Ernesto & Carlos World Cup

Carlos Harvey and Ernesto Walker named to Panama's U-20 squad for 2019 U-20 FIFA World Cup

LA Galaxy II midfielders Carlos Harvey and Ernesto Walker have been named by Panamanian U-20 National Team Head Coach Jorge Luis Daly Valdez to the team's 23-man roster for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019.

Harvey earned his first senior call up with the Panama National Team for a friendly against the U.S. Men’s National Team on Jan. 27, 2019 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Prior to his senior debut, Harvey made six appearances, five starts and provided one assist for the Panama U-20 National Team during the 2018 U-20 Concacaf Championship.

Walker also received his first senior call up with the Panama MNT earlier this year against the U.S. Men’s National Team in January. Most recently, Walker joined Panama's senior squad to play in an international friendly against Brazil on March 23 at FC Porto's Dragão Stadium in Porto, Portugal.

In his career, Walker has featured for the Panama U-20 National Team on six occasions, recording four starts and two goals to date. Both goals came against the Mexico U-20 National Team during the qualification round of the Concacaf U-20 Championship.

PANAMA U-20 NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER:

Goalkeepers (3): Marcos Allen (CD Plaza Amador), Emerson Dimas (CAI La Chorrera), Kevin Mosquera (Sporting SM)

Defenders (7): Jesus West (Toronto FC II), Manuel Gamboa (University CD), Soyell Trejos (Arab United), Rodolfo Rodriguez (Lions of America), Guillermo Benitez (Atlanta United 2), Jorge Mendez (University CD), Angel Perez (CD Plaza Amador)

Midfielders (8): Victor Griffith (Santos de Guapiles FC), Carlos Harvey (LA Galaxy II), Ernesto Walker (LA Galaxy II), Edgar Cunningham (Deportivo Arab Unido), Diego Valanta (Tauro FC), Jovani Welch (Alliance), Carlos Kirton (CAI La Chorrera), Angel Orelien (Sporting SM)

Forwards (5): Tomas Rodriguez (Alianza FC), Axel Mckenzie (Tauro FC), Saed Diaz (Bethlehem Steel FC), Eduardo Guerrero (Maccabi Tel Aviv), Efrain Bristan (Deportivo Arabe Unido)

Head Coach: Jorge Luis Dely Valdez

DATE MATCH TIME (PT) LOCATION
Saturday, May 25 Panama vs. Mali 9:00 a.m.

Bydgoszcz Stadium
Bydgoszcz, Poland

Tuesday, May 28 Panama vs. France 9:00 a.m. Bydgoszcz Stadium
Bydgoszcz, Poland
Friday, May 31 Saudi Arabia vs. Panama 9:00 a.m. Bydgoszcz Stadium
Bydgoszcz, Poland