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USMNT names roster for friendly with South Africa- 2 RSL players get selected

Well today US Soccer released the roster for the Nelson Mandela Challenge where the US will face South Africa. That match will take place on November 17th and will be on ESPN2 at Noon MT.


GOALKEEPERS (2): Dominic Cervi (Celtic), Brad Guzan (Aston Villa)

DEFENDERS (7): Gale Agbossoumonde (Estoril Praia), Nat Borchers (Real Salt Lake), Jonathan Bornstein (Tigres), Clarence Goodson (Brondby),  Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa), Tim Ream (New York Red Bulls), Jonathan Spector (West Ham United)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Alejandro Bedoya (Örebro), Brian Carroll (Columbus Crew), Mikkel Diskerud (Stabaek), Eddie Gaven (Columbus Crew), Logan Pause (Chicago Fire), Robbie Rogers (Columbus Crew)

FORWARDS (3): Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls), Teal Bunbury (Kansas City Wizards), Robbie Findley (Real Salt Lake)


There will be 6 players getting their first cap (Agbossoumonde, Agudelo, Bunbury, Cervi, Diskerud, and Ream.  It is clear that Bob Bradley is inviting a number of young players who will be seeking to make an impression and perhaps get called into the January camp.