Philadelphia Union Academy continues to be a strong pathway to the United States Youth National Team as a trio of Jamir Johnson, Anisse Saidi and Cavan Sullivan players have been called in by U.S. Under-15 Men's Youth National Team Head Coach Tom Heinneman.

The Union trio were part of the 23 players called in for the second training camp of 2023 that will run from March 3-11 at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

The U-15 MYNT is continuing its preparations for this year’s 2023 Concacaf U-15 Boys’ Championship. Players born on or after Jan. 1, 2008 are age-eligible for the tournament.


GOALKEEPERS (3): Jack Kortkamp (Sporting Kansas City), William Mackay (Real Salt Lake), Aidan Stokes (New York Red Bulls)

DEFENDERS (8): Miguel Alvardo (Colorado Rapids), Sebastian Chavez (New York City FC), Charly Dealmonte (Nashville SC), Ramiz Hamouda (Sporting Kansas City), Micah Harris (Houston Dynamo FC), Isaiah Kaakoush (Barca Residency Academy), Adunade Molomo (FC Dallas), Oliver Tan (San Jose Earthquakes)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Liam Lambert (Los Angeles FC), Cristopher Madera Acosta (Colorado Rapids), Dalziel Ozuna (San Antonio FC), Austin Su (Columbus Crew), Cavan Sullivan (Philadelphia Union), Jude Terry (Los Angeles FC)

FORWARDS (6): Chance Cowell (Sacramento Republic FC), Kaelen Dougan (San Jose Earthquakes), Julian Hall (New York Red Bulls), Jamir Johnson (Philadelphia Union), Anisse Saidi (Philadelphia Union), David Salukombo (Columbus Crew)

Seven players return from the team’s January training camp, while five have appeared in all three camps held for the 2008-birth year cycle: goalkeeper Jack Kortkamp, midfielders Liam Lambert, Cavan Sullivan and Jude Terry plus forward Anisse Saidi. Sullivan is the younger brother of U-20 MYNT forward Quinn Sullivan and is the lone 2009-born player on the roster. Forward Chance Cowell is the younger brother of U-20 MYNT forward Cade Cowell, who was called up to the senior USMNT in January.

Fifteen clubs, including 12 in Major League Soccer, are represented on the roster. Three players come from the Philadelphia Union, while two each come from the Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, LAFC, New York Red Bulls, San Jose Earthquakes and Sporting Kansas City.