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Kellyn Acosta and Walker Zimmerman named to Olympic qualifiers roster

FCD gets two on the Olympics playoff roster.

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U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team head coach Andi Herzog has called 23 players to training camp in advance of the team’s home-and-away playoff against Colombia, which determines who will go to the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Of the 23 players called into the camp, two are from FC Dallas as both Kellyn Acosta and Walker Zimmerman have been put on the roster.

The first match of the 2016 Olympic Qualifying playoff will take place next Friday, March 25 at Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez in Barranquilla, Colombia. The return leg is in Frisco on March 29.

U.S. Roster by Position:

GOALKEEPERS (3): Cody Cropper (Milton Keynes Dons), Ethan Horvath (Molde KJ), Zach Steffen (SC Freiburg)

DEFENDERS (8): Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Matt Miazga (Chelsea FC), Eric Miller (Colorado Rapids), Tim Parker (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Desevio Payne (FC Groningen), Shane O’Neill (Cambridge United), Brandon Vincent (Chicago Fire), Walker Zimmerman (FC Dallas)

MIDFIELDERS (9): Fatai Alashe (San Jose Earthquakes), Paul Arriola (Club Tijuana), Luis Gil (Queretaro), Julian Green (Bayern Munich), Emerson Hyndman (Fulham FC), Jerome Kiesewetter (VfB Stuttgart), Matt Polster (Chicago Fire), Dillon Serna (Colorado Rapids), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC)

FORWARDS (3): Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC), Mario Rodriguez (Borussia Monchengladbach), Khiry Shelton (New York City FC)