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Eric Cech

Portland Timbers defender Marco Farfan named to U.S. U-19 roster for domestic training camp

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Timbers Academy player Marco Farfan has been named to the United States U-19 Men’s National Team roster for the team’s training camp from Nov. 5-14 in Sunrise, Fla. The U-19s will face the U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team, as well as a friendly match against a to-be-determined opponent.

Farfan, who started and played 62 minutes for the U.S. U-19 Men’s National Team against Liga MX side Xolos’ reserve squad on Oct. 7, makes his second appearance with the U-19s in 2016. The 17-year-old defender became the youngest player signing for the Timbers, and the first product of the Timbers Academy program to sign as an MLS Homegrown Player on Oct. 14.

Full Roster

GOALKEEPERS (2): Will Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund; Mechanicsville, VA), Matias Reynares (Ft. Lauderdale Strikers; Weston, FL)                                                                                                                       

DEFENDERS (7): Danny Barbir (West Bromwich Albion; Allentown, PA), Tanner Dieterich (Clemson; Nashville, Tenn.), Marco Farfan (Portland Timbers; Portland, OR), Hector Montalvo (Grand Canyon University; Frisco, TX), John Nelson (Internationals SC; Medina, OH), Logan Panchot (Scott Gallagher St. Louis; Glencoe, MO), Alexis Velela (NY Cosmos; San Diego, CA)                                                                                         

MIDFIELDERS (7): Habib Barry (Seattle Sounders FC; Seattle, WA), Pierre Da Silva (Orlando City SC; Port Chester, N.Y.), Christian Enriquez (Cal Poly; Spring Valley, CA), Ronaldo Escudero (Patedores SC; Santa Ana, CA), Felipe Hernandez (Sporting KC; Murfreesboro, TN), Djordje Mihailovic (Chicago Fire; Bridgeview, IL), Adam Ozeri (Alianza Lima; New York, NY)                                                         

FORWARDS (3): Alex Rose (Capitol Area Railhawks; Cary, N.C.), Brandon Vazquez (Club Tijuana; Chula Vista, CA), Isaiah Young (PDA; Berlin, N.J.)

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