United States Men’s National Team Interim Head Coach Dave Sarachan, has named his 30-man roster for the upcoming January camp, and Orlando City striker Dom Dwyer is on it. The camp begins Jan. 10 in Carson, CA, and culminates in a Jan. 28 friendly against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
This January camp continues the trend of being MLS-heavy as 28 of the 30 players called in feature from MLS sides — 29 if you consider Bill Hamid just left and the transfer window is just barely open.
Dwyer is one of six forwards, including Minnesota United debutante Christian Ramirez, who will see his first camp among a few MLS National Team vets. Dwyer is one of six players who also featured in the camp just prior to the Portugal friendly last November and he was also a part of the CONCACAF Gold Cup roster, scoring his first two international goals in his first two appearances.
This camp is an opportunity for Dwyer to do well, as only Seattle’s Jordan Morris and New England’s Juan Agudelo have more camp experience.
All in all, the roster features 21 players under the age of 24 and includes 10 new players being brought up.
U.S. Roster (Club; Caps/Goals)
Goalkeepers (4): Alex Bono (Toronto FC/CAN; 0/0), Bill Hamid (Midtjylland/DEN; 4/0), Cody Cropper (New England Revolution; 0/0), Zack Steffen (Columbus Crew SC; 0/0).
Defenders (9): Danny Acosta (Real Salt Lake; 0/0), Justen Glad (Real Salt Lake; 0/0), Nick Lima (San Jose Earthquakes; 0/0), Justin Morrow (Toronto FC/CAN; 3/0), Ike Opara (Sporting Kansas City; 0/0), Tim Parker (Vancouver Whitecaps FC/CAN; 0/0), Matt Polster (Chicago Fire; 0/0), Brandon Vincent (Chicago Fire; 1/0), Walker Zimmerman (Los Angeles Football Club; 1/0).
Midfielders (11): Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls; 1/0), Paul Arriola (D.C. United; 15/2), Russell Canouse (D.C. United; 0/0), Marky Delgado (Toronto FC/CAN; 0/0), Marlon Hairston (Colorado Rapids; 0/0), Ian Harkes (D.C. United; 0/0), Brooks Lennon (Real Salt Lake; 0/0), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC; 1/0), Kelyn Rowe (New England Revolution; 3/1), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC; 2/0), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy; 37/6).
Forwards (6): Juan Agudelo (New England Revolution; 27/3), Dom Dwyer (Orlando City SC; 4/2), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC; 24/5), Christian Ramirez (Minnesota United FC; 0/0), Rubio Rubin (Unattached; 4/0), CJ Sapong (Philadelphia Union; 3/0).
Fingers crossed we see Dom starting when the USMNT kicks off its friendly against Bosnia and Herzegovina on Jan. 28 at the StubHub Center. Kickoff is set for 9:30 p.m. ET, and the match will be broadcast live on FS1 and UniMas.