U.S. Youth National Team Call-Ups for U-16 Charlotte FC Academy Players 

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Charlotte FC Academy players, defender James Nyandjo and forward Nimfasha Berchimas, have been invited to join the U.S. Under-16 Men's Youth National Team in Albir, Spain to participate in the Football Federations Cup. Of the 20 total players involved, Berchimas will be the youngest participant in the tournament being the only player born in 2008 while every other player is a 2007.

The camp spans from November 16-28 and the U.S. 16's opening match will be on the 23rd against Spain. The team will then play two placement matches on November 25th and 27th. The tournament field also includes Belgium, England, Japan, Germany, Mexico, and Wales.


GOALKEEPERS (2): Zackory Campagnolo (Orlando City SC; Orlando, Fla.), Mohammed Shour (Seattle Sounders FC; Seattle, Wash.)

DEFENDERS (6): Nichola Almeida (Inter Miami CF; Boynton Beach, Fla.), Michael Cortellessa (FC Dallas; Prosper, Texas), Peyton Miller (New England Revolution; Unionville, Conn.), James Nyandjo (Charlotte FC; Huntersville, N.C.), Neil Pierre (Philadelphia Union; Woodlyn, Pa.), Jeremiah White (Philadelphia Union; Elkins Park, Pa.)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Santiago Morales (Inter Miami CF; Weston, Fla.), Benjamin Nagel (FC Twente//NED; Raleigh, N.C.), Bryce Outman (FC Dallas; Fairview, Texas), Ervin Torres (Austin FC; Austin, Texas), Blake Willey (Sacramento Republic FC; Sacramento, Calif.), Nathan Worth (New York Red Bulls; Chester, N.J.)

FORWARDS (6): Nimfasha Berchimas (Charlotte FC; High Point, N.C.), Montrell Culbreath (Kaiserslautern/GER; Bruchmühlbach-Miesau, Germany), Zavier Gozo (Real Salt Lake; Eagle Mountain, Utah), Ruben Ramos Jr. (LA Galaxy; La Puente, Calif.), Noah Santos (Portland Timbers; Vancouver, Wash.), Gavin Turner (D.C. United; Fairfax, Va.)

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