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Mukwelle Akale named in 21-player roster for summer tournament with the U.S. U-20's

Akale celebrating a goal during the second leg Copa del Rey semifinal against Madrid
Akale celebrating a goal during the second leg Copa del Rey semifinal against Madrid
María José Segovia

Villarreal Juvenil A youngster Mukwelle Akale, has been selected by USA U20 mens coach Tab Ramos, for the 2016 U-20 Men’s NTC Invitational set to take place from June 26-July 4 in Carson, California.

The USA will be facing Costa Rica on June 29th, Panama on July 1st, and last but not least, Japan on July 3rd.

For Akale, this will be the first time he joins the U-20s in the current year.

2016 U-20 MNT NTC Invitational Schedule

Date

Match

Time (All times in PT)

Location

June 29

Panama vs. Japan

3 p.m. | ussoccer.com

Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field 1

June 29

USA vs. Costa Rica

6 p.m. | ussoccer.com

Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field 1

July 1

Japan vs. Costa Rica

3 p.m. | ussoccer.com

Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field 1

July 1

USA vs. Panama

6 p.m. | ussoccer.com

Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field 1

July 3

Costa Rica vs. Panama

12 p.m. | ussoccer.com

Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field 1

July 3

USA vs. Japan

3 p.m. | ussoccer.com

Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field 1

The complete USA U20 squad list for the NTC Invitational is as follows:

GOALKEEPERS (2): Jonathan Klinsmann (University of California; Newport Beach, Calif.), JT Marcinkowski (Georgetown; Alamo, Calif.)

DEFENDERS (9): Hugo Arellano (LA Galaxy; Norwalk, Calif.), Marcello Borges (Michigan; Kearny, N.J.), Marlon Fossey (Fulham FC; Surbiton, Great Britain), Aaron Herrera (New Mexico; Casa Grande, Ariz.), Andrew Lombard (Northeastern; Montclair, N.J.), Tommy Redding (Orlando City SC; Oviedo, Fla.), Miles Robinson (Syracuse; Arlington, Mass.), Auston Trusty (Bethlehem Steel; Media, Pa.)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Mukwelle Akale (Villarreal CF; Minneapolis, Minn.), Luca De La Torre (Fulham FC; San Diego, Calif.), Weston McKinnie (FC Dallas; Little Elm, Texas), Eryk Williamson (Maryland; Alexandria, Va.), Jackson Yueill (UCLA; Bloomington, Minn.)

FORWARDS (5): Coy Craft (FC Dallas; Frisco, Texas), Jeremy Ebobisse (Duke; Bethesda, Md.), Victor Mansaray (Seattle Sounders FC; Des Moines, Wash.), Emmanuel Sabbi (Chicago Magic, Libertyville, Ill.), Sebastian Saucedo (Veracruz; Casa Grande, Ariz.)