Seven from the 12 gamers around the roster were area of the team that won the 2013 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship within the Bahamas and qualified the united states for that 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Tahiti. In the 2013 World Cup, the U.S. lost its first couple of group matches and won the 3rd, but carried out in third devote its group and it was not able to succeed towards the knockout stage.
All 12 gamers happen to be a part of a U.S. Soccer Beach National Team before.
The U.S. will open Group C play against Bermuda &lifier Barbuda on March 28 at 7:45 p.m. ET, undertake Barbados on March 30 at 9 p.m. ET, and take part in the Bahamas on March 31 at 9 p.m. ET. For game results and updates visit ussoccer.com or follow on Twitter @ussoccer.
The very first time in the history, the tournament will have a record 16 nations competing for 2 being approved spots for that 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Portugal from This summer 9-19.
ROSTER BY POSITION:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Aldo Balsano (Miami U . s . Miami, Fla.), Chris Toth (North Park Sockers Fallbrook, Calif.).
DEFENDERS (4): Harry Abraham (SD Fusion North Park, Calif.), Chris Cummings (UCLA Chatsworth, Calif.), Jason Santos (California Davis Cardiff through the Ocean, Calif.), Lewie Valentine (US Sand Soccer Oceanside, Calif.).
FORWARDS (5): Alessandro Canale (UC North Park Venice Beach, Calif.), Andrew Feld (College of North Park Carlsbad, Calif.), Ryan Futagaki (Chicago Fire Fountain Valley, Calif.), Max Griffin (Minnesota U . s . Riverside, Calif.), Jason Leopoldo (UCLA 1000 Trees, Calif.), Nick Perera (North Park Sockers North Park, Calif.).