Waltman Named To U.S. Futsal National Team

by Jamie Makupson

Goalkeeper, Danny Waltman has been named to the U.S. Futsal National Team roster consisting of 18 players. This roster is comprised of players from indoor soccer and futsal leagues around the country. Danny Waltman is the only returning player from the USA that was on the team that attempted to qualify for the 2016 Concacaf Futsal Championship.

Newly named head coach Dusan Jakica will be holding his first training camp from September 18 – 22 in Akron, Ohio with this 18-player squad. This camp will feature two-a-day training sessions and a number of scrimmages against local futsal teams. The team is beginning their preparation for the 2020 Concacaf Futsal Championship starting next spring.


GOALKEEPERS (3): Eduardo Macias (Dallas, Texas), Salvador Rodriguez (Pinole, Calif.), Danny Waltman (Gig Harbor, Wash.)

FIXOS (3): Alan Acevedo (Long Island, N.Y.), Julian Escobar (New York, N.Y.), Jim Cruz (Santa Fe, N.M.)

ALAS (9): Stinson Justin (St. Louis, Miss.), Slavisa Ubiparipovic (Syracuse, N.Y.), Adriel Rodriguez (Naples, Fla.), Andy Reyes (San Diego, Calif.), Jonnathan Pachar (Chicago, Ill.), Jonathan Orlando (Cheverly, Md.), Matthew Barbosa (Boston, Mass.), Jeremy Klepal (Lansing, Mich.), David Amaro (Kansas City, Kan.)

Andre Carvalho (Boca Raton, Fla.), Lee Mitchell (Martinez, Calif.), Joel Vieira (Pelham, N.Y.) 

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