CHICAGO (March 17, 2023) – Chicago Fire FC today announced that midfielder Sergio Oregel Jr. has been called to the U.S. U-19 Men’s Youth National Team for an upcoming training camp in Buenos Aires, Argentina from March 20-28.
In Argentina, the U.S. will face an Argentina National Team at 8:30 a.m. CT on Friday, March 24, as well as Racing Club de Avellaneda at 8:00 a.m. CT on Monday, March 27.
It will be the second U-19 USMYNT training camp of the year for Oregel, who recently joined the squad in January for a training camp at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. Prior to the January training camp, Oregel was part of the U-19 USMYNT squad that won the 2022 Slovenia Nations Cup in September 2022.
Oregel made his Major League Soccer debut on Oct. 9, 2022, in the 1-1 tie against the New England Revolution when he came on as a sub for another Homegrown player, Mauricio Pineda. He joined the Chicago Fire in 2018 as a member of the Chicago Fire Academy before signing a Homegrown deal with Chicago Fire FC on October 23, 2021. During his time with the Club, Oregel was the winner of the MLS NEXT U-19 Golden Ball, which is awarded to the best player of the tournament in each age division as a member of the Fire U-19 squad that won the inaugural MLS NEXT Cup on July 3, 2021.