Thursday, December 30, 2010

Union's Okugo named to US U-20 Men's National team

Philadelphia Union’s Amobi Okugo has been named to the U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team roster that will be training at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from January 2-13. Out of the 25-man roster, Okugo will be one of the six players to represent Major League Soccer at this camp.

Okugo’s last appearance with the U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team was during the U-20 MNT camp in Sunrise, Fla. from December 12-19. The national squad left camp having defeated Canada twice.

Prior to December’s camp, Okugo participated of the Torneo de las Americas Tournament at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, November 21-29. The young midfielder started and played 90 minutes of the National Team losses to Colombia and Mexico, both of which came in PK’s.

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