CHICAGO (March 3, 2020)– Chicago Fire Academy midfielder Sergio Oregel has been called up to the U-15 U.S. Boys’ National Team for its first training camp of the year in Chula Vista, Calif., from March 1-8.
Oregel, a Chicago, Ill., native, earned his first call-up in June 2019 when he was part of the initial rollout of U.S. Soccer’s Youth National Team U-14 TID program. Most recently, Oregel was a member of the U.S. U-15 Boys’ National Team that took part in the UEFA Development Tournament in Poland. The USA defeated Iceland 2-1 before taking penalty shootout losses to Poland and Russia.
In total, thirty-six players -- all born in 2005 -- will attend the team’s first event of the year. All but three, including every player based in the U.S., is competing in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy.
U.S. U-15 BNT ROSTER BY POSITION (CLUB)
GOALKEEPERS (4): Elijah Berumen (Dallas Texans), Victor Gomez (FC Dallas), Emmanuel Ochoa (San Jose Earthquakes), Aaron Salinas (FC Dallas)
DEFENDERS (9): Nati Clarke (Sporting Kansas City), Iyke Dafe (Houston Dynamo), Hudson Davis (RCD Espanyol/ESP), Pranav, DuBroff (FC Dallas), Edwin Leyva (Monarcas Morelia/MEX), Nolan Norris (FC Dallas), Mateo Pinilla (Houston Dynamo), Diego Rosales (Los Angeles Football Club), Oliver Stafford (New York City FC)
MIDFIELDERS (13): Reed Baker-Whiting (Seattle Sounders FC), Julio Benitez (Real Salt Lake), Robert Deziel Jr. (Celta de Vigo/ESP), Darsein Gabriel (New York Red Bulls), Diego Hernandez (FC Dallas), Arvid Lindquist (D.C. United), Diego Lopez (Real Salt Lake), Bryan Moyado (Los Angeles Football Club), Sergio Oregel (Chicago Fire FC), Anthony Ramirez (FC Dallas), Damon Rouse (New York City FC), Nikolas Tsakiras (San Jose Earthquakes), Obed Vargas (Seattle Sounders FC)
FORWARDS (10): Gake Akalu (Sporting Kansas City), Isaiah Chisolm (D.C. United), Ricardo Garcia (Houston Dynamo), Josh Hardin (Seattle Sounders FC), Italo Jenkins (Atlanta United FC), Isaie Louis (New England Revolution), Serge Ngoma Jr. (New York Red Bulls), Felipe Valencia (Inter Miami CF), Marcus Vazquez (Real Salt Lake), Robert Willcot (Los Angeles Football Club)