UCLA alumni Carlos Bocanegra and Benny Feilhaber have been selected to the U.S. Men's National Team roster for upcoming friendlies against Poland (Oct. 9 in Chicago) and Colombia (Oct. 12 in Chester, PA).
The U.S.-Poland game will be broadcast live on Fox Soccer Channel and Galavision at 5 pm PT on Oct. 9, while the Oct. 12 game against Colombia will be broadcast live on ESPN2 and Galavision at 5 pm PT.
Both Bocanegra and Feilhaber are having strong seasons with their club teams. Bocanegra's squad Saint-√Čtienne is in first place in the French Ligue 1 after finishing in 17th place last season, going 5-1-1 to start the campaign. Feilhaber has scored five goals in his last three matches as AGF Aarhus holds the top spot in the Danish 1st Divisionen.
U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION
GOALKEEPERS (2): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton)
DEFENDERS (8): Carlos Bocanegra (Saint-√Čtienne), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover), Clarence Goodson (IK Start), Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa), Oguchi Onyewu (AC Milan), Michael Parkhurst (FC Nordsjaelland), Heath Pearce (FC Dallas), Jonathan Spector (West Ham United)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Alejandro Bedoya (√Ėrebro), Michael Bradley (Borussia Moenchengladbach), Maurice Edu (Rangers), Benny Feilhaber (Aarhus), Stuart Holden (Bolton Wanderers), Jermaine Jones (FC Schalke), Brek Shea (FC Dallas)
FORWARDS (3): Jozy Altidore (Villarreal), Clint Dempsey (Fulham), Eddie Johnson (Fulham)