Five Former Bruins Headed To Sweden For U.S. National Team Game Aug. 22.
Aug. 14, 2007
Five former UCLA stars have been named to the U.S. Men's National Team roster for a friendly against Sweden on Aug. 22 in Göteborg, Sweden, including 2006 All-American Sal Zizzo, who recently signed a professional contract with German squad Hannover 96, forgoing his final two years of eligibility.
The majority of the U.S. players are European-based, including English Premier League players Bocanegra (Fulham FC) and Feilhaber (Derby County) and German Bundesliga players Hill (VfL Wolfsburg) and Zizzo (Hannover 96).
The U.S. team will begin arriving in Göteborg on Sunday, Aug. 19 and will train twice before Wednesday's match. Kickoff at Ullevi Stadium is set for 11:30 a.m. PT and will be broadcast live on Fox Soccer Channel. Galavision will also air the match delayed at 2:30 p.m. PT. Fans can also follow the match live via ussoccer.com's MatchTracker.
U.S. Men's National Team vs. Sweden
Aug. 22, 2007 - Göteborg, Sweden
Roster by Position
GOALKEEPERS (2) - Marcus Hahnemann (Reading FC), Tim Howard (Everton FC)
DEFENDERS (6) - Carlos Bocanegra (Fulham FC), Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96), Jay DeMerit (Watford FC), Oguchi Onyewu (Standard de Liege), Jonathan Spector (West Ham United)
MIDFIELDERS (6) - DaMarcus Beasley (Glasgow Rangers), Michael Bradley (SC Heerenveen), Bobby Convey (Reading FC), Clint Dempsey (Fulham FC), Benny Feilhaber (Derby County), Pablo Mastroeni (Colorado Rapids)
FORWARDS (5) - Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy), Charlie Davies (Hammarby IF), Kamani Hill (VfL Wolfsburg), Josh Wolff (1860 Munich), Sal Zizzo (Hannover 96)