NEWS: Earthquakes Defender Nick Lima Named to Final USMNT Roster

Nick Lima - USMNT

San Jose Earthquakes’ Homegrown defender Nick Lima was named to the final 23-player travel roster that will represent the U.S. Men’s National Team (MNT) in their opening matches of 2019.

The MNT will be in Glendale, Ariz. on Jan. 27 to face Panama at State Farm Stadium (5 p.m. PT; ESPN2, UniMás, UDN). The MNT will then continue westward for a matchup against Costa Rica at the Quakes’ Avaya Stadium on Feb. 2 (12:30 p.m. PT; FOX, UniMás, UDN). Lima, who has yet to make a national team appearance, could potentially make his international debut at his hometown club’s venue.


GOALKEEPERS (2): Sean Johnson (New York City FC; 5/0), Zack Steffen (Columbus Crew SC; 6/0)

DEFENDERS (8): Reggie Cannon (FC Dallas; 2/0), Nick Lima (San Jose Earthquakes; 0/0), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls; 2/0), Daniel Lovitz (Montreal Impact/CAN; 0/0), Mark McKenzie (Philadelphia Union; 0/0), Keegan Rosenberry (Colorado Rapids; 0/0), Auston Trusty (Philadelphia Union; 0/0), Walker Zimmerman (LAFC; 4/1) 

MIDFIELDERS (10): Paul Arriola (D.C. United; 17/2), Corey Baird (Real Salt Lake; 0/0), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC/CAN; 142/17), Russell Canouse (D.C. United; 0/0), Marky Delgado (Toronto FC/CAN; 6/0), Jonathan Lewis (New York City FC; 0/0), Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy; 5/1), Djordje Mihailovic (Chicago Fire; 0/0), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC; 5/0), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC; 11/0)

FORWARDS (3): Jeremy Ebobisse (Portland Timbers, 0/0), Christian Ramirez (LAFC; 0/0), Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew SC; 40/6)