LOS ANGELES -- Three LA Galaxy Academy products have been named to the U.S. Under-16 roster for the upcoming Nike International Friendlies.
Mauricio Cuevas, Anthony Ramos, and Jalen Neal were named to the squad that will participate in the annual tournament which will run from Nov. 14-18 at Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
The four-team tournament will feature two U.S. squads (U-16 and U-17) as well as the Netherlands and Turkey. The U-16s will play three matches, facing the Netherlands on Thursday. Nov. 14, the U-17 national team two days later, and Turkey on Monday, Nov. 18.
The complete U.S. U-16 roster is below:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Anthony Ramos (LA Galaxy; Torrance, Calif.), Gabriel Slonina (Chicago Fire; Addison, Ill.)
DEFENDERS (7): Mauricio Cuevas (LA Galaxy; Los Angeles, Calif.), Jonathan Gomez (FC Dallas; Keller, Texas), Noah Hall (Columbus Crew SC; Cincinnati, Ohio), Dante Huckaby (Philadelphia Union; Morgantown, W.V.), Eric Kinzner (Seattle Sounders FC; Tacoma, Wash.), Jalen Neal (LA Galaxy; Lakewood, Calif.), Casey Walls (San Jose Earthquakes; Mill Valley, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (5): Javier Casas (Chicago Fire; Addison, Ill.), Daniel Edelman (Players Development Academy; Warren, N.J.), Sota Kitahara (Seattle Sounders FC; Edmonds, Wash.), Jack McGlynn (Philadelphia Union; Middle Village, N.Y.), Moses Nyeman (D.C. United; Riverdale, Md.)
FORWARDS (6): Patrick Bohui (Philadelphia Union; Harrisburg, Pa.), Tyler Freeman (Sporting Kansas City; Shawnee, Kan.), Alex Monis (Chicago Fire; Naperville, Ill.), Kevin Paredes (D.C. United; South Riding, Va.), Samuel Sarver (Columbus Crew SC; Beachwood, Ohio), Dante Sealy (FC Dallas; Frisco, Texas)