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Coy Craft named to US Under-18 national team roster for upcoming tournament

The newly signed FCD Homegrown will join the US squad as they head to the 21st International Tournament of Vaclav Jezek in the Czech Republic.

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Head coach Javier Perez called up 20 players according to a release from US Soccer on Wednesday. Of those 20 players include newly signed FC Dallas Homegrown forward Coy Craft.

The United Stats U-18 side will be participating in the 21st International Tournament of Vaclav Jezek in the Czech Republic, which will take place from August 14-24.

Craft is one of two recently signed HGPs in MLS, with the other being RSL's Sebastian Saucedo. The roster also includes Jurgen Klinsmann's son Jonathan.

Here is the complete US U-18 roster:

GOALKEEPERS (2): Jonathan Klinsmann (Irvine Strikers; Newport Beach, Calif.), J.T. Marcinkowski (San Jose Earthquakes; Alamo, Calif.)

DEFENDERS (6): Cameron Carter-Vickers (Tottenham; Westcliff on Sea, Essex), Kyle Duncan (New York Red Bulls; Brooklyn, N.Y.), Justen Glad (Real Salt Lake AZ; Tucson, Ariz.), Malcolm Jones (LA Galaxy; Chino Hills, Calif.), Pablo Pelaez (San Diego Surf; San Diego), Mauricio Pineda (Chicago Fire; Bolingbrook, Ill.)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Mukwelle Akale (Unattached; Minneapolis), Collin Fernandez (Chicago Fire; Downers Grove, Ill.), Cameron Lindley (Chicago Fire; Carmel, Ind.), Jorge Ruiz (LA Galaxy; Mission Hills, Calif.), Sebastian Saucedo (Real Salt Lake AZ; Casa Grande, Ariz.), Ben Swanson (Crew Soccer Academy; Grove City, Ohio), Sean Wilson (Philadelphia Union; West Chester, Pa.), Jackson Yueill (Minnesota Thunder; Bloomington, Minn.)

FORWARDS (4): Coy Craft (FC Dallas; Frisco, Texas), Sebastian Elney (Boca United; Boca Raton, Fla.), Victor Mansaray (Seattle Sounders FC; Des Moines, Wash.), Haji Wright (Unattached; Los Angeles)