January 18, 2016
BACK IN CAMP
Sounders' Brad Evans called in to Carson
Seattle Sounders defender Brad Evans is back with the U.S. national team, U.S. Soccer announced Monday.
Evans, 30, made his USMNT debut in 2009 and has 25 caps. In qualifying for the 2014 World Cup, Evans scored his only international goal as the U.S. defeated Jamaica, 2-1, its first road victory ever over the Reggae Boyz. Evans appeared in five matches in the final round of World Cup qualifying.
Evans, the Sounders’ captain, appeared in eight matches for the USMNT in 2015, four in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
The camp in Carson, Calif., runs until Feb. 6 and features a mix of senior and Under-23 internationals, with friendlies at the StubHub Center against Iceland Jan. 31 and Canada Feb. 5.
The updated camp roster:
• GOALKEEPERS (3): David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Luis Robles (New York Red Bulls)
• DEFENDERS (8): Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Steve Birnbaum (D.C. United), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders), Matt Miazga (New York Red Bulls), Eric Miller (Montreal Impact), Tim Parker (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Matt Polster (Chicago Fire), Brandon Vincent (Chicago Fire)
• MIDFIELDERS (8): Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Mix Diskerud (New York City FC), Jermaine Jones (unattached), Perry Kitchen (unattached), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution), Tony Tchani (Columbus Crew SC), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC)
• FORWARDS (6): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Ethan Finlay (Columbus Crew SC), Jerome Kiesewetter (VfB Stuttgart), Jordan Morris (unattached), Khiry Shelton (New York City FC), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy).