The 19-man squad for the Olympic qualifying matches was released today and I wanted to look at how it compared to the final Olympic squad I predicted last year.
Here’s the U.S. Olympic Qualifying Roster:
GK, 2- Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire)
D, 6- Josh Gatt (FK Molde), Perry Kitchen (D.C. United), Ike Opara (San Jose Earthquakes), Zarek Valentin (Montreal Impact), Kofi Sarkodie (Houston Dynamo), Jorge Villafaña (Chivas USA)
M, 6- Freddy Adu (Philadelphia Union), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Mix Diskerud (Gent, on loan from Stabæk), Michael Stephens (Los Angeles Galaxy), Amobi Okugo (Philadelphia Union), Jared Jeffrey (Mainz)
F, 5- Terrence Boyd (Borussia Dortmund), Brek Shea (FC Dallas), Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls), Joe Gyau (Hoffenheim), Teal Bunbury (Sporting Kansas City), Tony Taylor (Estoril Praia)* Continue reading