FC Dallas U-18 Academy Team members Shaft Brewer and Brandon Servania also named to the U.S. Under-18 squad for Slovakia Cup
FRISCO – FC Dallas Homegrown players, Paxton Pomykal (U.S. Under-18 National Team) and Bryan Reynolds (U.S. Under-17 National Team), have been called in by their respective national teams, U.S. Soccer announced recently.
Shaft Brewer and Brandon Servania, two members of FCD’s U-18 Academy Team that won Dr Pepper Dallas Cup’s Gordon Jago Super Group along with Pomykal on Sunday, April 16, were also named to the Slovakia Cup squad. U.S. U-18 National Team head coach Omid Namazi is looking to repeat as champion of the prestigious tournament. The team has been placed in Group B along with Hungary, Belarus, and Slovakia. The U-18 MNT opens the tournament against Hungary on April 24 at 11 a.m. ET, followed by Belarus on April 25 at 11 a.m. ET, and Slovakia on April 27 at 5 a.m. ET.
The U.S. traveled to Slovakia on Tuesday, April 18, for five days of training before taking on Hungary.
Reynolds was named to the U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team by head coach John Hackworth on Monday, April 17. The team will compete in the 2017 CONCACAF U-17 Championship, running from April 21 to May 7 in Panama. The confederation championship doubles as the qualifying tournament for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup to be played Oct. 6-28 in India.
The USA has been drawn into Group C along with Jamaica, Mexico and El Salvador. The U-17 MNT opens against Jamaica on Sunday, April 23 at 1:30 p.m. ET, followed by Mexico on Wednesday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. ET and El Salvador on Saturday, April 29 at 11:30 a.m. ET. All three of the USA’s matches will be streamed live on the CONCACAF Facebook page. Fans can also follow the action on Twitter at @ussoccer_ynt.
FC Dallas players have earned 11 MoneyGram international call-ups so far this season.