Jeremy Ebobisse, USMNT call up, 10.31.19
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Timbers forward Jeremy Ebobisse named to U.S. Men's National Team pre-camp roster

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Timbers forward Jeremy Ebobisse has been called into the U.S. Men’s National Team for a pre-camp in Bradenton, Fla., it was announced today.

U.S. Men's National Team head coach Gregg Berhalter will begin preparation for the conclusion of Concacaf Nations League group play by holding a pre-camp from Nov. 2-9 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., for 19 MLS players who have already completed their seasons. With the pre-camp falling outside the FIFA international window, the European-based players that will be part of the USMNT roster will arrive in Orlando beginning Nov. 10, when the formal camp opens. That list will be revealed Nov. 6 on www.ussoccer.com.

Ebobisse has earned one cap for the USMNT, starting and playing 66 minutes in a 3-0 win against Panama at University of Phoenix Stadium on Jan. 28, 2019. The Bethesda, Md., native was a member of the U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team that won the 2017 Concacaf U-20 Championship, which in turn booked a qualifying spot for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic. Ebobisse tallied two goals in three appearances (one start) for the United States in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup, scoring in a 2-1 loss to Venezuela in the quarterfinals on June 4, 2017. 

In his third season with the Timbers, Ebobisse finished tied for first on the team with 11 goals and was the only player on the roster to appear in all 34 league games in 2019. Ebobisse set career-highs in appearances (34), starts (25), minutes played (2,310) and goals scored (11) during the MLS regular-season campaign. Across all competitions, Ebobisse registered 12 goals and two assists across 39 appearances (30 starts) this year. Additionally, Ebobisse has made 53 consecutive appearances for Portland across all competitions, dating back to Sept. 8, 2018.

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