U-17 MNT TO FACE BRAZIL AND URUGUAY IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PREPARATIONS: The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team will arrive in Brazil on Wednesday, July 6, for a two-week tour which will include four matches as head coach John Hackworth continues his preparations for the 2005 FIFA Under-17 World Championship, which will be from September 16-October 2 in Peru. The U-17s will take on Brazil and Uruguay, two of the three CONMEBOL World Championship representatives, in a four-team tournament in Porte Alegre during the second week of the tour. The U.S. will face Brazil on July 13, Uruguay on July 15 and another team to be determined on July 17 during the tournament. The U-17s will play their first match during the first week of the trip, going up against EC Cruzeiro on July 10 in Belo Horizonte, a day before they move camp to Porte Alegre. Hackworth is bringing a 22-player roster to Brazil for the two-week camp. U-17 MNT Schedule Date Opponent July 10 EC Cruzeiro July 13 Brazil U-17 July 15 Uruguay U-17 July 17 TBD U-17 MNT Roster GOALKEEPERS (3): Brian Perk (Pateadores), Diego Restrepo (HC United), Bryant Rueckner (PSG - Calif.); DEFENDERS (8): Kevin Alston (Potomac Cougars), Michael Balogun (Houstonians), Carlos Borja (ISC Strikers), Richard Edgar (Potomac Cougars), Amaechi Igwe (Santa Clara Sporting), Eric Lichaj (Chicago Magic), Ofori Sarkodie (Chicago Magic), Blake Wagner (HC United); MIDFIELDERS (8): Nikolas Besagno (Real Salt Lake), Michael Farfan (Nomads), Jeremy Hall (HC United), Daniel Kelly (TNFC), Quavas Kirk (Chicago Magic), Kyle Nakazawa (ISC Strikers), Ryan Soroka (FC Delco), Bobby Warshaw (FC Delco); FORWARDS (3): David Arvizu (Pateadores), Omar Gonzalez (Dallas Texans), Preston Zimmerman (Crossfire Premier).