Pat Healey and Machel Millwood have been named to the U.S. Futsal National Team roster as the team prepares for the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Thailand.
The team, coached Keith Tozer, is in training camp in Guatemala City, Guatemala from June 3-9. Tozer’s squad will face four professional teams as it prepares for the 2012 CONCACAF Qualifying tournament, which will take place in Guatemala City from July 2-4. The team faces Legendarios on June 4, Farmaceuticos on June 5, Aquasistemas on June 7 and wraps up camp against La Academia FC on June 9.
The U.S. has won the CONCACAF championship twice, in 1996 and 2004. In 2008, the USA reached the Futsal World Cup but failed to advance out of the group stage. Tozer will continue to hold camps until qualifying begins.
U.S. Futsal National Team Roster By Position:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Boris Pardo (Kansas City, Mo.), Daniel Waltman (Gig Harbor, Wash.)
DEFENDERS (4): Patrick Healey (Nottingham, Md.), Kevin Teneyck (Wichita, Kan.), Ptah Myers (Philadelphia, Pa.), Nelson Santana (Santa Clara, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Kraig Chiles (San Diego, Calif.), Benjamin Nieves (Bellflower, Calif.), Bryan Perez (Miami, Fla.) Angel Rivillo (Bala Cynwyd, Pa.), Lucas Stauffer (Faribault, Minn.), Matthew Stewart (Chicago, Ill.)
FORWARDS (4): Byron Alvarez (Kansas City, Mo.), Machel Millwood (Laurel, Md.), Bato Radoncic (Chicago, Ill.), Jesus Vasquez (Los Angeles, Calif.) GOALKEEPERS (2): Ryan Oster (Torrance, Calif.), Daniel Waltman (Gig Harbor, Wash./Missouri Comets).