January 29, 2016
Michael Orozco joins U.S. for Iceland clash
Defender Michael Orozco has been added to the roster for the U.S. Mens National Team match against Iceland Sunday afternoon. Orozco was set to be available for training Friday and return to Club Tijuana on Sunday evening.
Orozco has been recovering from a preseason ankle injury which sidelined him for the first three games of the Liga MX season. Orozco has appeared 20 times for the U.S., including seven games last year. He scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Mexico Aug. 15, 2012, delivering the USA its first win against Mexico in Mexico.
GOALKEEPERS (3): David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Luis Robles (New York Red Bulls)
DEFENDERS (9): Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Steve Birnbaum (D.C. United), Eric Miller (Montreal Impact), Michael Orozco (Club Tijuana), Tim Parker (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Matt Polster (Chicago Fire), Brandon Vincent (Chicago Fire), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Mix Diskerud (New York City FC), Jermaine Jones (unattached), Perry Kitchen (unattached), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution), Tony Tchani (Columbus Crew SC), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC)
FORWARDS (6): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Ethan Finlay (Columbus Crew SC), Jerome Kiesewetter (VfB Stuttgart), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC), Khiry Shelton (New York City FC), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)