, Japan, Germany, Mexico and Wales.
U-16 MYNT ROSTER BY POSITION (CLUB; HOMETOWN) -FOOTBALL FEDERATIONS CUP U-16
GOALKEEPERS (2): Zackory Campagnolo (Orlando City SC; Orlando, Fla.), Mohammed Shour (Seattle Sounders FC; Seattle, Wash.)
DEFENDERS (6): Nichola Almeida (Inter Miami CF; Boynton Beach, Fla.), Michael Cortellessa (FC Dallas; Prosper, Texas), Peyton Miller (New England Revolution; Unionville, Conn.), James Nyandjo (Charlotte FC; Huntersville, N.C.), Neil Pierre (Philadelphia Union; Woodlyn, Pa.), Jeremiah White (Philadelphia Union; Elkins Park, Pa.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Santiago Morales (Inter Miami CF; Weston, Fla.), Zachary Mastrodimos (Philadelphia Union; Exton, Pa.), Bryce Outman (FC Dallas; Fairview, Texas), Ervin Torres (Austin FC; Austin, Texas), Blake Willey (Sacramento Republic FC; Sacramento, Calif.), Nathan Worth (New York Red Bulls; Chester, N.J.)
FORWARDS (6): Nimfasha Berchimas (Charlotte FC; High Point, N.C.), Montrell Culbreath (Kaiserslautern/GER; Bruchmühlbach-Miesau, Germany), Zavier Gozo (Real Salt Lake; Eagle Mountain, Utah), Ruben Ramos Jr. (LA Galaxy; La Puente, Calif.), Noah Santos (Portland Timbers; Vancouver, Wash.), Gavin Turner (D.C. United; Fairfax, Va.)