CHICAGO (AP):California goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann, the son of fired U.S. national coach Jurgen Klinsmann, is among 20 players on the American roster for CONCACAF’s Under-20 Championship.Eleven players are from Major League Soccer teams, with the rest from clubs in England, Spain and Mexico, and from college.The tournament in Costa Rica serves as qualifying for the Under-20 World Cup. Coach Tab Ramos’ team opens against Panama, plays Haiti three days later and closes the group stage February 21 against Saint Kitts and Nevis.The roster:Goalkeepers: Jonathan Klinsmann (California), JT Marcinkowski (Georgetown).Defenders: Marlon Fossey (Fulham, England), Justen Glad (Salt Lake), Aaron Herrera (New Mexico), Erik Palmer-Brown (Sporting Kansas City), Tommy Redding (Orlando City), Auston Trusty (Philadelphia).Midfielders: Danny Acosta (Salt Lake), Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls), Coy Craft (Dallas), Luca De la Torre (Fulham, England.), Jonathan Gonzalez (Monterrey, Mexico), Jeremiah Gutjahr (Indiana), Jonathan Lewis (New York City), Sebastian Saucedo (Salt Lake), Eryk Williamson (Maryland).Forwards: Jeremy Ebobisse (Portland), Brooks Lennon (Salt Lake), Emmanuel Sabbi (Las Palmas, Spain).
Watanga (pictured) will be looking to revenge against LISCR after they were booted out by LISCR in the first round of last year’s edition of the competition. The draw for the quarterfinals of the 2018 Liberia Football Association (LFA) Knockout Cup, also known as the FA Cup, has been held with holders LISCR FC continuing their title defense against first division counterparts Watanga FC.The draw was made yesterday, September 26, at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia. The quarterfinals of the knockout competition will kick off on Saturday, September 29, at the ATS.Watanga will be looking to revenge against LISCR after they were booted out by LISCR in the first round of last year’s edition of the competition. Watanga lost the game 2-0.LISCR advanced to the quarterfinals after eliminating Mighty Barrolle and Stages Football Club in the first and second round respectively. Opponents Watanga booked their ticket to the last eight after edging out Junior Lone Star FC and Muscat FC-two third division clubs.In other pairings, second division side FC Bea Mountain will take on first division side NPA Anchors in Saturday’s first quarterfinals match at the ATS. Bea Mountain edged out Mighty Blue Angels and Nimba United in the first and second rounds respectively to reach the quarterfinals.Lone third division side in the knockout, Paynesville FC, will have to defeat first division side Barrack Young Controllers if they ought to reach the semis for the first time. Both teams will play in Saturday’s final encounter at the ATS.Meanwhile second division outfit Nimba Kwadoe will await the winner from Monrovia Club Breweries and LPRC Oilers match that is slated for Friday, September 28, at the ATS.Full DrawSaturday, September 29 at ATSNPA Anchors vs Bea Mountain – 12:00 PMLISCR FC vs Watanga FC- 2:00 PMBYC vs Paynesville – 4:00 PMSunday, September 30 at ATSNimba Kwadoe vs MC Breweries/ LPRC OilersShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)